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Happy President's Day
Posted Feb 17 2020 10:47AM
Superhero for Peace Grand Prize Winner
Posted Jan 17 2020 9:54AM
The Peer Mediation Team Celebrates Anti-Bullying

“Superhero for Peace” Grand Prize Winner

Captain Peace by Julianna H. (McCullough Junior High School) Wins A Samsung Tablet

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Superhero for Peace 2nd Place Winner
Posted Jan 17 2020 9:04AM


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Superhero for Peace 3rd Place Winner
Posted Jan 17 2020 9:00AM
Inferno the Firedog - Third Place ($25)        

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Thank you to all the students who created a Superhero for Peace.   

The Peer Mediation Group
The Association for Conflict Resolution Houston
Join or Renew ACR Houston Membership
Posted Jan 01 2020 1:45PM

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Happy Holidays
Posted Dec 24 2019 5:44PM


The Association for Conflict Resolution Houston Chapter
wishes you a festive holiday season and a peaceful new year!

Texas Match the Promise Foundation
Posted Dec 24 2019 2:59PM

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RESOURCES

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Apply for a Matching Scholarship, And Give the Gift of Education

 
Fifth through ninth graders who are enrolled in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund® and whose families have an annual income of $100,000 or less may apply now through Dec. 31, 2019, for Match the Promise scholarships.*

The Texas Match the Promise Foundation? encourages families to save for college by supplementing their contributions to the Texas Tuition Promise Fund — the state's prepaid college tuition plan. Families who do not currently have a Promise Fund account can find information about establishing one at our website.

Approved recipients can receive matching scholarships of tuition units worth up to $1,000 at today's prices,... [Read More]

Local Mediator receives National Outstanding Volunteer Award
Posted Dec 20 2019 8:29AM
Press Release for Conroe, TX (December 17, 2019) – Charlsie Moore, volunteer mediator with The Dispute Resolution Center of Montgomery County, Inc. (DRC-MC) has been mediating cases since 2000, generally 1-3 cases weekly. Last week she received national recognition from the National Association for Community Mediation (NAFCM) from Lori Diekman, Strategic Partnership & Resource Coordinator for NAFCM via ZOOM video conferencing in an event at the DRC-MC office in Conroe. NAFCM recognized Charlsie with the Outstanding Volunteer Award for the last quarter of 2019. She is the only recipient of the award from NAFCM.  Read the full Press Release. 
Mediators Needed
Posted Nov 25 2019 2:30PM
ACR Houston current members should have received an email this morning with details.  Members may also login the website and check out the information on the Member Blog page.
Superhero for Peace
Posted Nov 20 2019 2:12PM
The Peer Mediation Group Celebrates Anti-Bullying

Be a “Superhero for Peace!”

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Thank you to all the students who created a Superhero for Peace.  The judges are reviewing your entries and the winners will be announced soon.  Stay tuned to see who wins a brand, new tablet!  The top 3 Superhero for Peace entries will be posted online.

The Peer Mediation Group
The Association for Conflict Resolution Houston
The Honorable Frank G. Evans
Posted Nov 11 2019 3:14PM

Judge Frank Evans
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It is with great sorrow that we share that Judge Frank Evans, commonly recognized as the “Father of ADR,” passed away on November 9, 2019.  The Honorable Frank G. Evans was honored with a 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Conflict Resolution Houston Chapter, Texas Mediator Credentialing Association Outstanding Credentialed Mediator for 2016, and Texas Association of Mediators Susanne C. Adams Award in 2008.

The obituary in The Austin American Statesmen and Houston Chronicle shares:

"FRANK GARRETTSON EVANS, III, retired Chief Justice of the Texas First Court of (Civil) Appeals passed away peacefully at his home in Bastrop, Texas, on November 9, 2019 at 91 years of age. A man who never met a stranger he didn’t want to get to know better, he always introduced himself simply as “Frank,” before starting an... [Read More]

Mother's Day
Posted May 12 2019 11:19AM


Wishing you peace and a wonderful Mother's Day!
Happy Holidays
Posted Apr 19 2019 7:48AM
   
Happy New Year
Posted Jan 01 2019 12:55PM
Best wishes for a new year filled with peace and happiness!
Join/Renew Membership
Posted Jan 01 2019 12:30PM


