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Consensus Building Effort

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Government of New Brunswick Post Secondary Education and Training and Aboriginal Affairs Secretariat

Semester: 2015 Spring

Project Type: Consensus Building Effort

Students: Mavara Agha and Matthew Katz

The mandate of the Government of New Brunswick’s Aboriginal Affairs Secretariat addresses various social, economic, and legal issues between the Government of New Brunswick and First Nations communities. HNMCP aspires to help the Government of New Brunswick examine questions of how consensus-building processes might be used within the provincial departments engaging and consulting with First Nations.… More

Mt. Washington Commission

Semester: 2021 Fall

Project Type: Consensus Building Effort

Students: Lowry Yankwich, Seorae Ko, Erin Savoie

The Mount Washington Commission (MWC) has engaged HNMCP to assist them as they seek develop a master plan that will contribute towards a shared organizational vision for MWC members, provide a better framework for the MWC to execute its other duties, and a framework for the members to work together to provide a world class visitor experience while ensuring all members’ perspectives are heard. … More

Prison Fellowship

Semester: 2014 Spring

Project Type: Consensus Building Effort

Students: Michaela Kromer, Andrew Mamo, Anna Alriksson

Prison Fellowship (PF) partners with the local church and nonprofit organizations to meet the spiritual, physical, and personal needs of prisoners and their families. PF is launching a Wardens Program designed to help prison managers become transformational leaders in the moral rehabilitation of inmates. PF has asked HNMCP to help it develop a consensus building process for wardens and other stakeholders in the reform of prison culture (e.g. legislators, Directors of Corrections, Governor’s offices, inmates and the public).… More

Public International Law & Policy Group

Semester: 2019 Fall

Project Type: Consensus Building Effort, Curriculum Development

Students: Brooke Davies, Nicholas Friedel, and Patrick Maxwell

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 peace processes. In recent years, PILPG has experienced an increase in clients operating as a coalition and/or seeking to build… More

Renmin University Law School

Semester: 2014 Spring

Project Type: Conflict Analysis, Consensus Building Effort, Stakeholder Assessment, Strategic Negotiation Advice

Students: Alyssa Colbert, Mark Johnson

HNMCP, Harvard Project on Disability, and the Renmin University Disability Law Clinic in Beijing continue a relationship that began in the spring of 2012. In this current project, the HNMCP team will examine how stakeholders involved in the education of students with disabilities can better manage disputes in this area and problem solve around specific issues related to education access. They will conduct a stakeholder assessment and conflict analysis, leading to the development of a consensus building curriculum and report.

Tuesday’s Children

Semester: 2014 Spring

Project Type: Consensus Building Effort, Stakeholder Assessment

Students: Rebecca Slater, Elizabeth Breit

In 2008, Tuesday’s Children—an organization created to promote healing for those directly affected by September 11th—founded Project COMMON BOND (PCB) to bring together teens from around the world who share a “common bond” of family loss in an act of terrorism, violent extremism, or war. As PCB enters of period of mission review, it looks to address the fact that it has not experienced supportive integration into Tuesday’s Children. HNMCP will conduct a stakeholder analysis, make recommendations, and possibly facilitate a consensus building process to help both organizations move forward in a productive way.… More