The second part of the Frontiers Seminar series explains a new, complexity-oriented strategy for better addressing tough conflict challenges such as those
posed by the left/right divide and the rise of Authoritarian Populism.
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|Mediator, Silke Hansen, says mediators and facilitators play many different roles in a case as it unfolds.|
|Leo Cardenas describes how he took on some tasks that should have been done by the parties themselves, but they were not in a position to do so. By so doing, however, he helped give community groups a voice that they never had had before.|
|Nancy Ferrell says one job of a facilitator is to model good process so the clients eventually can handle things themselves.|
|Silke Hansen describes how she has to explain her role carefully when she is doing her conflict assessment.|
|Silke Hansen goes into all disputes aiming for mediation|
|Civil rights mediator Silke Hansen describes how she builds trust with minority groups even though she is white.|
|CRS mediator Ozell Sutton tells how he works with parties to prevent violence during marches and demonstrations.|
|Bob Hughes talks about a situation where he became a community organizer.|