We are a non-profit mediation center focused on promoting and bringing about the peaceful settlement of disputes and preventing the escalation of conflict. We work with individuals, groups and institutions and offer youth programs and regular training sessions in our community.

Upcoming Workshops

MEETING FACILITATION SKILLS:  Participants in this workshop acquire tools for enhancing commitment, communication, and conflict resolution in the groups to which they belong, while developing their ability to serve in the role of meeting facilitator.  October 20, 2017, 9:00-5:00 in Carrboro. $195.00.  More info and registration.

INTRODUCTION TO RESTORATIVE CIRCLES—FREE!
Come experience a facilitated community-building circle process.  We will engage and connect with one another in a space of equality, where every voice is heard.Circles are a respectful way for people in schools, neighborhoods, and organizations to share and listen deeply. Sunday, October 22 from 1 pm – 2:30 pm at Orange County Public Library Meeting Room, 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough, NC

Let Val Hanson know you are coming

HAVE AN INTERPERSONAL 
OR GROUP DISPUTE?

We offer mediation, facilitation and conflict resolution services.

Testimonials

“The openness and friendliness of all the Center made this a valuable experience.”

“I can’t thank you guys enough. You were terrific, during a really hard time. Thank you.”

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