2020 SF Peacemaker Awards



Kenneth Cloke

Kenneth Cloke is a world-recognized mediator, dialogue facilitator, conflict resolution systems designer, teacher, public speaker, author of numerous books and articles, and a pioneer and leader in the field of mediation and conflict resolution for the last 37 years. He is the Director of the Center for Dispute Resolution and co-founder of Mediators Beyond Borders.  Learn more about Kenneth here.

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Jose Bernardo Cuellar, Ph.D.
Jose Bernardo Cuellar, Ph.D., is a San Antonio, Texas native and San Francisco resident. He is SFSU Professor Emeritus, and leader of Dr. Loco’s Rockin’ Jalapeño Band.

His recent awards and honors include: The Hardy Curatorial Fellowship at Harvard University’s Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology (2012), The San Francisco Mayor’s Latino Heritage Arts Award (2014), the Loyal Order of Outstanding and Accomplished Texas Musicians Induction (2016), and University of California at Riverside’ s Radio Aztlan Lifetime-Achievement Award (2019).


Mechanics Bank
Committed to reaching out, digging in and giving back.
Since 1905, we have been committed to enriching our local communities, driving local economic growth, and cultivating lasting relationships by putting the best interest of our clients and communities first.

Tobriner Mediation
Tobriner Mediation is a low-cost family law mediation and collaborative practice service provided by Family Law Attorney and Mediator Michael C. Tobriner. The purpose of Tobriner Mediation is to make high-quality professional mediation and collaboration assistance accessible to clients on a financially affordable basis.

Lemmon Employment Law & Conflict Resolution
We understand that not all workplaces have an equal playing field. Sometimes employees and employers struggle with many issues. Our mission is to empower our Clients to have a full understanding of their legal rights and remedies, to help them navigate the best path towards justice and fair compensation, and to advocate for insightful resolution.

Postmates
Postmates is transforming the way goods move around cities through our revolutionary Urban Logistics platform that connects customers with local couriers who can deliver nearly anything from your favorite restaurant or retailer in minutes. We empower communities to shop local and empower businesses to grow through our marketplace and by tapping into our API to offer delivery.

The San Francisco Police Officers Association
The San Francisco Police Officers Association is dedicated to improving the working conditions of its members as well as being actively involved in the community we serve. All the members of our association are committed to the welfare and protection of every citizen in the city of San Francisco.

Board of Directors, Community Boards
We provide the expertise and dedication to continue Community Boards’ forty-four years of public service to San Francisco’s many diverse communities. We sustain, improve, and expand critical resources needed for a safer, respectful, and healthier San Francisco: dedicated to remaining a truly community-based, volunteer-driven public resource. 

Law Office of Brittny Bottorff
Brittny Bottorff, AWI-CH, and Kym McCourt, AWI-CH, are the principals at the Law Office of Brittny Bottorff. Their mission is to help their clients navigate the labyrinth of workplace complaints and conflict. They do this through workplace investigations and climate assessments, trainings, and workplace conflict resolution services.

Consortium for Children
Consortium for Children was created to provide support and technical assistance to both public and private child welfare agencies. CFC collaborates to design and implement strength-based family and community focused services in the child welfare system.​ A key component is their Permanency Planning Mediation, a non-adversarial, confidential service.

The Georgetown M.A. in Conflict Resolution
This program prepares students to resolve conflict in a turbulent world. It includes a theoretically rigorous core curriculum, skills taught by top practitioners with a focus on negotiation, mediation and facilitation, and an experiential learning series. The flexible curriculum allows students to focus on integrating conflict resolution skills into a variety of sectors.