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Remembering Juneteenth: A Conversation about Race, Conflict and Reconciliation in America

Posted on Jun 08 2012 under Previous Programs, Race

The Diversity, Race and Conflict show series for June is brought to you in partnership with the Maryland Judiciary’s Mediation and Conflict Resolution Office (MACRO) in Maryland, and with great appreciation to Lou Gieszl and Cheryl Jamison for their dedication and passion to this topic.

On the anniversary of Juneteenth, the day that commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S., Texas Conflict Coach will host a conversation with Anna Spain, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Colorado Law School about race, conflict and resolution in America. Introducing the concept of an identity-based approach, Prof. Spain will discuss techniques for engaging in difficult conversations about these themes in a responsible way and why such conversations are vital in today’s world.

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  Anna Spain is an Associate Professor at the University of Colorado Law School who has over 17 years of mediation experience. She teaches, writes and practices in the fields of mediation, international dispute resolution and identity-based conflict. She was previously an Attorney-Adviser at the U.S. Department of State and served on the Board of Mediators Beyond Borders. Anna has a J.D. from Harvard Law School and is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.   For More Information:

www.annaspain.com,
http://www.courts.state.md.us/macro/webinar.html,
http://www.juneteenth.com/history.htm

 


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