MEMBERSHIP 2019


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MEMBER RENEWAL
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If you are having difficulty with joining or renewing your membership, please follow the steps below:

1.Click on NEW MEMBER - JOIN or MEMBER RENEWAL
2.Member Renewals - Please login* (New members, skip to Step 3)
3.Complete the Membership form
4.Enter your credit card payment information.  See Join/Renew Help Page, if necessary. Exp Date must be entered with mm/yyyy You must use a / (slash) between the month and year because the system will not accept a - (dash) instead of a / between the mm(month) and yyyy (year). For example 03/2019 (not 03-2019)
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* If you are unable to login, please scroll down to Click here to create or change your password. The link to change your password will be sent to your email address.  Follow the instructions to... [Read More]

New Membership Year
Posted Oct 28 2018 2:59PM
MEMBERSHIP DUES 2019 

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL

November 1 - December 31, 2018

NEW MEMBER - JOIN
Special Rate:  $40 from November 1st to December 31st
This includes a membership bonus for up to two months in addition to the following calendar year!
Standard Rate: $45 from January 1st to October 31st


MEMBER RENEWAL
Special Rate:  $40 if you register before your current membership expires.
Standard Rate: $45 if you register after your membership has expired or after December 31, 2018

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Houston Business Journal Recognizes Dr. Manousso
Posted Sep 14 2018 2:25PM

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.

Restricted Access
Posted Sep 01 2018 2:59PM

Members

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DRC Manager Vacancy
Posted Aug 04 2018 8:51AM

DRC Manager Position Open

Members login and go to the Blog for information regarding this vacancy.

Creighton University Seeking Applicants
Posted Jul 31 2018 2:49PM

ACR Houston Members
Please login and go to the Member's Blog for details.

Happy Fourth of July!
Posted Jul 04 2018 6:49AM
Lifetime Achievement Honorees
Posted Apr 30 2018 4:24PM
Happy New Year
Posted Jan 01 2018 5:18AM
Happy New Year
Posted Jan 01 2018 5:15AM



The Association for Conflict Resolution Houston Chapter wishes you a peaceful new year!

HPJC Alternatives to Violence Project
Posted Dec 29 2017 4:54PM

AVP is a transformative approach to creative conflict resolution.
January 12 – 14, 2018

Workshop Schedule
Friday,     January 12   7 PM – 10 PM
Saturday, January 13   9 AM –  6 PM
Sunday,   January 14  10 AM –  4 PM 


Happy Holidays
Posted Dec 20 2017 12:20PM
The Association for Conflict Resolution Houston Chapter
wishes you a festive holiday season and a very happy new year!

Happy Thanksgiving
Posted Nov 22 2017 1:25AM
November 5 – Fall Back 1 Hour
Posted Nov 05 2017 12:25AM


November 5, 2017 – 2 am

Turn Clocks Back 1 Hour
ITookThePledge
Posted Oct 25 2017 2:51PM
#ITookThePledge
Social Media Contest ends soon!
The DRC-MC invites all to see the flyer explaining all of the rules then download and sign the pledge.  Post the picture on your a Facebook (tag @MontgomeryCountyDRC) or Twitter (tag @drcmci) account with #ITookThePledge. The winner will be announced at close of business on October 19th.  The winner will get a $50.00 gift card.   If you have questions, please send them to amber.gong@mctx.org or call 936-760-6914.
ITookThePledge
Posted Oct 18 2017 2:26PM

ITookThePledge
Posted Oct 17 2017 2:40PM

ITookThePledge
Posted Oct 17 2017 2:03PM


Conflict Resolution Day
Posted Oct 04 2017 10:20AM
ACR Conflict Resolution Day
October 19, 2017
FEMA ADR Support Needed
Posted Oct 01 2017 9:49AM
FEMA is looking for applicants from Texas, especially Austin and Houston, to fill anticipated openings as Reservist ADR Advisors who are on call to deploy as needed to disaster operations.  
Click here for detailed information which is also available by sending a request to FEMA-ADR-Cadre@fema.dhs.gov. Applications may be sent to FEMA-ADR-Cadre@fema.dhs.gov
ACRH Honors Judge Josefina Rendon
Posted Sep 29 2017 9:00AM

Join us and congratulate Judge Rendon and all of
The 2017 Lifetime Achievement Honorees

Laury Adams
Beverly Denver
Hon. Judge Frank Evans, J.D.
Clara Gomez, J.D.
Thomas Newhouse, J.D.
Dr. Barbara Sunderland Manousso
Mohammad A. Ramji, J.D.
Hon. Judge Josefina Rendon, J.D.
Norma Levine Trusch, J.D.
Hon. Judge Alvin L. Zimmerman, J.D.

