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  • ACR-GNY - Roundtable Breakfast - Using Theater to Transform Conflict and Create Social Change
    at John Jay College present Monthly NYC DR Roundtable Breakfast USING THEATER TO TRANSFORM CONFLICT AND CREATE SOCIAL CHANGE Amy Rebecca Marsico In an increasingly complex and globalized world the arts have an important role to play in challenging unjust structures and policies breaking down divisions between people increasing our understanding of multiple perspectives and creating shared narratives Drawing from her experience as an arts and peacebuilding practitioner Amy Rebecca Marsico will discuss how theater can be used as a powerful tool to create space for dialogue transform conflict and advocate for peace human rights and justice Amy Rebecca Marsico is an arts and peacebuilding practitioner She has worked as a stage manager producer assistant director and writer in both non profit and commercial theater As a trainer and facilitator she has designed workshops for youth that employ the arts to teach trauma awareness skills encourage resilience address root causes of conflict and build capacity through dialogue and education She has also designed workshops for women and girls that explore gender and power issues Amy is the co author of Transforming Trauma An Interactive Role Play for Community Leaders and Caregivers a piece that was used by the STAR program

    Original URL path: http://www.acrgny.org/event-480622 (2016-02-12)
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  • ACR-GNY - ACR-GNY Annual Meeting with Special Presentation
    become a member please fill out our membership application Registration is closed Dear Contact First Name Thank you for joining us at last night s Annual Meeting As you know Dan Weitz provided a wonderful presentation on Integrating Neuroscience into Your Mediation Practice and he promised to share his article with the group Attached please find that article titled The Brains Behind Mediation Reflections on Neuroscience Conflict Resolution and Decision

    Original URL path: http://www.acrgny.org/event-468158 (2016-02-12)
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  • ACR-GNY - Roundtable Breakfast - KAVI: KINGS AGAINST VIOLENCE INITIATIVE
    DOCTOR ADDRESSES VIOLENCE ROBERT GORE MD Homicide is the 1 cause of death for Black males aged 15 24 and the 2 cause of death for Latino males aged 15 24 KAVI also known as Kings Against Violence Intiative is a relatively new hospital and school based youth violence intervention prevention and empowerment program Dr Gore who has too often seen the results of violence in his professional life will discuss the KAVI program its mission and the organization s unique approach to interpersonal violence Robert J Gore MD is an attending physician assistant residency director and clinical assistant professor at Kings County Hospital SUNY Downstate Department of Emergency Medicine in Brooklyn NY Dr Gore was raised in Brooklyn After finishing his undergraduate studies at Morehouse College in Atlanta GA he then went on to the State University of New York at Buffalo for medical school He completed his emergency medicine residency training at Cook County Hospital in Chicago where he was chief resident His interests include mentoring student and resident education youth violence and violence intervention and international health Dr Gore was the assistant program director for the Kings County SUNY Downstate Emergency Medicine Residency Program for four years He is currently the executive director of the KAVI Kings Against Violence Initiative a hospital based youth violence intervention prevention and empowerment program targeting teens that have been injured as a result of violence or at risk for violent and recurrent violent injury He is the founder and director of the Minority Medical Student Emergency Medicine MMSEM Summer Fellowship which is a mentoring and enrichment program for underrepresented minorities interested in Emergency Medicine with a focus on project development Dr Gore has lectured around the U S the Caribbean and Asia and has worked in East Africa Haiti and South

    Original URL path: http://www.acrgny.org/event-470541 (2016-02-12)
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  • ACR-GNY - Roundtable Breakfast - HOW DOES IT FEEL TO BE A PROBLEM?
    Jay College present Monthly NYC DR Roundtable Breakfast MOUSTAFA BAYOUMI HOW DOES IT FEEL TO BE A PROBLEM Just over a century ago W E B Du Bois posed a provocative question in his classic The Souls of Black Folk How does it feel to be a problem Now Moustafa Bayoumi asks the same question about a new problem group in the United States and relies on seven young Arab Americans to provide the answer In his book Bayoumi presents striking portraits of the newest population to be tagged problematic 20 something Arab Americans in Brooklyn These young people face surveillance and detentions workplace discrimination threats of vigilante violence and the disappearance of friends or family Bayoumi will reflect on what it means to be Arab American and Muslim American today 10 years after the terrorist attacks of 9 11 Moustafa Bayoumi is the author of How Does It Feel To Be a Problem Being Young and Arab in America Penguin which won an American Book Award and the Arab American Book Award for Non Fiction The book has also been translated into Arabic by Arab Scientific Publishers His writing has appeared in The New York Times Magazine New York

