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TEDxManitoba - Wilma Derksen: When Polarity in Forgiveness Happens

Since her daughter Candace was abducted and murdered in1984, Wilma Derksen has influenced victims, offenders,and the community by telling her story. She's also hadan impact by facilitating a support group for survivorsof homicide, organizing dialogue between victims andinmates in prison, conducting training, giving lectures,participating in panel discussions, presenting herinsights to the justice system, and addressing victims'needs at restorative justice conferences throughoutCanada and the United States. Wilma Derksen is theauthor of Have you seen Candace? and Confronting theHorror: the Aftermath of Violence.In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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