News and Announcements

April is National Volunteer Month

“The courts of this country should not be the places whereresolution of disputes begins. They should be the places wherethe disputes end after alternative methods of resolvingdisputes have been considered and tried.” ~ Sandra Day O’Connor April is National Volunteer Appreciation Month! NVMS Conflict Resolution Center is pleased to celebrate all the incredible individuals andContinue Reading

NVMS Appreciation Day 2021

You’re invited! Join us for NVMS Appreciation Day on Thursday, December 9, 2021, at 5:00 pm — as we celebrate our theme of “Building Communities Together.” Register in advance via zoom > All welcome to join us for: Richard Bernhart Award Recipients: Sally Campbell, Bill Casey and Izabela Solosi Keynote Remarks “Door Prize” Drawings: OurContinue Reading

Consider an IRA Charitable Rollover to NVMS

If you are 70 ½ or older, an IRA charitable rollover is a way you can support NVMS Conflict Resolution Center and benefit this year. Benefits of an IRA charitable rollover: Avoid taxes on transfers of up to $100,000 from your IRA to NVMS. Satisfy your required minimum distribution (RMD) for the year. Reduce yourContinue Reading

Community Over Punishment: Lessons of Restorative Justice

Here is a recent example of a Restorative Justice case that is providing a second chance for first-time juvenile offenders in Fairfax County: A classmate snapped a secret photo of the student and posted it on social media with a disparaging comment. The photo went viral among this classmate’s online network. Another student offended byContinue Reading

CFNOVA Supports Outreach Efforts to Expand Restorative Justice for Juveniles in the Route 1 Corridor

Fairfax, VA (April 28, 2021) — NVMS Conflict Resolution Center (NVMS CRC) is pleased to announce a $20,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Northern Virginia to promote and advance restorative justice to assist juveniles of diverse backgrounds and who are members of low-income families in the Route 1 Corridor of southeastern Fairfax County.  Restorative justice is a safe and respectful process that holds people accountable for their choices and behaviors,Continue Reading

Celebrating AAPIA Month is Personal

May is the Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. As a Filipino American, I couldn’t be more proud to lead and serve NVMS Conflict Resolution Center, bringing with me all the strength, sense of responsibility, pursuit of excellence, humility, and sense of family that my 96-year old Dad, father of 12, grandfather of 28, great grandfather of 17,Continue Reading

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