Our Roof Top House Party was a Success!


Thanks to Marge and Ken Broun, Old Chicago Pizza, and Carolina Brewery for sponsoring our Roof Top Party on October 19, and for DSC Board members Sue Harvin and Rick Igou for organizing it.

Friends of DSC, new and old, enjoyed a beautiful, sunny afternoon overlooking Chapel Hill atop the 140 Franklin Street Building.  We raised over $1200 for our Youth Programs which teach young people constructive and nonviolent ways to handle conflicts.

You can donate below if you weren’t able to join us. Thank you!  



News Flash!  Executive Director Frances Henderson's interview on WCOM about how businesses can use mediation.  Listen here.

Meeting Facilitation by Andy Sachs in The Peacemaker (June 2014) newsletter of Dispute Resolution Section of NC Bar


Watch teens and their parents talk about their recent experiences in DSC's Family Table Program.

Have an interpersonal or group dispute? Tell us about it.

Read our 2014 Annual Report.


Upcoming Trainings

Home for the Holidays

For many folks, holidays with extended family and in-laws are potential minefields for conflict.  In this short workshop we will discuss and plan our best strategies for minimizing stress and maintaining harmony.  Space is limited. ...read more »

Here's what people are saying about the Dispute Settlement Center

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"The openness and friendliness of all at the Center made this a valuable experience."