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mothers seek real justice for their murdered sons


After the brutal slaying of her teenage son, Janet Connors reaches out to her son’s killer to offer a chance for forgiveness. They team up with a group of mothers of murdered children to help young people in their community break the chain of violence and revenge.


see the film

Clips from this film are available now for use in schools, survivors’ groups, courthouses, prisons, and community settings to:

  • start conversations about justice, forgiveness, and accountability

  • promote restorative justice as an alternative to school suspension or juvenile detention

  • support healing for survivors of violence

  • help incarcerated people transform their lives

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Circle Up, the feature documentary, is currently in post-production with release planned in fall 2017.