Youth & Schools

>> For the holidays, we will close on December 23 and reopen on January 3. <<

Community Boards is recognized internationally for our pioneering work with youth and schools. We can provide your school with a variety of proven techniques for resolving school-based conflicts.

Location & Business Hours
Opera Plaza, 601 Van Ness Avenue | Suite 2040
Monday-Thursday | 10:00AM – 5:00PM
(415) 920-3820 | Messages after hours: (415) 920-3820 x100
General email:

Mediation & Facilitation

Our neutral and highly skilled mediators and facilitators can assist schools in resolving conflicts between any number of school stakeholders:  district and school administration, faculty, professional staff, parents, and students.   For more information about how we can assist your school, please contact Karen Lipney, ADR Programs Manager, (415) 920-3820 x109, or email her at  Please include her name in the subject line.

Peer Mediation

We also have a highly acclaimed peer mediation model for the development of student conflict managers, The Conflict Manager Program.  Click here for more information about peer mediation.

School-site Trainings

For those in need of briefer intervention, we have trainers who provide short trainings in very specific conflict resolution topics.  If you have questions about our youth & schools trainings, please contact Darlene Weide, Executive Director, (415) 920-3820 x105, or email her at  Please include her name in the subject line.