Monthly Archives: January 2013

Helping Day Laborers Recover Wages

By Julia Blandon, Conflict Resolution Specialist It is early morning and the sun is rising. The usual city noises are drowned in silence. You get into your vehicle and head to work. You arrive. Today you will be working on

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Communication Courtship: 6 Tips to Set the Scene

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Whether you’re spending Valentine’s day with a romantic partner or celebrating Singles Awareness Day with your friends, create the time, space and mood to reconnect and make conversation a priority. The New York Times article “The End of Courtship?” insinuates that

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UC Berkeley Winter Externship Reflection: Choosing a Career in Conflict Resolution

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by Tiffany Hoang, 2013 UC Berkeley Winter Extern. One doesn’t expect the work of four days to yield very visible results. Though when it comes to externing with the Asian Pacific American Dispute Resolution Center (APADRC), I feel I have grown

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UC Berkeley Winter Externship Reflection: A New Perspective On Diversity

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by Melissa Hu, 2013 UC Berkeley Winter Extern. As an extern for the Asian Pacific American Dispute Resolution Center, I learned to see conflict in an entirely new perspective. Prior to my involvement with the organization, I had imagined conflict as

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UC Berkeley Winter Externship Reflection: Exploring Passion and Service

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by Emily Boyd, 2013 UC Berkeley Winter Extern. Although I do not see myself pursuing a future in mediation, my externship with the APADRC has provided me with invaluable experiences. Each day I learned so many things regarding mediation, office work,

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UC Berkeley Winter Externship Reflection: The Owl Goes “Hoot”

by Ashley Song, 2013 UC Berkeley Winter Extern. In my limited experience of Peace and Conflict Studies, I had not yet explored interpersonal relationships, on which the Asian Pacific American Dispute Resolution Center focuses. But, through some online courses that

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Beauty and the Beat

By Karen Beck My name is DJ Shy and I am the first female on-air mixer at the No. 1 Top 40 radio station in America, 102.7 KIIS-FM in Los Angeles. This Clear Channel station with over 2.6 million listeners

Posted in 2013 January, Newsletter Articles

The Last Train to Good Neighbor

By Dominik Onate We all have a general understanding of what it means to be good neighbors. Good neighbors are friendly and courteous; they greet you hello whenever they see you. Good neighbors are helpful and kind. They help you

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