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Barbara L. Jones

Community Dispute Resolution Specialist and Faculty Instructor, Center for Peace and Conflict Studies Program, Wayne State University

Barbara Jones is a lifelong Detroiter and community activist, organizer and youth-violence prevention advocate who specializes in restorative justice and victim/offender reconciliation dialogues. She is the Community Dispute Resolution Specialist and Faculty Instructor for the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies Program at Wayne State University.

Barbara serves as the Program Director for the Ralph Bunche Summer Institute, a program that delivers expertise training in a higher learning academic setting that provides high school youth development services that focus on civic engagement, conflict resolution intervention, violence prevention, bullying, diversity, civil rights, race relations, negotiation, leadership, international affairs, diplomacy, social justice and crucial life skills with the overarching theme and tools of how to teach students to individually and collectively foster peace within their own schools and communities.

Barbara has a BS in Mass Communications from Rochester College, an MA in Conflict/Dispute Resolution from Wayne State University and a pending graduate certificate degree in Peace and Security Studies from Wayne State University.

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