In 2005, in order to increase public awareness about conflict resolution and its many benefits, ACR National's Board of Directors adopted a resolution designating October 20, 2005 as Conflict Resolution Day. ACR coordinated its efforts with other conflict resolution organizations and reached out to local, state and international groups to build interest in holding local celebrations in conjunction with Conflict Resolution Day. Events were held in Canada, Portugal, and 22 U.S. states. Also in the United States, a number of counties, cities and states adopted proclamations designating day- or week-long conflict resolution celebrations.In March 2006, ACR’s Board of Directors adopted a resolution designating the third Thursday in October as Conflict Resolution Day. Going forward, Conflict Resolution Day will always be held on the third Thursday of October. This year the event will be held on October 18, 2012.
October 18, 2012 Event
A Celebration of Conflict Resolution Day
ACR-Chicago welcomes organizations, members and friends for a celebration of Conflict Resolution Day. There will be a variety of groups and organizations sharing and promoting what they do and how people can get more involved in conflict resolution in their community. The event is an opportunity to learn more about these groups and organizations and network with others involved in conflict resolution.
ORGANIZATIONS PARTICIPATING INCLUDE:
ominican University School of Professional and Continuing Studies
Northwestern Univerity School of Continuing Studies
Illinois Balanced and Restorative Justice
Many thanks to
for hosting this program.
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