Welcome to our New Community Mediators!

Having just gone through our 40-Hour Basic Mediation Training, we’re so excited to have our new group of conflict resolution specialists. Joining us this Fall in the Community & Intergroup Conflicts program are Scott (Mandarin), Sharon (Korean), Julie (Korean),Fanny (Cantonese), Andrew (Mandarin), Jenny (Mandarin/Cantonese), Francy (Spanish), Valeria (Spanish), Lactan (Vietnamese), Rini (Hindi), Miyoko (Japanese), and …

The Mediator’s Perspective: An Interview of First-Time Mediators

by Dominik Onate, Program Director This July, Conflict Resolution Specialists Long Hoang and Nick Loh conducted their first in-person mediation. Both were trained through the APADRC’s 40-Hour Basic Mediation Training last June. We caught up with them after the mediation to talk about their experience. The two of you have just concluded your first mediation. …

Introducing our 2013 Summer Interns

by Dominik Onate We’re so excited to have our new team of conflict resolution specialists. Joining us this summer in the Community & Intergroup Conflicts program are Nick (Mandarin), Peter (Korean), Sharon (Korean), Grace (Korean), Mei (Cantonese), Andy (Mandarin), Joann (Mandarin/Cantonese), Cinthya (Spanish), Livvie (Spanish), and Long (Vietnamese). For our Peace Makers & Mediators program, …

Music and Story Night 2012

By Claire Doran The warm glow of Christmas lights illuminated the makeshift stage, with heavy red curtains and a funky zigzag rug.  The smell of warm cookies made the air seem sugary, and assortments of teas, wines, and spiced apple ciders were laid out enticingly on a table decorated with ceramic mushrooms and a small …