    Original URL path: http://www.acrgny.org/event-451036 (2016-02-12)
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  • ACR-GNY - Nuts & Bolts of Building a Practice in Arbitration, as an Ombuds, in Elder Mediation & with Youth
    registrants Registration Members Free Non members 25 00 USD Registration is closed Association for Conflict Resolution Greater New York Chapter ACR GNY presents The Nuts Bolts of Building a Practice in Arbitration as an Ombuds in Elder Mediation with Youth The program will consist of 5 panel speakers who will address the various areas of practice The panelists will be Julie Crotty of FINRA on Arbitration Marsha Wagner the Columbia

    Original URL path: http://www.acrgny.org/event-444955 (2016-02-12)
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  • ACR-GNY - Roundtable Breakfast - HOW MEDIATORS CAN MANAGE THEIR DIFFERENCES WITH OTHER GROUPS OF MEDIATORS
    attend Registration is closed The Association for Conflict Resolution of Greater New York and The CUNY Dispute Resolution Consortium at John Jay College present HOW MEDIATORS CAN MANAGE THEIR DIFFERENCES WITH OTHER GROUPS OF MEDIATORS Monthly NYC DR Roundtable Breakfast EWAN MALCOLM The aim of this workshop is to explore approaches that mediators can use in order to manage most effectively the inevitable differences that arise because of the wide diversity of professional backgrounds training and needs within the mediation community Ewan s research demonstrates that there can at times be a dissonance between the words and actions of mediators when they are in dispute with other groups of mediators Furthermore this gap between our beliefs as conflict professionals and our behaviors can adversely impact on our credibility as mediators When discussing our most difficult issues we have a perfect opportunity to model the shift from debate to dialogue Ewan Malcolm Ll B NP MSc is a full time mediator trainer and researcher His diverse practice usually involves emotionally charged conflicts which are of high value to the disputants His recent research has focused on how groups of mediators experience disputes with other mediators After nearly two decades as a

    Original URL path: http://www.acrgny.org/event-436486 (2016-02-12)
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  • ACR-GNY - Roundtable Breakfast - MEDIATORS BEYOND BORDERS INTERNATIONAL
    Association for Conflict Resolution of Greater New York and The CUNY Dispute Resolution Consortium at John Jay College present MEDIATORS BEYOND BORDERS INTERNATIONAL Building a more peace able world Monthly NYC DR Roundtable Breakfast Mediators Beyond Borders International MBB builds local skills for peace and promotes mediation worldwide Three MBB members will address the January Roundtable breakfast speaking about several active projects including their Climate Change and Liberia Women Hold Up Half the Sky Initiatives Alan E Gross PhD has served as Senior Director Training Coordinator 9 11 Family Mediation Coordinator and presently as Special Projects Coordinator for the New York Peace Institute Gross was formerly Psychology Professor and Department Chair at the University of Maryland a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science and the author of a textbook and more than 50 chapters articles and papers related to conflict resolution and social psychology He is an MBB Board member and a member of both the Climate Change and Sierra Leone project teams Charlie Pillsbury has served as the first Executive Director of Mediators Beyond Borders International MBB since November 2009 Charlie is also an MBB Founding Member and a member of MBB s Colombia project team F rom 1989 2009 Charlie was the Executive Director of Community Mediation Inc a nonprofit community mediation center in New Haven Connecticut He currently is an Adjunct Professor and Distinguished Visiting Fellow Center on Dispute Resolution Quinnipiac University School of Law Prabha Sankaranarayan is a Mediator and Developmental Specialist experienced in designing and implementing programs that meet the needs of communities impacted by violence and trauma She is an Adjunct Professor at the School of Social Work University of Pittsburgh President of the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape and a founding member and Treasurer of the Board of Directors of Mediators Beyond Borders

    Original URL path: http://www.acrgny.org/event-422328 (2016-02-12)
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  • ACR-GNY - Holiday Cocktail & Networking Party for Members
    Party for Members When Thu December 08 2011 6 00 PM 8 00 PM Location TriBeCa NYC Spaces left 25 Registration Active Member 10 00 USD Registration is closed Come celebrate the holidays meet the directors and other ACR GNY members The event is only 10 for members non members are welcome to join by signing up for membership at ACR GNY http www acrgny org membership application Please register

    Original URL path: http://www.acrgny.org/event-407691 (2016-02-12)
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