Founded in July of to provide mediation and conflict resolution services, the Asian Pacific American Dispute Resolution Center APADRC is a c 3 nonprofit organization dedicated to serving traditionally underrepresented and underserved communities which face barriers such as language, culture, and income. Our expertise is offering mediation and conflict resolution services in a variety of Asian languages, including Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Tagalog, Vietnamese and sometimes Hindi and Urdu , as well as English and Spanish. We want to ensure that our clients are offered services in a culturally and linguistically appropriate manner so they can communicate effectively and resolve conflicts peacefully. Each of our programs works toward building healthy communication and conflict resolution skills at the individual and community level. Our strength is our diversity and we have expertise in bridging cultural divides and engaging diverse communities [link to demographic breakdown], spanning all demographic groups.
Asian Pacific American Dispute Resolution Center
The Asian Pacific American Dispute Resolution Center provides mediation and conflict resolution services to the diverse communities in the Los Angeles area, with a focus on Asian Pacific communities. We strive to improve human relations and race rela Read more. Need admin access? We strive to improve human relations and race relations by addressing complex, cross-cultural, community conflicts and their root causes in collaboration with community partners through education, training, and development of new models and techniques. APADRC is a private, non-profit organization founded in to provide dispute resolution services to traditionally underserved communities that often face language, culture, and income barriers. The Center recognizes that cultural differences can play a role in contributing to a conflict; consequently, APADRC acts as a bridge to assist parties in reaching mutual understandings and equitable solutions.
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Conflict is a part of every relationship and community. It is also an opportunity to understand each other better. Mediation resolves conflict non-violently, using dialogue to foster mutual respect and understanding. The Asian Pacific American Dispute Resolution Center provides mediation and conflict resolution services to the diverse communities in the Los Angeles region.
When communication breaks down and conflict arises, how can you address it constructively? What steps can you take to improve your communication and conflict resolution skills? Open to all members of the community, this highly interactive training introduces effective communication strategies, multicultural conflict resolution and peace theory, along with a full day of role plays with coaches from the APADRC — preparing you to be a neutral mediator in community conflicts. Training Information. Fee Waiver.