THE CENTER FOR CIVIC MEDIATION was originally established by the Los Angeles County Bar Association as the Neighborhood Justice Center, one of the first three Community Mediation centers in the country. The Center for Civic Mediation helps individuals, families, and communities to resolve conflicts through mediation, facilitation, and other problem-solving methods. The Center provides mediation and conflict resolution training, education, and coaching that prepares people with the skills to constructively address disputes in personal, community, and work settings. We partner and works collaboratively with local governments, schools, social service agencies, law enforcement, and courts as well as private and public organizations and businesses.
For further information be sure to check out the Center for Civic Mediation's website (www.centerforcivicmediation.org) that is an important resource for individuals, schools and community organizations, or call (213) 896-6533.
KNBC News Report on LACBA's Center for Civic Mediation's Peer Mediation Program, which helps reduce student violence at Maclay Middle School
To learn more about the Center's Peer Mediation Program, CLICK HERE.
Please click here to see the video on KNBC's site.
Community Mediation Services
Youth Conflict Resolution and Peer Mediation
Los Angeles Times article, "Settling School Disputes Before they Escalate"
The Center for Civic Mediation receives generous support from the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Dispute Resolution Program through the Department of Community & Senior Services, the City of Santa Monica, the City of Beverly Hills, the Los Angeles County Bar Foundation, Friends of the Family, and generous private donors.
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