San Francisco Peacemaker Awards

The City Club Of San Francisco

 2016 Recipents | Keynote & Workshop | Tickets | Sponsorships | Program Ads | Silent Auction Donations


SFPA_Shonholtz_Kelly The Raymond Shonholtz Visionary Peacemaker Award
Ron Kelly
For four decades, Ron Kelly has been a pioneer in the development of ADR best practices.  He is the co-founder of two California ADR professional organizations:  the California Dispute Resolution Council and the Northern California Mediation Association.  He continues to organize coalitions to protect the integrity of the mediation process.  Ron has trained thousands of lawyers, judges, students, and government officials on four continents.  These include San Francisco’s Superior Court judges, Bar Association of San Francisco members, and UC Berkeley students. Currently, Ron trains San Francisco mediators in his 30 Minute Mediation model.  

SFPA_Sadalla_LemonThe Gail Sadalla Rising Peacemaker Award
Da’Nille Lemon
Da’Nille Lemon is the Peer Mediation Project Leader for the Restorative Mediation Program at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Academic Middle School in San Francisco.  Mediating since 2015, this dedicated 8th grader has been helping her peers for many years. She’s also the founder of the No Flex Zone, an antibullying program at her school.  Says Da’Nille, “The main thing I like to do is to help people. If I see something that needs to change, I do my best to make that change.”

SFPA_CB_SF-SVIPThe Community Boards Leadership Peacemaker Award
San Francisco Street Violence Intervention Program (SFSVIP)
SFSVIP is a collaborative program created to reduce and intervene in youth-related street violence citywide throughout San Francisco. SFSVIP provides a wide range of critical services: street outreach and engagement, public education, food distribution, family support, crisis response, and community mobilization.  Run through the Mayor’s Office of Violence Prevention, SFSVIP partners with other city agencies, social service nonprofits, and community stakeholders.  One of its core goals is helping youth build the social and resiliency skills needed to reduce and prevent violence.


Resolving Conflict from the Inside Out

With Gary J. Friedman, Co-founder, The Center for Understanding Conflict

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Gary J. Friedman has been practicing law as a mediator with the Mediation Law Offices in Mill Valley since 1976, integrating mediative principles into his practice. Through the non-profit he co-founded, The Center for Understanding in Conflict, Gary has been teaching mediation since 1980. He was one of the very first lawyer-mediators and a primary force in the current mediation movement.

Constant Contact - workshopInside Out Workshop
In his Inside Out morning workshop, which will be largely experiential, Gary will focus on four key aspects of our inner lives.   Click here for more workshop information.

MCLE: This course is approved by the State Bar of California for 2 MCLE credits (provider #9323).


CB Member
Workshop & Luncheon/Awards, $125 | Member: Luncheon/Awards only, $75
General Public
Workshop & Luncheon/Awards, $175 | Public: Luncheon/Awards only, $125

CB Member Tickets General Public Tickets


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2016 San Francisco Peacemaker Awards Sponsors

Mechanics_BankBay Area Coalition for Community Mediation (BACCM) |  Board of Directors, Community Boards | The California Endowment Ann and Paul Chen | Dr. Paul Hoyt Financial District DentistryThe Stanley S. Langendorf Foundation | Louderback Law Group | Lemmon Employment Law & Conflict Resolution | Mechanics Bank | Michael C. Tobriner, Attorney & Mediator | Morrison Foerster | O’Grady Law Group, APC | Peer Resources | SF Police Officers Association | Shwiff, Levy & Polo LLP | Charles Spiegel, Esq. | Michael Tobriner, Attorney & Mediator | Tetra Tech DPK | Wells Fargo


2016SFPA_booklet_cover_142pxWPlace an ad in our 16-page, full-color program booklet and reach an immediate audience of 300+ of San Francisco’s civic leaders, lawyers, human resource and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) professionals, community activists, judges, and public agency officials at Community Boards’ 6th Annual San Francisco Peacemaker Awards.  We also distribute the booklet year-round to current and prospective funders, city/county officials, and others.

In addition to your full-color ad, two announcements — one before and one after the event — that acknowledge booklet advertisers will be emailed to Community Boards’ 1,100+ Listserv subscribers.  Lastly, we will post all ads on our Facebook page. 

If you don’t have an ad, a basic ad will be designed at no additional cost.  Ad rates: Quarter Page, $250 | Half Page, $400 | Full Page, $750 | Back Cover, $1500. Click: Review ad sizes and dimensions.

For more information or to reserve your ad space, contact Jim Garrison, Communications Director, (415) 920-3820 x104,

Important Ad Deadlines:

  • Ad Space Reservations, Monday, May 2.
  • Final Ad Artwork & Payment:  Monday, May 9.

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Click: 2016 Silent Auction Donation Form

2015 Silent Auction Donors

Auction websiteA.C.T. | Aardvark Books | Adventurous Sports | Sarah Benjamin, Keelboat Sailing | Bi-Rite Family of Businesses | Loretta Bozung, Camp ArtSeen | Butterfly Restaurant | Cathead’s BBQ | Community Boards | Crowded Fire Theatre | Lisa Geduldig, Kung Pao Kosher Comedy | Katie Gilmartin | GUMP’S San Francisco | Bill Hafferty | Hagafen Cellars | Michele Hangee-Bauer | Nadia Hole | Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream | Joe Goode Performance Group | Kathryn Kennedy Winery | Kimmy Carter Yoga | Diana Kruze and Shamir Colloff | R. Kamela Laird, Esq. | Landmark Theaters | Little Star Pizza | Littlejohn’s Candies | Marc Martin | Max’s Opera Plaza | Chef Thomas McNaughton | Morgan Winery | Munchery | Carrie Nardello | ODC/San Francisco | Opera Plaza Deli & Taqueria | Palio d’Asti | Jonah Roll | Tonya Saheli | San Francisco Ballet | San Francisco Bay Boat Cruise | San Francisco Symphony | SF Natural Medicine | Cory Shank, Esalen Model Massage | Stage Werx Theatre | Succulence, Life and Garden | The City Club of San Francisco | The Claire- Corrective Skin Care Studio | THE PLANT, café organic | Clarence Towers | Tuba Turkish Restaurant | Cordell Wesselink | Chef Martin Yan | Yoga Tree | Z Space | Zazen SF