The Mississippi Mediation Project
Mediators Beyond Borders
This exciting day was led by
Laurel Kaufer, founder of
the Mississippi Mediation
Project, Ken Cloke, nationally
Mediator, Conflict Resolution
Trainer/Author, and a team of
Professionals from Mediators
comments by guest Diane Mitchum,
National Deputy Director of the
U.S. Department of Justice
Community Relations Service,
CONFLICT!-we all know it's a fact of life. While inevitable, people who learn to manage conflict productively resolve issues in ways that lead to growth in their lives and communities.
This Day of Dialogue
provided an opportunity for
members and leaders of Mississippi communities, to discuss conflict and explore options for
the creation of positive change through an understanding of productive communication and conflict.
In addition to comments by local
community leaders, presentations and group discussions
were led by prominent conflict resolution professionals from around the United States, providing a unique environment in which to raise and address issues of concern.
Featuring a Keynote Address by:
President, Gulf Coast Community Foundation
and President-Elect, Mississippi Bar Association
Rodger set the tone for the day and offer possibilities for the future of Mississippi communities by addressing the power of collaboration in addressing and resolving conflict in ways that strengthen the fiber of every community.