Haines Turner & Herb Kiesling Award Nominations Now Being Accepted

Here’s great way to acknowledge an individual, organization, and/or businesses for  meaningful contributions to social justice and to children and youth in Monroe County.  CJAM is accepting nominations for our annual awards that honor the legacies of two community activists and leaders, Haines Turner and Herb Kiesling.   Click here to learn more and submit your nomination!  We are accepting nominations until August 31, 2017!

 Nancy Lumbley,  2016 Herb Kiesling Recipient        Chris Gaal,  2016 Haines Turner Recipient

Registration Now Open for Fall: 40-Hour Mediation and Restorative Justice Training – Starts September 9, 2017

2017 Dates: September 9,10,16,17 & 23 from  8:30AM – 5PM

Our 5-day basic training lays the groundwork for anyone interested in becoming a mediator, learning about conflict resolution and restorative justice, or interested in becoming a volunteer mediator with us. The training is led by senior mediators and restorative justice practitioners. The maximum participants is 20 people with seating filled on a first-come, first-served basis. The training is held at the IU Maurer School of Law.  To learn more and register click here.

Tuition: $300     Early Bird: $260 if paid by August 28, 2017

HARVEST GATHERING SAVE THE DATE: OCTOBER 21, 2017 – Conflict, the Media and Civility, An Evening with David Shuster


This year our signature fund raising event is taking place on Saturday October 21, 2017 at 5:30 PM, in downtown Bloomington in the Grand Ballroom of the Hilton Garden Inn.  We are honored to announce that the speaker for the event is David Shuster, Emmy Award-winning broadcast news journalist with more than 20 years of national and international experience.  Moderator for the evening is IU Media School's Professor of Practice, Elaine Monaghan, who is a veteran reporter, writer and foreign correspondent.