How Mediation Can Help the Homeless Population

Tuesday, October 16, 2018  5:45 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

This interactive roundtable will examine how mediation can create positive social impact, with emphasis on homelessness in Los Angeles County. It will showcase successful mediation programs, discuss the importance for a community-based collaborative approach, and will include an educational segment on essential specialized mediation skills.

Key areas for discussion include:

  • Successful mediation models, for example Unlawful Detainer Court and homeless prevention
  • Necessity for community-based approach and partners
  • Compassion, empathy and trauma sensitivity
  • Mental health, self-care and recognizing stress

Presented by:

Eleanor S. Bigolski, Mediator, Former Deputy District Attorney, Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office
Eduardo Fontoura, Mediator, Center for Conflict Resolution
Nyslie Guerrier, Former Chaplain, Los Angeles Mission's Anne Douglas Center for Women
Jason Harper, Mediator, Harper Conflict Resolution
Tanzila Huda, Staff Mediator, Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs Dispute Resolution Program (DCBA)
Sheyda Joolharzadeh, Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA)
Mark Lemke, Mediator, Lemke Mediation
Scott R. Martin, Mediator, Resologics
Olatunji Oniyaomebi, Mediator, Superior Court of California
Ray Regalado, Project Supervisor, Workforce Development, Aging & Community Services (WDACS)

Registration fee: FREE

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