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My guest will be Brad Heckman. Brad is the CEO of the New York Peace Institute, one of the nation's largest community mediation agencies. New York Peace Institute helps thousands of people resolve their disputes creatively, durably, and peacefully each year -- for free.
Brad is also an adjunct professor of Global Affairs at New York University, where he recently received the Excellence in Teaching Award. Additionally, he serves on the Boards of Directors of the National Association for Community Mediation and the New York City Peace Museum. Formerly, he was International Director at Partners for Democratic Change, for which he helped build the first mediation centers in the former Soviet bloc. He was also a Vice President of Safe Horizon, a New York-based victims services agency, where he oversaw programs relating to mediation, human trafficking, legal services for domestic violence victims, and others. He blogs at http://thehecklist.wordpress.com
It's good to talk.