Posts Tagged ‘NE-ACR’

 

NE-ACR’s Fall Program with Erica Fox

On October 21, from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m., NE-ACR will present its fall program in collaboration with Harvard’s Program on Negotiation.  Erica Fox, President of Mobius Executive Leadership and Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School will discuss her new book “Winning From Within: A Breakthrough Method of Leading, Living, and Lasting Change”. More information […]


Mediator “self care”

On April 29, the New England Chapter of the Association for Conflict Resolution held its annual meeting in Wellesley, MA and presented a program by Emily Gould of Empatia Resolutions, in Montpelier, VT. The annual meeting was brief, and at that time I ended my term as president and began a one-year term as secretary. […]


“Connections stretch across time, distance, and interests” article published

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 […]


NE-ACR Fall Program Featured Thought-Provoking Panel

Although they say that a picture is worth a thousand words, this photograph of the panel who spoke at the NE-ACR fall program does not begin to do justice to the rich and complex topics they covered. “Conflict, Consensus and Leadership in the Political Debate” could have gone in many directions — some of them […]


October 17 program of the New England Chapter of the Association for Conflict Resolution (NE-ACR)

On Wednesday, October 17, at 5:30, the New England Chapter of the Association for Conflict Resolution (NE-ACR) will present its fall program in Wellesley, MA. This time, it’s a panel discussion on “Conflict, Consensus, and Leadership in the Political Debate.” Lorraine Della Porta, of the Massachusetts Office of Public Collaboration, will moderate. The panelists will […]


NE-ACR (New England Chapter of the Associaton for Conflict Resolution) Summer Institute

Earlier this month, NE-ACR, the New England Chapter of the Association for Conflict Resolution, held its 2012 Summer Institute at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT. In a day-long program, Joe Brummer of Community Mediation, Inc., guided us through “Secrets of a Successful Workshop: Design and Delivery.” Joe had pointers on how best to create the […]


Elected President of NE-ACR (New England Chapter of the Association for Conflict Resolution)

I’m excited (and a little daunted) to announce that I was elected President of the New England Chapter of the Association for Conflict Resolution at NE-ACR’s annual meeting in Wellesley, MA. NE-ACR’s mission is to connect and support conflict resolution practitioners and scholars in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut and improve […]


NE-ACR (New England Chapter, Assn. for Conflict Resolution) publishes my article in conference newsletter

Last year, the New England Chapter of the Association for Conflict Resolution held a regional conference at Brandeis University. The theme of the conference was “Brainstorming: conflict resolution from the inside out.”  NE-ACR has now published newsletter looking back at the conference. The newsletter provides a nice overview of the conference, whether or not you […]


Dignity and Conflict Resolution

Last month, the New England Chapter of the Association for Conflict Resolution presented a program by Dr. Donna Hicks. She presented highlights from her work and recently published book, “Dignity: The Essential Role it Plays in Resolving Conflict.” Dr. Hicks’ research and direct conflict resolution experience have convinced her that parties in conflict are often […]


Mediation: it’s about the neutrality

At the conference presented last week by the New England Chapter of the Association for Conflict Resolution (NE-ACR), several speakers discussed theories about why we think and do the things that we think and do. Some ideas seemed almost obvious and others were counter-intuitive.  Most, if not all, of these presentations were made in the […]