Of Interest – Local Lessons for International Peacemakers

This story about a local community mediation program based in urban New York City makes the connections between the skills and techniques developed by community mediators and how these are similar and different from those used at the international level. Brad Heckman, the featured mediator, was trained in the same approach as I was, namely the Community Boards Model of Mediation. Community mediators at the local level need to use their skills in everyday encounters as well as when hosting formal mediation sessions. ESCRO seeks Continue reading →