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Welcome to Resolve
(formerly Mediation Works)

 Your non-profit center for dispute resolution
and restorative justice serving southern Oregon since 1990.


A Fall Message from Deltra Ferguson,
Resolve's Executive Director

Where be these enemies? Capulet! Montague!
See, what a scourge is laid upon your hate,
That heaven finds means to kill your joys with love.
And I for winking at your discords too
Have lost a brace of kinsmen: all are punish'd

As spoken by the Prince upon finding the bodies of the young lovers
From the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet

Dear Friend of Resolve Center for Dispute Resolution and Restorative Justice,

It is an astonishing time!  We witness the language of provocation, name calling, taunting, bigotry and bullying. The poets warn us about the tragic consequences of these actions. Division begets division, hatred begets hatred, and war begets war.

Active, constructive peace making is a constant and urgent need. Our very survival depends on this. Here in southern Oregon,...Read the full letter >

Volunteers Needed! 
Contact us now to participate in Fall 2017 trainings!

Interrupting Hate in Public Space

Do you have the passion to help children learn skills to end bullying? Resolve’s ChoicePoint bullying intervention and bystander empowerment program works with students in regional K-8 classrooms. Interactive lessons and activities help students identify bullying behavior, practice effective intervention techniques, build empathy and increase connection with their classmates. 

Interested in becoming a Restorative Justice Practitioner? Resolve has a few restorative justice practicum positions available for committed community members. Resolve will provide a supervised pathway that includes training, mentorship, and skill development in exchange for a minimum one year volunteer commitment.

For more information, contact Resolve at 541-770-2468 or contact@resolvecenter.org.

Registration Now Open for Upcoming Trainings
Learn more and register here.

Restorative Justice Facilitator Training
4-day intensive  |  Medford, Oregon
February 1, 2, 8, & 9, 2018
  |  8:00am - 4:00pm
Restorative Justice is a community-based and trauma-informed practice used to strengthen communities, repair harm, and restore relationships when wrongdoings occur.

Fundamentals of Mediation Training
5-day intensive  |  Medford, Oregon
February 28, March 1, 2, 8 & 9  |  8:30am - 5:00pm

This interactive training includes theory and practice in interest-based negotiation and provides the tools needed to intervene when conflict arises in your community, at work, or at home.

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