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Welcome to ACR Houston!

A professional organization dedicated to  the practice and public understanding of conflict resolution.

The Association for Conflict Resolution - Houston (ACR Houston) is a 501.c.3 organization dedicated to promoting Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and conflict management, supporting and developing ADR professionals, and educating our community about the many uses and benefits of ADR.

"Let’s Stop Bullying Pledge"
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Take the Pledge to Stop Bullying

"Anti-Bullying Month"
By - posted at 10/12/2018 7:00:00 AM

Stop Bullying Now!

"Stop Bullying"
By - posted at 10/10/2018 11:03:13 PM

  October is Anti-Bullying Month

"National Conflict Resolution Day 2018"
By - posted at 10/1/2018 11:26:35 PM

ACR World Conflict Resolution Day

October 18, 2018


"International Day of Peace - 09-21-2018"
By - posted at 9/23/2018 6:19:12 PM

"Peace does not mean an absence of conflicts; differences will always be there. Peace means solving these differences through peaceful means; through dialogue, education, knowledge; and through humane ways."

Dalai Lama XIV

"Houston Business Journal Recognizes Dr. Manousso"
By - posted at 9/14/2018 2:25:02 PM

ACR Houston Leader Recognized  September 2018

Dr. Barbara Manousso

Congratulations to Dr. Barbara Sunderland Manousso who has been selected as an honoree for Houston Business Journal’s Women Who Mean Business Award.

In addition, Dr. Manousso's research will be published in the Maynooth University Journal of Conflict Resolution, in Dublin, Ireland, in September 2018, a peer journeyed publication. SOS Semantics of Self in Conflict: A Dance in Long-term Care Facilities.


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Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events
October 19, 2018 - Friday
Annual Conflict Resolution Bookmark Art Contest 2018
Conroe, TX - Alan B. Sadler Commissioners Court Building

Celebrate National Conflict Resolution Day by supporting the Dispute Resolution Center of Montgomery County CONFLICT RESOLUTION BOOKMARK ART CONTEST for Grades K - 8 on Friday, October 19, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. It promotes kindness and peaceful conflict resolution discussions for schools in Montgomery County. 

ACR Houston volunteer opportunities for the awards ceremony on Friday, October 19, 2018 are: 
  • Greeter to welcome winners, school officials and family members to the Alan B. Sadler Commissioners Court Building; 
  • One volunteer to help serve refreshments at the awards ceremony; and 
  • Volunteers to help decorate Commissioners Court for the awards ceremony. 
There are many ACR Houston volunteer opportunities for the awards ceremony on Friday, October 19, 2018.  All volunteers are requested to arrive at 2:30 p.m. 

 All ACR-Houston members are welcome to attend the awards ceremony at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 19, 2018.  Please RSVP here.

October 19, 2018: Awards Ceremony

ACR National Conflict Resolution Day is October 18, 2018

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Bookmark Art Contest 2018 Flyer
October 19-20, 2018; Friday - Saturday
Manousso Parenting Coordination and Facilitation Training
- Houston, Texas

Parenting Coordination and Facilitation Training

Houston’s Uptown-Galleria
Friday and Saturday, October 19th and 20th, 2018, 8:30 AM until 6 PM, daily
See additional information here or at or email us at

October 23, 2018 - Tuesday
Aga Khan CAB Celebrates Mediation Week
Sugar Land, TX - Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center Houston


Aga Khan Conciliation and Arbitration Board (CAB) will celebrate Mediation Week (as designated by the American Bar Association) by launching a series of Mediators' Forums in Atlanta (Norcross), Chicago (Glenview), Dallas (Plano), and Houston (Sugar Land). 

The Mediators' Forums are free to all registered participants and are aimed at creating opportunities to share techniques and best practices in mediation.  Each Forum will be held as a half day event (9:30-noon) comprised of panel discussions and round table exchanges.  We hope to host approximately 25 mediators at each Forum.

The Mediators' Forum in Houston will be held on October 23 at the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center Houston located at 1700 First Colony Blvd, Sugar Land, TX 77479. 

November 09, 2018 - Friday
Woodlands 2018 Employment Law Update
The Woodlands, TX - Lone Star College System Office

Presented by experts in the employment field, the annual Employment Law Update is designed to assist employers to protect their business from possible labor or employment lawsuits. The event is coordinated in conjunction with The Woodlands Bar Association. Read more here.

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