Featured Peacebuilding Group: Association for Conflict Resolution

For this week’s Featured Peacebuilding Group, I’m sharing about the Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR).  ACR is the largest association of conflict resolution professionals in the U.S.  I’ve been a member since the early 1990s.  Many of  the professional mediators working in the field today are members.   For newbies coming into the field, ACR is a great introduction.   ACR’s annual conference brings together conflict professionals across various sectors.  I’m a member of the Education, Research, and Training Section of ACR.  At the upcoming October conference in Pittsburgh, PA our section will sponsor a day of activities for local youth.

To find more about ACR, click here or below.

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Published by David J. Smith

I am a career coach, consultant, and head of a not for profit - the Forage Center - that offers humanitarian education training. I also teach at George Mason University and Drexel University. A one time lawyer, I spent many years teaching in a community college where I was a Fulbright U.S. Scholar teaching in Estonia. I'm the author of Peace Jobs: A Student's Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace (IAP 2016). I've been married to my best friend for over 31 years and we have two well adjusted adult children who teach me something new everyday. I live in Rockville, Maryland.

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