“They are the first line of defense for people searching for low-cost help as they face disputes, unable to afford legal services, and not knowing where to turn.”
“The mediators were calm and professional – and caring as well.”
“DRC provides an excellent alternative to court – which is not always the best fit for certain people or certain conflicts!”
“DRC continues to contribute to the community at large by providing incredible services for peacebuilding, resolving conflict respectfully, and enabling lower income folks a place to reshape their lives by engaging in mediation. DRC rocks!”
“DRC provides one of the most valuable resources to the health and well-being of the community: helping people communicate with each other.”
Better yet, mediation allows the parties to problem solve together and air their grievances in an open a
“The Dispute Resolution Center is a remarkable resource for dispute resolution at the community level, and education about conflict resolution for Minnesota citizens. They add tremendous value to our local community with minimal resources at their disposal.”
“DRC offers tremendous services that save people time, additional angst, and tons of money by empowering them to find peaceful solutions they craft, buy into and are therefore willing to fulfill, rather than ending up with attorneys in years of lawsuits! It is the oldest community mediation program in Minnesota as well as being one of the best. Its staff and volunteers engage community members in restorative justice and mediation practices, and in creating new and meaningful ways of resolving community conflicts. It increases community conflict management skills by providing training.