Nathan Bedford Forrest School Re-naming Conflict (a Briefing)

Dec 15, 2008 by Student

This podcast was produced by Barbara Jones, a student in the 2008 session of Roots of Social Conflict (DR7100), a course in the Master of Arts in Dispute Resolution Program at Wayne State University. Barbara took our conflict briefing paper assignment and jazzed it up to create an audio version that of necessity covers a complex case in a short time. The case involves a dispute over renaming a High School in Florida that was named after former KKK leader Nathan Bedford Forrest. Listen and learn! BW

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Master of Arts in Dispute Resolution at WSU

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Sustaining Conflict Resolution Education Conference Highlights featuring Peer Mediation Partners

Apr 26, 2008 by Bill

In this episode we hear highlights from the ACR Education Section conference Sustaining Conflict Resolution Education: Building Bridges to the Future held March 9-11, 2008 in Fairfax, Virginia on the campus of George Mason University. Speakers include Larry Dieringer, Executive Director, Educators for Social Responsibility and Associate Professor Susan Hirsch from the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason. We also hear from Peer Mediation Partners undergraduate interns Rebecca Newman, Roxanne Libby, William Still and Jared Schmidt who describe their work going into middle schools and high schools in their region to support peer mediation across the educational spectrum.

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Link to PMP presentation
Slides from the Peer Mediation Partners workshop
Educators for Social Responsibility
Website of Educators for Social Responsibility
Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution
ICAR at George Mason University
Conflict Resolution Education Connection
New web clearinghouse of CRE information and resources.

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