Community Mediation Programs
Since its inception, CDS has been committed to using its expertise in mediation and conflict resolution for the good of the local community.
District of Columbia Public Schools
CDS has many years' experience working with the District of Columbia Public Schools to provide mediation training and support to students and personnel. CDS helped the school system create and implement Peer Mediation programs, which are now widespread throughout local schools. CDS believes in the value of peer mediation and conflict education for youth, and continues to partner with local schools to ensure the success of these programs. Read more...
CDS Mediation Programs
Community Misdemeanor Mediation Service
The Community Misdemeanor Mediation Service is a partnership between The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Columbia and CDS, which diverts both pre-arrest and post-arrest misdemeanor cases to mediation. Read more…
Office of Police Complaints
CDS works in partnership with the Office of Police Complaints (OPC) to mediate citizen complaints against the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department. Read more…