Six Rivers Blog

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What Are Circles of Peace

A New Option for Survivors of Harm in the Gorge Six Rivers Dispute Resolution Center is honored to announce the launch of our pilot Circles of Peace Restorative Justice program. Circles of Peace is an evidence-informed model that supports greater accountability,...


Peace-building Skills in a Divided World

PEACE-BUILDING SKILLS IN A DIVIDED WORLD Local, one-on-one peace-making. by William Lennox My name is Bill Lennox, Board Member with Six Rivers Dispute Resolution Center since 2004. My Quaker background, past experience in law enforcement and time spent as a United...


Celebrating Our Anniversary

We Serve OR & WA Six Rivers Dispute Resolution Center has been serving the Gorge for over 20 years, and we are celebrating 10 years as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Situated at the confluence of the Hood River and the Columbia River in the heart of the...

Our People

Staff Spotlight: Andy Oliver

Andy Oliver joined the Six Rivers team in September of 2022 as our first ever Restorative Justice Apprentice.  Andy made such an impression about his passion for Restorative Justice (RJ) at his interview for a Mediation Apprentice position that Six Rivers...

Our People

A Salute to Six Rivers’ Founder

The past year brought unique challenges, changes, and opportunities – and Six Rivers DRC rose to the occasion. 2020 asked a lot of all of us, and we are so proud of our volunteers and staff who met every challenge with creativity and resilient hope, knowing our...