March 20, 2018

Gain the skills and tools to become a mediator. Join us May 1st - 3rd or September 27th - 29th 2018 for our Fundamentals of Mediation training! 

This highly interactive three day workshop will provide an introduction to mediation using demonstrations and practice, as we...

January 12, 2017

Steven started working with Cleveland Mediation Center as a volunteer in January 2014 for the Family Shelter Mediation Program. Steven obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Management with a focus on mediation and health from Cleveland State University. He co...

November 1, 2016

CMC is pleased to introduce our new intern, Sharon!

Sharon Renner is a student at Cuyahoga Community College who is completing her final semester in their Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution program. As a capstone experience in that program, she is interning at Clevel...

August 2, 2016

Beginning in August, Cleveland Mediation Center is partnering with Presiding Judge Deborah J. Nicastro of the Garfield Heights Municipal Court to provide mediation services to landlords and tenants for eviction cases in Brecksville, Cuyahoga Heights, Garfield Heights,...

I first caught the mediation bug while living in San Francisco.  I was working in-house as a lawyer, running an arbitration program for a regional stock exchange. While arbitration was a cost effective way to settle some disputes, I began noticing that many of our case...

June 30, 2016

CMC has wrapped up the first stage of our strategic plan, and we are excited to be moving forward with phase two. We are happy to announce that we have engaged Janus Small Associates to lead us through this part of our strategic plan. Ms. Small met with the staff earli...

June 25, 2016

This June, Cleveland Mediation Center celebrated our 35th anniversary!

CMC was established in 1981 as the Community Youth Mediation Program (CYMP), which was centered on resolving conflicts of the near-west side youth. During that time CYMP trained over 500 neighborhood...

March 1, 2016

On Monday, February 15th, CMC kicked off the new year with a day long strategic planning retreat! The entire board of directors got together with members of the staff to form CMC’s strategic planning committee. We spent the day with the team from Ascend Advisors at the...

March 1, 2016

Since the start of 2015, many new members have joined the Cleveland Mediation Center Board of Directors. These new members have energized and motivated us, and are bringing new perspectives and ideas to CMC. Thank you to all of our Board Members, new and seasoned, for...

February 11, 2016

Last year was a busy year for our training program! In addition to our four regularly scheduled Fundamentals in Mediation trainings, Community West Foundation supported us  in putting on an additional Fundamentals of Mediation training at NEOCH (North East Ohio Coaliti...

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