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Connections: Center for Dispute Settlement CEO, Shira May


The Center for Dispute Settlement has a new CEO. How will Shira May lead this organization that is designed to handle difficult disputes? The center works with students; teachers; neighbors; companies; and more. In the age of social media outrage, and public shaming, and police/community tensions, what can the center teach us about resolving our conflicts?

Guests include: 

  • Shira May, new CEO for the Center for Dispute Settlement 
  • Lynda Bell, director of training and restorative initiatives for the Center for Dispute Settlement  
Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.