From the archive

2018 Fall

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Grinnell College

Grinnell College is a private liberal arts college located in Grinnell Iowa. The Grinnell College Office of the Ombuds was established in 2013 as a designated confidential, informal, independent resource for members of the college community to voice their concerns and achieve resolution of disputes. The Office has experienced steady growth over the past five… More

New Jersey Division on Civil Rights

The New Jersey Division on Civil Rights (DCR), an agency within the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety/Office of the Attorney General, is charged with enforcing the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination and the New Jersey Family Leave Act. DCR accepts and investigates complaints (typically related to employment or housing discrimination), and uses… More

Project Place

Project Place is a non-profit that serves homeless and low-income individuals in stabilization, employment, and housing, through skills-based education and case management. Project Place would like to improve its dispute resolution system to be more client-centered, in order to improve its programs and services while building skills in conflict resolution to be a source of… More

Restorative Response Baltimore

Restorative Response Baltimore (RRB) is a conflict resolution and community building organization that provides ways for people to collectively and effectively resolve and prevent conflict. A primary focus of their work in Baltimore over the last twenty years has been preventing school push out and thwarting the school-to-prison pipeline. In line with this mission, RRB… More

U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York Mediation Program

The U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York Mediation Program works with volunteer mediators (members of the bar) who provide mediation in cases before the federal district court in areas of civil rights (employment discrimination, labor law, police misconduct, etc.). As slow as diversification in all areas of the legal profession has been, ADR… More

U.S. Office of the Special Counsel

The U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) is an independent federal investigative and prosecutorial agency whose authorities come from four federal statutes: the Civil Service Reform Act, the Whistleblower Protection Act, the Hatch Act, and the Uniformed Services Employment & Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA). The Alternative Dispute Resolution Unit’s Mediation Program mediates Prohibited Personnel Practice… More