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Locally-led Peacebuilding Seminar Series: Peacebuilding on the Beat and in the Streets

  • Woolworth Building Room: 412 15 Barclay Street New York, NY, 10007 United States (map)

Join PREP for a talk by our very own Professor Brad Heckman on his mediation work with the NYPD. Locally-led peacebuilding can take many forms and be done in collaboration with many different communities and organizations. Learn how Professor Heckman established his NYPD mediation training and what impact it has had within our local police force.

Brad Heckman is a professor at New York University’s Center for Global Affairs, where he received the Excellence in Teaching Award. Previously, he was the founding Chief Executive Officer of New York Peace Institute, one of the largest community mediation services in the US. Brad has trained thousands of NYPD officers, the leadership NASA’s Johnson Space Center, community organizations, United Nations programs, emerging women leaders in the Persian Gulf, young Iraqi peacebuilders, and corporations in more than 30 countries. His trainings, presentations, and keynote speeches include his own illustrations, pop culture, humor, and theater techniques.