In the most recent newsletter of the New England Chapter of the Association for Conflict Resolution (NE-ACR), my president’s message focused on connections and mediators. We encourage those in conflict to make some connection with each other — if only to respect that the other person’s perspective is unlike our own. We connect with other mediators. Finally, we connect with people throughout our professional and personal lives — some of whom may be unaware of the benefits of mediation in various aspects of their lives. You can read more about connections and mediators in the article.