A Neutral Forum for Conflict Resolution and Consensus Building
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.
Parenting Disputes Research Published
MOPC Research Unit's research article on addressing parenting disputes through community mediation was published by Sage.