The National Convocation of Jail and Prison Ministry

The Convocation this year will be in Berkeley, CA on May 25-27, 2014. More information will be posted soon. Check back often for updates.

Restorative Justice

The NATIONAL CONVOCATION OF JAIL AND PRISON MINISTRY brings advocates of “Restorative Justice” together most every year and it is having a powerful and positive effect on all those involved. For us, Restorative Justice means that the offender as well as the victim and the whole community must be restored after a crime has done its damage.


Convocation 2014 Berkeley, CA ……… May 25, 26 & 27


  • The 2014 Convocation in Berkeley will be hosted by Rev. Evelyn Vigil and her committee.

    Plans are still being completed. More information will be posted here as it become available.

    Some of the features of the 2014 Convocation can be gathered from the schedule.

    The Theme in Berkeley will be:

    Notice that there will be a visit to San Quentin State Prison. But you must sign up by April 22 to be on the list.

  • General Information Page
  • Position Papers

    In addition to the Convocation’s MISSION STATEMENT and its PURPOSES AND GOALS, these POSITION PAPERS have become a way of defining the Convocation. POSITION PAPERS should be in the Spirit of the Convocation. POSITION PAPERS should be in the Spirit of Working Together. POSITION PAPERS should approach each Proposal with a Spirit of Reality.