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“Too often, low- and moderate-income neighborhoods are classified in terms of need– as in, what can professionals charitably donate to people in need? Community mediation in the neighborhood where the dispute occurs acknowledges the strength and power that is already in the neighborhood. By mediating in that neighborhood, a powerful statement is made–’you already have all the resources you need to resolve your conflicts.’“(Bridgeford et al 2006)

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“Every aspect of how we do our work should be modeled on our commitment to collaboration and our belief that people and communities know better than outsiders what their needs are.”

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