For Clients

We serve client organizations like yours—corporations, non-profits, government agencies, community groups—facing real world challenges that would benefit from strategic negotiation and conflict management advice, or dispute resolution system evaluation and design. A team of our students, trained in both the theory and practice of dispute resolution, will spend a semester exercising their skills and knowledge on behalf of your organization and receive academic course credit for their work.

For a fuller listing of our clients, please see Our Projects. To find out more about working with HNMCP, visit our Becoming a Client page.

2017 Spring Projects

Asia Foundation

Semester: 2017 Spring

Project Type: Dispute System Evaluation

Students: Naomi Campbell & Nyx Nie

The Asia Foundation (TAF) is a nonprofit international development organization with six decades of experience and deep local expertise in addressing critical issues affecting Asia in the 21st century: governance and law, economic development, women’s empowerment, environment, and regional cooperation. Together with its partners, TAF is committed to Asia’s continued development as a peaceful, just,… More

City of Boston Department of Neighborhood Development, Office of Housing Stability

Semester: 2017 Spring

Project Type: Dispute System Design

Students: Shaina Maldonado, Patricia Alejandro, & Oriol Valenti Vidal

Created by Mayor Martin J. Walsh in January of 2016, the Office of Housing Stability (OHS) is charged with helping Boston residents find and maintain stable, safe, and affordable housing. This focus on community preservation and stabilization makes OHS the first of its kind in the nation. Essential to the Office’s displacement prevention work is… More

Community Conferencing Center

Semester: 2017 Spring

Project Type: Dispute System Design

Students: Preston Hipps & Chu Chu

The Community Conferencing Center (CCC) is a conflict transformation and community justice organization that provides ways for people to safely, collectively and effectively prevent and resolve conflicts and crime. The CCC provides a space for dialogue and healing by bringing together individuals involved in serious crime with those harmed by their actions. The process, however,… More

DC Office for the Ombudsman for Public Education

Semester: 2017 Spring

Project Type: Dispute System Design

Students: Corey Linehan & Sara Leiman

The District of Columbia’s Office of the Ombudsman for Public Education (“the Office”) is an independent, neutral office that works to ensure equal access to education for the approximately 88,000 students attending its public and public charter schools. In pursuit of this mission, the Office helps individual students and their families resolve questions, concerns, or… More

Massachusetts Office of Public Collaboration

Semester: 2017 Spring

Project Type: Facilitated Dialogue

Students: Rob Petito & Nate Szyman

For over 25 years, the Massachusetts Office of Public Collaboration (MOPC) has assisted public agencies as a neutral forum and state-level resource for accessing quality services, proven programs, and national knowledge-based networks for dispute resolution, consensus-building and public engagement. In 2013 MOPC was established as the Program Administrator of the Community Mediation Center Grant Program… More

Public International Law & Policy Group

Semester: 2017 Spring

Project Type: Conflict Analysis

Students: Christina Care, Michael Trujillo, & Pirita Virtanen

The Public International Law & Policy Group (PILPG), a 2005 Nobel Peace Prize nominee, operates as a non-profit, global pro bono law firm with a proven record of providing expert guidance to parties engaged in the peace process. PILPG has engaged HNMCP to create a conflict-analysis framework that will allow PILPG and its clients to… More