Conflict Revolution: Dialogue and Community Relations

South Central community meeting with elected Commissioners Organized by City of Los Angeles Human Relations Commission Mark Ridley Thomas Center, June 3, 2015, 5:30-7:45PM   By Dorit Cypis When I arrived at 6:30 the hall was crowded with 150 people. Most were community members seated in linear rows facing in one direction. People were also […]

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Conflict Revolution – On Policing

Police Community Relations in the Aftermath of Michael Brown and Ezell Ford Sponsored by Institute for Non Violence Los Angeles and City of LA 9th District October 30, November 1, 2014 Reflections by Dorit Cypis November 5, 2014  On October 30, 2014, 160 people from South LA came together for Days of Dialogue at Dr. […]

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Conflict Revolution

Why conflict revolution rather than conflict resolution? Because I am more interested in building capacity for change than in a solving a problem. Solutions are important but only if they are thought of as temporary and not as fixing the problem. Situations between people change. A solution today may not be appropriate tomorrow. Conflict Revolution, […]

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