Join us for our November Mediation Matters: Community Mediation Centers and Social Justice: Past and Present. This is an interactive virtual event offered to those near and far.
Participants will explore the origin of Community Mediation, their roots to the Civil Rights Act 1964 Title 10 and the continuous development of the centers as a social movement in the United States and abroad. Individuals will examine the impact and potential of CMCs on empowering communities to create community cohesion, sustainability, and resilience.
Outline of session
- 1. Introduction
- 2. The Evolution of Community Mediation Center
- 3. The Work of Social Justice and Self-Determination
- 4. The Future of Community Mediation Center
- 5. Conclusion
- 6. Q & A
Our Guest Speaker: Kabrina Bass
We welcome Kabrina Bass! Kabrina is a Nonprofit Executive Director, professional mediator, facilitator, trainer and organizational manager. Kabrina has experience in conflict management, negotiation, mediation, and facilitation. She is an exceptional trainer in conflict management, leadership development, overall communication theories and methods. Kabrina received extensive training in conflict resolution, negotiation, dispute system design, facilitation, nonviolence methods and mediation from Kennesaw State University. She earned
a bachelor and master’s degree in religion with an emphasis on Education. She’ll receive her second master’s degree in conflict management, December 2021. She received a certificate for the completion of Family and Civil Mediation from the South Carolina Bar. She also completed additional Mediation Training with Midlands Mediation Center, Mediators Beyond The Borders Inc., and Kennesaw State University. She has received additional training in Reflective Structured Dialogue and Democracy, Politics and Conflict Engagement. #Heretohear
The Center for Community Dialogue & Training is a member of the National Association for Community Mediation (NAFCM). NAFCM advances the work, aggregates the wisdom, and amplifies the voice of community mediators and community mediation moving us all closer to transformative conflict revolution. nafcm.org