Issues in LGBTQ Aging
Posted Sep 21 2017 10:45AM

REGISTER NOW

Speaker: Vivienne Armstrong, MSN, RN
Topic:  Issues in LGBTQ Aging
Date:  October 25th, 2017
Location:  Village of the Heights, 1407 Studewood, Houston, TX  77008



Go to the HGS Website and reserve your seat(s) for the evening.

http://www.hgsociety.org

Peer Mediation
Posted Sep 18 2017 10:00AM
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Manousso Scholarship Winner
Posted Jul 09 2017 4:04PM

Voice of Asia News Group spotlights 2017 Manousso Mediation and Arbitration Scholarship Award recipient.

"Bowen Mei, a new (alternative) dispute resolution (ADR) professional, is a rising senior at Stephen F. Austin HS in Fort Bend ISD."

Member Blog Sneak Peek
Posted Jul 09 2017 12:19PM

How To Give A Good Apology
Kim Boivin, Contributor
Psychotherapist at Positive Change Counselling
Huffington Post 07/02/2016 | Updated Aug 11, 2016

Join ACR Houston now and gain access to the Members Only Blog to read and share conflict resolution news.

HP&JC Houston Music, Peace, and Justice Festival 2017
Posted Mar 23 2017 8:09PM
Houston Music, Peace, and Justice Festival 2017

March 25 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Unitarian Fellowship of Houston, 1504 Wirt Road, Houston, TX
Music! Food! Information Tables! Networking! Fun!




Houston Peace & Justice Center Peace Camp Fundraiser
Posted Mar 23 2017 7:11PM
Concert & Potluck- Fundraiser for Peace Camp Houston
Roy Zimmerman Concert
Tickets available online
Bering Memorial Methodist Church
1440 Harold St., Houston, TX 77006
April 1 6:30p - 9:30p
System Update
Posted Mar 10 2017 9:55PM

Membership


The Find a Mediator directory will only display those members whose dues are current for 2017.  The online payment system is under revision.  Therefore, until further notice, if you need to join or renew your membership, please forward your check payment in the amount of $45.00 to:

ACR Houston
21 Briar Hollow Ln.,
Houston, Texas 77027
Join/Renew Now
Posted Jan 08 2017 3:55PM

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NEW MEMBER - JOIN
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Elder and Adult Mediation Training
Posted Sep 26 2016
10 Nov 2016 8:00 AM | Dr. Barbara Sunderland Manousso
Elder Mediation training helps families have difficult conversations. What difficult conversation would you hope that your family have soon?

The next class will be held November 10th and 11th, 2016, in the Houston Uptown-Galleria. This is an advance program for mediators who want to help families that are not involved in divorce or child custody. It is aimed at families who are planning for a senior's care. The class meets from 8 am until 6:30 pm daily. It is a robust training.

To register or more information, go to www.manousso.us
How To Submit a Job Posting
Posted Aug 17 2016

Contact the Webmaster through our Contact Us page if you have a job to be posted here.

The information we need for a posting should include:
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ACR Houston 2016 Summer Social Fajitas and Ritas
Posted Aug 01 2016

ACR Houston Annual Summer Social Fajitas and Ritas
Guest Speaker - Dr. Carolyn Evans-Shabazz, HCC Board of Trustees
 

Come join your fellow ACR Houston Members for fajitas and a margarita while you socialize with Houston's best mediators and the ACR Houston community. Bring a mediator whom you would like to introduce to the group or to be your mentor. Spouses are also welcome, all at the same per person rate.

Elected to the Houston Community College Board of Trustees in May 2015, Dr. Carolyn Evans-Shabazz serves as the representative for District IV.  The native Houstonian comes from an impressive line of educators and believes that Education is the centerpiece of the American Dream and is the most viable means of leveling the playing field.

A graduate of Spelman College with a degree in Political Science, she also received her Master’s degree in Psychology and a Doctorate in Education (Counselor Education) from Texas Southern... [Read More]


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