Special initiatives run out of the Center for Dispute Resolution provide training for educators, workers, and leaders throughout the state of Maryland in peaceful and productive resolution of conflicts.

Restorative Approaches in Education

Resources designed to help schools at every level of restorative approaches integration move toward fully restorative learning communities.

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Public Policy Conflict Resolution Fellows Program

Initiative that brings together a diverse group of influential Maryland leaders to expand their negotiation, conflict resolution, and consensus-building skills.

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UMB Workplace Mediation Service

This mediation program provides an opportunity for individuals to discuss their concerns and develop their own resolution.

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The Erin Levitas Initiative for Sexual Assault Prevention uses a restorative justice framework to engage middle school students in educational activities designed to help them identify, question, and reject the destructive ideas that give rise to sexual violence.

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