Avoidable Communication Blunders in Mediation Advocacy

Every professional mediator I know has experienced the challenge of difficult communication in mediation. Yet, doesn’t that lie at the heart of what we do? Attorneys come from all walks of life, and communication styles reflect those backgrounds. In an attempt to improve upon communication in mediation, I’ve identified a few problem communicators: The novice…

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EMA’s first EMpower grant recipient

Edwards Mediation Academy is pleased to announce its first EMpower grant recipient:  African Peace Partners.  Founded in 2013, African Peace Partners is a US-based non profit organization committed to supporting the Ihumure Peace Association in Rwanda (http://www.africanpeacepartners.org/ihumure-peace-association/).   African Peace Partners provides training and financial resources to local mediators to support their pioneering work in healing…

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