Teen court panel members hear four cases in July

Nine Buffalo / Pepin County Teen Court panelists heard four cases on July 5 at the Buffalo County Courthouse in Alma. The youth judges used restorative questioning practices to learn more about their peers violations and provide equitable, logical consequences with the intent to change behavior and facilitate growth. The panelists from Alma, Cochrane-Fountain City, […]

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Buffalo/Pepin Teen Court Panelists Represented at Statewide RJ Summit

On June 16th, Buffalo / Pepin County Teen Court panelists traveled to Madison, WI to participate in the Wisconsin Restorative Justice YOUTH Summit. Our young people were among other youth practicing RJ work from across the state. Panelists engaged with youth and adults and heard from Eric Butler, a renowned practitioner, from Oakland, California.

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High school students trained to be panelists in Teen Court program

Buffalo / Pepin County Teen Court welcomed 17 new panel members at their training on April 14 at the Buffalo County Courthouse in Alma. These new panelists join another 25 other high school students already serving as peer judges. Teen Court hears over 25 cases a year across the two counties with referrals from the […]

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Eighth grade prevention day encourages students to ACT

The Buffalo County Partnership Council, a coalition of teachers, students, law enforcement, university professors and public health and human services professionals, invited all eighth grade students in Buffalo County from Alma, Cochrane-Fountain City, Gilmanton and Mondovi schools to participate in the annual prevention day on February 17, 2022, at Mondovi School and Cochrane-Fountain City School. […]

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