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Program Teaches Mediation Skills to Kids at Island School
11/13/2017 4:55:46 PM
Description: Seven students from the Island School recently participated in a peer mediation program that will help them learn skills for resolving conflict peacefully.  The program has run for eight weeks and takes place at lunch time and during


Dayton Suggests Mediation to Resolve Conflicts in Montgomery County Jails
11/6/2017 4:28:12 PM
Description: Dayton’s Mediation Center coordinator is calling the situation in area jails a “pressure cooker” due to problems between inmates and corrections staff, and she believes mediation could help to resolve some of the


Judge Farlam Appointed Mediator between Minibus Operators
10/11/2017 7:09:40 PM
Description: Retired Supreme Court of Appeal Judge Ian Farlam has been appointed by the Western Cape government in Cape Town to mediate the ongoing conflict between minibus taxi operators in the area.   The conflict turned violent in


School Mediation Program Funded by First Hawaiian Bank
9/27/2017 6:08:40 PM
Description: A peer mediation program for elementary school students in Hawaii is being funded by the First Hawaiian Bank Foundation.   The foundation provided $7500 to the Ku’ikahi Mediation Center which is a Hilo non-profit that serves East


Fallsburg Mediation
8/5/2017 5:51:57 PM
Description: The Fallsburg Justice Court found a way to make handling their case load far more efficient than ever before.   Recently, it took them an hour and a half to get through 44 cases.   This newfound efficiency is all due to a


Mediation to Help Nurses and Patients at Bethel College
5/20/2017 6:08:55 PM
Description: Bethel College in North Newton, Kansas is the only college in Kansas offering a course in Peace, Justice, and Conflict Studies as part of its general education requirements.   Since the college is one of the most popular nursing programs


Coventry Football Team Refuses to Participate in Mediation
5/20/2017 6:07:58 PM
Description: The Coventry Wasps have stated their refusal to participate in mediation that could potentially resolve the conflict and allow the team to continue playing at the Ricoh Arena.   Instead, the team has asked for direct talks without an


Yellow Springs High School to Create Mediation Protocol
12/26/2016 12:14:01 PM
Description: The group of students and teachers that make up the Yellow Springs High School Student Relations Board will embark on the reconfiguration of the project-based learning contracts signed by students in each class. The goal of the reconfiguration is to


Somali Political Parties Urged to Explore Mediation
12/26/2016 12:09:38 PM
Description: Violence and voting irregularities have been reported by politicians and clan elders in Somalia. Only 14,000 people are permitted to vote each day for the country’s 275 new parliament leaders due to an insurgency by Islamists. The president is


Mediation Counseling Available to Families for Help Dealing with the Holidays
12/24/2016 11:43:53 AM
Description: Family squabbles are a common thread throughout families during the holidays, and now one Connecticut legal organization is hoping to provide a peaceful solution. Connecticut Mediation and Arbitration Services, LLC in Guilford is offering mediation