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Articles About Village Mediation Program
For over 30 years, the Village of Yellow Springs has prided itself on its Village Mediation Program, whose goal is helping residents of the village and Miami Township transform conflict into understanding. This year, the program will continue serving the community under new leadership.
This month, the Village Mediation Program — which has helped individuals and organizations navigate conflict for nearly 34 years — offers villagers the opportunity to learn more about the resources it offers.
Sept. 14 was proclaimed as Village Mediation Program Day by Mayor Dave Foubert, with a resolution passed by Village Council, in honor of the program
There’s really no knowing the extent to which Yellow Springs might be different if not for the existence of the Village Mediation Program.
The Village Mediation Program was erected in the 1980s to bring interested parties together to talk out their differences.
When conflict arises in the village, one local organization stands ready to reconcile differences and make peace — the Village Mediation Program. For 21 years, the program’s trained volunteer facilitators have mediated crises free of charge between neighbors, families and businesses, saving villagers thousands of dollars in legal fees and the frustration of prolonged disputes.