RSI is delighted to welcome Kim Bernhard as its new Resource Center Intern for the summer. Kim will be working with RSI’s Resource Center Director Nicole Wilmet this summer and will have the opportunity to learn about ADR and explore resources related to eviction and restorative justice. Kim joins RSI from Chicago-Kent College of Law where she is a rising second year student. We hope you will welcome us in joining her!
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The American Arbitration Association – International Centre for Dispute Resolution (AAA-ICDR) has recently launched a Diversity Scholarship which grants diverse law students and professionals with up to $2,000 of financial assistance towards participation in a degree program or fellowship in alternative dispute resolution or attendance at a well-recognized conference. The mission of the Diversity Scholarship Fund is to encourage diversity and inclusion within the field of ADR by supporting the pursuit of knowledge and skill development through training experiences that encourage inclusive leadership growth in the field of ADR. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and reviewed quarterly until appropriated funds are expended.
Congratulations to RSI’s Director of Research Jennifer Shack who celebrates 22 years with RSI today! For Jen’s anniversary we are looking back on this interview with Jen where she shares her favorite part of her job, the biggest challenges she has faced working in court ADR and some of her favorite projects that she has worked on at RSI.
We hope you will join us in congratulating Jen on all of her hard work!
RSI is currently seeking a Program Coordinator for an Eviction Mediation Program in Kane County! We need someone who can help direct parties in need to vital services, keep good records so we can share meaningful data, and generally step up as a team member on a day-to-day basis to provide the highest quality services to those involved in the eviction process.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Those interested in the position and applying may learn more about the position here!
Tomorrow, March 3, 2021, RSI’s Director of Research Jennifer Shack will be participating in a webinar with John Lande entitled Help Clients by Combining “Facilitative” and “Evaluative” Mediation. The event is hosted by the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution and is free for members to attend.