Conflict Resolution Week Starts Monday, October 15th!
UO Conflict Resolution Services is proud to present the following events in celebration of Conflict Resolution Week:
· Monday, October 15 – Friday, October 19
Peace Art & Peace Flags
What does peace look like to you? There will be materials available in the EMU Breezeway/Concourse for students to create art that relates to peace and conflict resolution. Students can take a picture of their artwork and post it on the CRS Facebook page and the picture with the most likes will receive a gift card to the Duck Store. Second and third place prizes will also be awarded. Art supplies provided 11am-2pm each day.
· Monday, October 15th
Restorative Justice: Victims’ Needs, Repairing Harm, and Building Community
6-7:30pm, EMU, Fir Room
Presentation by Howard Zehr. Come learn about this restorative approach to justice, from none other than the “grandfather” of the Restorative Justice movement himself. Discover why restorative justice is considered a holistic, healing, and community-building response for victims, offenders, and the community. Dr. Zehr will focus especially on the needs and experiences of victims, sharing stories and photography from his book “Transcending: Reflections of Crime Victims.” He will also address the needs and roles of offenders and the community and the potential benefits for them.
This presentation is free and open to the public. Sponsored by UO Conflict Resolution Services, UO School of Law Appropriate Dispute Resolution Center, and Community Mediation Services of Lane County.
· Tuesday, October 16th
Restorative Justice: Severe Violence Dialogue and Considerations for Victims and Offenders
Workshop by Howard Zehr. This workshop will focus on the use of restorative justice with victims and offenders in situations of severe violence and will include a video case study. It will examine some of the risks, benefits and challenges of such encounters as well as some of the dynamics involved in preparing for and facilitating them.
REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Contact CRS at email@example.com or 541-346-0617 for more information and to register. This workshop is free for UO students and employees and for individuals affiliated with Community Mediation Services of Lane County. There is a $25 charge for all others.
Sponsored by UO Conflict Resolution Services, UO School of Law Appropriate Dispute Resolution Center, and Community Mediation Services of Lane County.
· Wednesday, October 17th
Movie Screening: PBS’ Women, War and Peace
Movie screening followed by a brief discussion. Free pizza, popcorn, and soda!
7-8:30pm in Lewis Lounge (4th floor of the Law School)
Sponsored by UO Conflict Resolution Services and the UO School of Law Appropriate Dispute Resolution Center.
· Thursday, October 18th
International Perceptions of "The West" and the Impact on Development and Humanitarian Aid
Presentation by Lorina McAdam & Noor Rafiq Zangana, UO Mercy Corps Practitioners-in-Residence
6-7pm in the Knight Law Center, Room 141
This presentation is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the UO School of Law Appropriate Dispute Resolution Center.
Peace Poetry Slam & Open Mic
8-9pm in The Buzz (café in the lower level of the EMU)
"What does peace sound like and mean to you?" Read poetry or quotes, or sing about peace during Conflict Resolution Week's Peace Poetry Slam & Open Mic – listening and supporting is welcome too! It will be Pub Night hours in The Buzz Cafe (in the bottom of the EMU), all ages are welcome and for those 21 and over. Flying Sky Brewery will be hosting the Pub Night.
· Friday, October 19th
Vote for your favorite artwork from the Peace Art on the Conflict Resolution Services Facebook page. The artist whose artwork receives the most “likes” will win a gift card to the Duck Store. Second and Third place prizes will also be awarded.
Questions? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org