Mediation Program on the Chopping Block
That’s right, despite the fact that the mediation program between Police and civilians in San Fransisco is doing so good, it is still on the chopping block because of the budget woes.
How successful is the program? participants in the program have given it a whopping 96% satisfaction rating in 2008.
From the article, “The program is a bright spot for an office rebounding from a withering 2007 city controller’s audit that found “officers who arguably should have been disciplined, counseled, or retrained were not” because 53 percent of the time the office failed to complete investigations by the nine-month deadline.”
Read the article [here].
In this episode, Kwame Christian, Director of the American Negotiation Institute, discusses how mediators can facilitate respectful and productive conversations about race.By Kwame Christian, Veronica Cravener