Here are some of the 2022 TKF Report Card Highlights:
In March, Azim Khamisa, and Ples Felix presented our first in-person Peacemaker Assembly since the pandemic, during Tariq Khamisa Week at Chula Vista middle school.
In April, TKF, staff members, Leslie Willis and Benita Page, spoke at the School Climate Conference in Temecula, California. Their session was on “Teaching Students a Restorative Mindset Through Social-Emotional Life Skills.” They shared how TKF’s curriculum teaches students deeper lessons on accountability, compassion, collaboration, resiliency, forgiveness, and peace.
In July, Bonita Page, Tasreen Khamisa, and Tony Hicks all presented at the NACRJ Conference in Chicago. They presented the importance of forgiveness in healing. Bonita and Tasreen in partnership with SDCOE, USD Center for RJ, and RJ Mediation Program also presented on the topic of creating a restorative city for San Diego.
In August, TKF hosted a special virtual roundtable to celebrate the release of our new book Victims on Both Ends of the Gun. This book shares the personal forgiveness journeys of several TKF family members. This roundtable was moderated by co-author Tina Schuster and panel members included some of the TKF family and several students.
In September, Ples Felix and Tony Hicks spoke at San Diego Rotary, sharing their personal journey from the book, Victims on Both Ends of the Gun. They shared how the power of restorative justice and forgiveness has given them a purpose to change their lives.
In October, Tasreen Khamisa spoke at the online National University’s Women in Leadership Conference. She spoke about her journey through leadership.
In November, Tasreen Khamisa and Bonita Page presented at the AMLE Conference in Kissimmee, Florida. Their session was on teaching restorative principles to enhance social-emotional development. They shared the importance of teaching the principles of accountability, compassion, forgiveness, and peacemaking, which is at the core of our mission.
Peacemaker Assembly — We presented our transformative peacemaker assembly to 6,055 students.
Restorative Workshop — We delivered our heavily in-demand Restorative Workshop to 2,080 students.
Mentoring – We provided life-changing mentoring services to 3,565 vulnerable students.
11,830 students were impacted by TKF. We increased our services by 300% from 2021.
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