Massachusetts Office of Public Collaboration

A Neutral Forum for Conflict Resolution and Consensus Building

Massachusetts Office of Public Collaboration

We are a research center and the state office for public collaboration serving government agencies and citizens of Massachusetts as a neutral forum for conflict resolution and consensus-building and an administrator of public mediation programs. Established by statute in 1990, the Massachusetts Office of Public Collaboration provides effective forums for collaborative planning, problem-solving, and public engagement on contentious public issues, and builds capacity within state, regional, and municipal government through evidence-based programming and expedited procurement of resources.

Municipal Conflict Resolution Needs

MOPC released a final report on the Municipal Conflict Resolution Needs Assessment Study - learn more about the study and read the report here. Read More 

Parenting Disputes Research Published

MOPC Research Unit's research article on addressing parenting disputes through community mediation was published by Sage. Read More