R.I.P. Michael Penn

R.I.P. Michael Penn

Michael Penn Rest In Peace We are very sad to report that longtime advocate for interfaith work and friend of OC Human Relations, Mike Penn, passed away recently after battling cancer. Mike served for a number of years as the President of the Orange County Interfaith Network. Mike was an incredible human being who trailblazed a pathway for interfaith unity,

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4 Divorce Mediation Training Sessions in March

4 Divorce Mediation Training Sessions in March

Family disputes often involve complex legal issues and highly emotional entanglements between disputing parties. Such cases present mediators with challenges that require a wide range of skills. The Advanced Divorce Mediation Training series is designed for both the novice and the experienced mediator to consider and discuss the challenges unique to mediating the family law case. Note: this training assumes the

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DRP team welcomes new colleagues

DRP team welcomes new colleagues

The Dispute Resolution Team is very excited about the new staff members who have joined our team in the last quarter. Each of these staff members bring a diverse set of skills that will enhance the quality of our programming and improve our ability to provide Orange County residents with an opportunity to resolve conflicts in a more peaceful manner. After

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OC Mediation Conference Upcoming

OC Mediation Conference Upcoming

OC Human Relations is proud to co-sponsor Orange County’s premier mediation conference for mediators, ADR experts and peacemaking professionals, taking place March 20th. This, the 23rd Annual Conference, has a theme of “Promoting the Choice to Mediate: Moving Beyond Barriers.”

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OC Human Relations Offers Trainings & Workshops

There are a number of trainings offered by OC Human Relations staff coming up over the next few months. In March there are two advanced mediation workshops for volunteers and interns already working with an Orange County Dispute Resolution Program. April marks the start of the next 32 hour Basic Mediation Training, which is open to the public. In June a

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Alfonso On The Radio

Our very own Alfonso Clarke, Dispute Resolution Program Director and 2014 Orange County Mediation Conference Chair, talks to Mari Frank, host of KUCI’s “Prescriptions for Healing Conflict” show, about OC Human Relations and the upcoming Orange County Mediation Conference. This year’s conference theme is “Mediation in a Time of Change, 2014: The Year of Transformation”. The conference takes place next

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OC Mediation Conference – March 14

OC Mediation Conference - March 14

Registration Now Open for the 2014 Orange County Mediation Conference! “Mediation in a Time of Change: 2014 the Year of Transformation” Hurry – Early Bird Prices Good Until March 7, 2014 The 2014 OC Mediation Conference, is scheduled for Friday, March 14th at the beautiful University of California, Irvine University Club at 801 East Peltason Drive, Irvine, CA 92697 For more information

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