Month: February 2013

Stepping Into Conflict

By Claire Doran, Program Director Most days, I speak about peace. Today, I want to speak about conflict.  Peace is not an escape from conflict, but the willingness to move into conflict.  John Paul Lederach gives a simple definition for

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The 12th Annual Conversity Award Reception and Fundraiser

Get ready for the APADRC”s 12th Annual Conversity Awards! Each year, Asian Pacific American Dispute Resolution Center (APADRC) holds an annual fundraising event called Conversity to raise funds to sustain our organization and continue offering free to low-cost mediation services in

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Following the Heart: An Unusual Transition

By Mia Yamamoto After spending a lifetime as a male, as well as a 30-year career as a criminal defense attorney, I made the decision to follow my heart and undergo gender transition.  I had known of the gender disparity between

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