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Thank you to everyone who attended our Peaceraiser!

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Host Margot Bingham greets comedian Joyelle Nicole. Photo copyright: Sachyn Mital









Non Profit Excellence Award












We’re a Semi-Finalist for the 2016 New York Community Trust Nonprofit Excellence Awards!  The highly competitive award recognizes excellence in nonprofit management, celebrating our successes in our 5th year as an independent organization. This honor means we’re one of 11 New York nonprofits recognized as semi-finalists, and fingers crossed for the next round! You can read the official press release, which includes information about the awards, New York Community Trust, and the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York that sponsor the award, and the other amazing semi-finalists.

We were honored to receive the Warren Knight Distinguished Service Award from JAMS Foundation!

Check out our FY 2016 annual report ( or our FY 2015 annual report or our FY 2014 annual report)!

Read the Wall Street Journal article about us!

Learn about our exciting internship opportunities!

Watch Brad Heckman’s TedX Talk about about Mindfulness and Mediation!



  • We’re in NY Times Real Estate section, offering conflict resolution tactics for noisy neighbors.
  • We’re mentioned in The Cooperator, which is the largest publication for the Condo-Coop community.
  • Read this article in the The Journal of the Allegheny County Bar Association about our CEO’s keynote address at the 13th Annual Kaplan Lecture in Pittsburgh.
  • Our very own Restorative Justice Coordinator, Skye Roper-Moses, was featured in Brooklyn Community Foundation’s blog for her work at Rachel Carson High School.
  • Listen to this interview Brad did with the International Center for Ethno-Religious Mediation radio show.
  • Hey mate! Read this article from the Australian online publication, One Quarter Journal.
  • Read a press release on our work with the NYPD, supported by the JAMS Foundation.
  • Listen to our CEO on Real Estate Radio about neighbor disputes.
  • Check us out on Univision TV.
  • Watch a short segment about New York Peace Institute on News 12 Bronx.
  • Read an article from Animal, “Meet the People Who Keep New Yorkers from Ripping Each Other’s Heads Off.”
  • Our very own Case Manager, Aura Sotomayor, and Mediator, Olga, filmed a segment on Telemundo 47. Watch here.
  • Listen to an interview with Brad on the Earbud_U Podcast from Human Services Consulting and Training (HSCT).
  • Brad was interviewed on NASH Radio (a country music station in NYC).
  • Read “The Art of Mediation: Local Lessons for International Peacemakers,” an article in the Global Observatory featuring our CEO, Brad Heckman.
  • Our very own Restorative Justice Coordinator, Carrie McCann, was featured on the Rebbe Radical Rev Show! Listen here.
  • We were featured in the Wall Street Journal! Read the article here.
  • We were mentioned again in the NY Times’ Ask Real Estate section.
  • The NY Times mentions us in their Ask Real Estate section about neighbor problems, one of the most common disputes we get calls about at our center.
  • Brad writes “On Bob Dylan and Reverse International Development” for the Nebraska Mediation Association.
  • The Conflict Specialists Show interviews Brad.
  • Watch our CEO give his TEDx Talk, “Mediation and Mindfully Getting in the Middle”
  • Dickinson Magazine profiles our CEO, Brad Heckman, who is an alum of Dickinson College.
  • Here are two interviews with Brad on Voice America Radio and Sangoma Podcast .
  • The New York Daily News published a piece on landlord-tenant issues, featuring a link to CEO’s Brad Heckman’s blogpost on communication tips.
  • TimeOut New York’s roommate issue featured an interview with Brad and our friend Sheila Sproule about coping with cohabitation conflicts.
  • The Cooperator, the largest online publication about coop and condo living, published a short piece about mediation, featuring us alongside the wonderful National Association for Community Mediation (NAFCM).
  • Brick Underground, a popular NYC housing blog, includes us in their panel of experts. Read about how to deal with noisy, nude, smoking neighbors.
  • Texas conflict guru Pattie Porter interviewed Brad for her blogradio show, in a segment called “Fugghetaboutit….and move forward: Mediation, New York-Style.”
  • We’re profiled in the online publication Peace Is Sexy (which is actually quite G-rated, so you can click on whilst at work).
  • We’ve even been featured it the astrology blog of the fabulous Kiki T — Tyra Banks’ on-air stargazer, among other things.


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