Source: (2006) Justice Connections: a joint publication of NAFCM, PRASI and VOMA. 2(Fall):5, 9.

Community mediation centers that offer mediation services in the actual neighborhoods where the disputes occur are harnessing existing community assets, building community power, providing safer, more convenient processes for mediation participants, modeling collaboration as opposed to competition, and effectively spreading the word about mediation. (excerpt)

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