The annual Justice Awards recognize exemplary commitment to the pursuit of a more peaceful and just society. We are proud to honor three community leaders this year – Richard Chernick (Champion of Justice), Northern Trust (Advocate of Justice) and Seyfarth Shaw LLP (Defender of Justice),” said WJC Executive Director Elissa Barrett. “Proceeds further WJC’s work to change the way people think about and respond to conflict. We are grateful to our presenting sponsor, JAMS, and others in the legal and business community who make our work possible.
Nissan Foundation grant to fund Compassion Plays aimed at developing compassion and understanding for someone whose experiences or identity is substantially different from our own.
The Nissan Foundation supports educational programs that promote a greater appreciation and understanding of America’s diverse cultural heritage.
The Western Justice Center, which works to advance alternative dispute resolution techniques in our courts, our communities and our schools, will hold its annual ABCs of Conflict Training Program, an intensive 30-hour professional development deep dive into the power and practice of conflict resolution and restorative justice.