Project to Host “America’s Peacemakers” Book Launch Event

Register here!Thursday November 12 between 5 pm and 6:15 pm Eastern / 2 pm and 3:15 pm Pacific.  A “toast” will take place shortly after 6pm Eastern. 

Join Moritz’s Program on Dispute Resolution and the Divided Community Project, along with the Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program, the Stanford Law School Gould Center for Conflict Resolution, and Menlo College, to celebrate the launch of America’s Peacemakers: The Community Relations Service and Civil Rights.  The original edition – titled Resolving Racial Conflict: The Community Relations Service and Civil Rights – was penned by the late Bertram Levine, associate director of CRS between 1966 and 1989, and focused on the first twenty-five years of the agency’s history.

This second edition is co-authored by Levine and Grande Lum, CRS’s Director from 2012 to 2016, provides an account of CRS contributions and challenges during its second twenty-five years of operation.  Grande currently serves as the Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Menlo College and as the Chair of the Divided Community Project’s Steering Committee. Previously Grande served as the Director of the Divided Community Project and the Director of the Hastings Center for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution.

The Book Launch Celebration is scheduled for Thursday November 12 between 5 pm and 6:15 pm Eastern / 2 pm and 3:15 pm Pacific and features the following Panelists:

  • Sarah Cole, Michael E. Moritz Chair in Alternative Dispute Resolution, OSU Law
  • Alonzo Emery, Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School
  • David Levine, Bertram Levine’s son
  • Grande Lum, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, Menlo College (pictured with Attorney General Eric Holder on the right)
  • Carrie Menkel-Meadow, Distinguished and Chancellor’s Chair in Law, UCI Law
  • Janet Martinez, Director, Gould Negotiation and Mediation Program, Stanford Law School
  • Nancy Rogers, Moritz Chair Emeritus, OSU Law

Time will be reserved for discussion, questions, and answers.

Register here!

Thanks to our program co-sponsors: