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Stakeholder Assessment

New Hampshire Judicial Branch

Semester: 2020 Fall

Project Type: Dispute System Evaluation, Stakeholder Assessment

Students: Nicholas Urban and September McCarthy

The New Hampshire Judicial Branch has convened an interdisciplinary committee composed of representatives from all parts of the Court system. HNMCP will conduct a project to explore stakeholder experiences, approaches to, and perspectives on remote hearings and the role they may play in ensuring access to justice and serving as a dispute resolution option that courts could offer. Potential final products include recommendations, resources, and/or training materials to improve stakeholder use of and value gained from remote hearings.… More

New Hampshire Judicial Council

Semester: 2019 Fall

Project Type: Stakeholder Assessment

Students: Obianuju Enworom & June Koo

The Judicial Council is a state agency that is part of the Executive Branch of the New Hampshire state government, created to serve as a neutral forum for the discussion and presentation of ideas about how to improve the delivery of justice in the state of New Hampshire. Historically, parent representation in child protection cases… More

North Shore Medical Center/Union Hospital

Semester: 2008 Fall

Project Type: Conflict Analysis, Stakeholder Assessment

Students: Brian Friedman & Stephanie Singer

Conduct a stakeholder/conflict assessment for hospital patients… More

Office of New York City Council Member Daniel R. Garodnick

Semester: 2007 Spring

Project Type: Stakeholder Assessment

Students: Michael Blank and Jane Morrill

Conduct a stakeholder assessment of a larger building project in New York City… More

Office of New York City Council Member Daniel R. Garodnick

Semester: 2012 Fall

Project Type: Dispute System Design, Dispute System Evaluation, Stakeholder Assessment

Students: Jon Enfield and Anna Gressel

New York City Council Member Daniel R. Garodnick’s office is looking at two areas of the operation of the New York City Comptroller’s Office: the way that it resolves legal claims against the City of New York, and its audit function. HNMCP will assess whether the City is spending the right amount of time litigating versus settling cases, determine whether the best processes are being employed, and will make recommendations on how best to improve the city’s conflict management systems. It will also provide a critical review of the audit process to consider whether there are ways to make the audit more results-driven and less confrontational, and will propose an improved conflict management system for disputes arising out of the audits.… More

OneVoice Movement

Semester: 2013 Fall

Project Type: Conflict Resolution Advice, Stakeholder Assessment

Students: Sarah Kalin, Frédérique Couture-Carrier, and Jennifer Garnett

The OneVoice Movement is an Israeli-Palestinian parallel initiative seeking to build a two-state solution in the hope achieving a lasting peace for both peoples. HNMCP students will conduct a stakeholder assessment of businesses, think tanks, and NGO’s promoting conflict resolution in the region to determine how much mission-overlap they have and how they might better work together towards peace.… More

Ono Academic College

Semester: 2015 Spring

Project Type: Facilitated Dialogue, Stakeholder Assessment

Students: Rachel Hutchinson and Eli Shalam

Ono Academic College has enlisted HNMCP students research issues around Israel’s mandatory national and military services in the armed forces, which causes considerable internal conflict in the country and creates hierarchies of citizenship. Informed by their research, students will conduct a stakeholder assessment and facilitate dialogues among Ono students affected by the issue.… More

Paulist Center

Semester: 2007 Fall

Project Type: Facilitated Dialogue, Stakeholder Assessment

Students: Becky Jaffe & Dave Baron

Design and evaluate a reconciliation process for disaffected Catholics… More

Paypal

Semester: 2009 Spring

Project Type: Dispute System Design, Stakeholder Assessment

Students: Isaac Beerman & Rachel Carlton

Design an online system that meets the needs of a local courthouse.… 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.
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Seeds of Peace

Semester: 2012 Fall

Project Type: Facilitated Dialogue, Stakeholder Assessment

Students: Andrew Chinsky and Christie Dinapoli

Seeds of Peace is dedicated to the pursuit of lasting peace by helping high potential youth in regions of conflict develop effective leadership in peace-building. There are more than one hundred NGOs devoted to conflict resolution and peace-building in Israel and Palestine that, while having similar or shared missions, have little to no coordination or communication between organizations. SoP has contracted HNMCP to map the scope of the peace-building community and make recommendations on a consensus-building process for organizations to leverage their individual strengths to positively impact each other’s work and their broader goals. … More

Seeds of Peace

Semester: 2015 Fall

Project Type: Stakeholder Assessment

Students: Doug Margison & Drake Carden

Seeds of Peace (SoP) is a non‐profit organization that inspires and cultivates new generations of global leaders in communities divided by conflict. We equip them with the skills and relationships they need to accelerate social, economic, and political changes essential for peace. SoP has engaged HNMCP to assess its own internal communication and stakeholder engagement systems and offer recommendations and strategies to improve these for more inclusive organizational decision-making.… More

Seeds of Peace

Semester: 2018 Spring

Project Type: Stakeholder Assessment

Students: Bridget Power & Jared Small

Seeds of Peace is a non‐profit organization that works with young people and educators to inspire and cultivate new generations of global leaders in communities divided by conflict. Seeds has engaged HNMCP to conduct stakeholder assessments to explore the ways that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and conflict in general, show up in schools in the region and how Seeds of Peace might help students and educators engage conflict more effectively.… More

Sudbury Clergy Association

Semester: 2015 Spring

Project Type: Conflict Analysis, Stakeholder Assessment

Students: Jiayun Ho and Seanan Fong

The Sudbury Clergy Association is enlisting the help of HNMCP to develop a kinder, gentler protocol for engaging at Town Meetings, in town government, and in the schools for the sake of the community’s best interests. Students will conduct a stakeholder assessment of town employees, elected officials, and residents, identify critical areas of disagreement, and propose next steps.… More

Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office

Semester: 2021 Fall

Project Type: Conflict Analysis, Stakeholder Assessment

Students: Fernanda Teodoro and Marlon Becerra

The Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office (SCDAO), led by DA Rachael Rollins, serves the cities and towns of Boston, Chelsea, Revere, and Winthrop, Massachusetts. With approximately 300 employees, including about 150 lawyers, it is among the largest and busiest district attorney’s offices in New England. SCDAO is deeply committed to principles of equity, fairness, openness,… More

TBWA

Semester: 2013 Spring

Project Type: Conflict Resolution Advice, Dispute System Design, Stakeholder Assessment

Students: Jason Orr and Natasha Caldwell

TBWA is the seventh largest Advertising Agency Network in the world, with 260+ offices in 100 countries. In North America, their two largest advertising offices operate under the name TBWAChiat Day, and are located in NY & LA. The changing workforce demographics for multinational companies is slowly causing increased internal conflict as communication and methods… More

Southern Coalition for Social Justice

Semester: 2009 Spring

Project Type: Conflict Analysis, Dispute System Design, Stakeholder Assessment

Students: Jared Strumwasser, Becky Jaffe, & Jonathan Korin

Design a consensus-based model for resolving heirs’ property disputes.… More

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

U.S. Department of State

Semester: 2007 Spring

Project Type: Dispute System Design, Stakeholder Assessment

Students: Lauren Salvati

Develop a dispute systems for a cooperative working group coordinating United Nations Compensation funding… More

U.S. Department of State

Semester: 2014 Spring

Project Type: Conflict Resolution Advice, Stakeholder Assessment

Students: Erin Bloom, James O'Neill

A complex framework of legally binding treaties and less formal agreements governs water sharing and use in Central Asia. The Department of State hopes to facilitate dialogue among the region’s stakeholders. HNMCP students will examine legal and non-binding frameworks governing water use in the region, review and recommend best practices, and recommend strategies towards a facilitated dialogue to address cooperation, mutual learning and coordinated action to build sustained legal relationships amongst stakeholders.… More