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Conflict Resolution on Global Issues

Interested in gaining insight about responses to conflict from around the world?

Conflict as opportunity is one of the main purposes behind a newly developed network entitled "Global Citizens for Conflict Resolution." This group's mission is to facilitate discussion between people with diverse backgrounds about the challenges and opportunities of conflict resolution. Our current mailing list includes professors, mediators, lawyers, nonprofit organizations, international fellows, and students...we hope our membership and learning grow exponentially in 2007.

Accordingly, we invite you to join us for our 2007 Kick-Off where we will enjoy a potluck meal, provocative dialogue, and guest speaker Barbara Raye, MBA! Ms. Raye is Founder and Executive Director of Center for Policy, Planning & Performance (www.effective.org), and Executive Administrator for the Victim-Offender Mediation Association. Her consulting firm has offices in St. Paul, Romania and Kenya. In addition, she is a practitioner of mediation, providing training nationally and internationally, as well as an author on collaboration, ethical use of power, effective change agents, and cultural, racial and gender bias in the North American mediation model.

WHEN:
January 17, 2007 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
WHERE:
Luxton Community Center
112 SE Williams Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55414

This location is on the East Bank of the University of Minnesota. It is easily accessible by Bus Routes 16 or 50. There is also plenty of free parking.

COST:
Free! But please bring a favorite food or dessert to share.
For more information, please contact Josh Moore or Michelle Mosner at gccr.mn@gmail.com. If you would rather speak with someone by phone, please call Josh at 763.561.0033 (Community Mediation Services) or Michelle at 651.592.8859. Thank you for your time and interest. We sincerely hope to see you on January 17th.

Global Citizens for Conflict Resolution
gccr.mn (at) gmail.com

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