Association for Conflict Resolution Mediation - Houston Chapter
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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.

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Make a Donation to ACR Houston

"ACR Houston Matches Ukraine Donations"
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 Donations in any amount are appreciated.

"Join or Renew ACR Houston Membership"
By - posted at 1/25/2022 11:26:44 PM



Standard Rate: $45

1. Click on NEW MEMBER - JOIN.
2. Complete the Membership form and follow the directions to submit payment.



Standard Rate: $45

1. ACCOUNT ACCESS - Go to to login and access your ACR Houston account.
2. Go to Membership button on the purple menu bar.
4. Complete the Membership form and follow the directions to submit payment.

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"This Just In . . ."
By - posted at 1/3/2022 6:09:33 PM
Dr. Manousso's Weekly Podcast Series

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Watch TITAN OF MEDIATION: An Interview With Mediator Author Bill Eddy (February 23, 2022) now. Stay tuned to Dr. Manousso’s podcast library on for future podcasts.

"Conflict Resolution & Peer Mediation Training"
By - posted at 7/23/2021 7:30:01 AM
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Our ACR Houston Peer Mediation Team offers online conflict resolution and peer mediation training, Our Peacebuilding Community, for elementary, middle and high school students. The interactive programs are presented via the Zoom video conferencing platform.

Do you want to help us create the peacemakers of the future? Your donation will make a difference by supporting our mission to foster the practice and understanding of peaceful conflict resolution at all ages. Donations in any amount are appreciated.

Click Here to Donate

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"Join an ACR Houston Committee"
By - posted at 4/14/2021 5:00:34 PM
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ACR Houston is seeking members who would like to serve on one of our 5 committees, listed below. Email us at, and let us know which committee you plan to join.

ACR Houston Committees and Chairpersons:
  • Program & Events – Dr. Barbara Sunderland Manousso
  • Membership – Angela St. Julien
  • Website & Social Media – Mac-Arthur Pierre-Louis and Darcy Thompson
  • Peer Mediation Team – Darcy Thompson
  • Diversity & Equity – Sheryl Jackson-Matthews and Marilyn Myers
This is a great opportunity to become more engaged with the organization. In addition, this is a fantastic way to show the value and commitment you bring to the organization and to stand out as a possible future candidate for the board of directors. It... [Read More]

"Phishing Email ALERT"
By - posted at 3/17/2020 3:48:12 PM

*Warning *

BEWARE! There are phishing emails being sent that appear to be from a) Diana Pino, ACR Houston President, seeking money or gift cards; b) from our webmaster’s personal email at Thompson Mediations or c) someone else you may know with an unusual request.  Before you open any links, please check the full email “Reply To” address.  If the “Reply To” address is different than the “From” email address, please be suspicious.  Do not click on or open any links in a phishing email.  It may infect your device with a virus... [Read More]

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Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events
May 31-June 03, 2022; Tuesday - Friday
ACR-GNY's 2022 Virtual Annual Conference

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May 31, 2022 - Tuesday
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2022

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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
May 2022

May is a time to celebrate the heritage and pay honor to the cultural roots of the Asian American and Pacific Islander. 

June 14, 2022 - Tuesday
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Advance Family Mediation 

Domestic Violence Training
required by TX legislation

Advance Mediation (30 hours) - June 14th, 15th, 16th, and 17th, 2022, from 10 AM until 6 PM

Domestic Violence (4 hours) - June 16th, 2022, from 1 PM to 5 PM.

On June 16th, we will offer the Domestic Violence training required by Texas statute from 1 pm until 5 pm. This course is included in the Advance Mediation training or the four hours can be a separate certificate. For more info, go to

Please send an email note to with Subject: Domestic Violence Certificate