Massachusetts Office of Public Collaboration

at the University of Massachusetts Boston

Resources & Links

Principles & Standards

NCDD Core Principles for Public Engagement
UNCG Principles for Accountability & Ethical Practice
ACR Model Standards of Conduct for Mediators
IAP2 Code of Ethics for Public Participation Practitioners

Resource Materials

NCDD Resource Guide on Public Engagement
PCI Practical Guide to Collaborative Governance
NCDD Quick Reference Glossary
UNCG Guide to Collaborative Competencies

Community Mediation Centers

Berkshire County Regional Housing Authority
Cape Mediation
Community Dispute Settlement Center
Dispute Resolution Services
Family Services of Central Massachusetts
Greater Brockton Center for Dispute Resolution
MCC Law Center
Martha’s Vineyard Mediation Program
Mediation Services of North Central MA
Metropolitan Mediation Services
MetroWest Mediation Services
North Essex Mediators
North Shore Community Mediation
Quabbin Mediation
The Mediation & Training Collaborative

Organizations & Networks

New England Chapter, Association for Conflict Resolution (NE-ACR)
AmericaSpeaks
University Network for Collaborative Governance (UNCG)
Policy Consensus Initiative (PCI) & National Policy Consensus Center
National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation (NCDD)
National Issues Forums (NIF)
Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR)
U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution (USIECR)
International Association for Public Participation (IAP2)
Coalition of Agricultural Mediation Programs (CAMP)