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#GreatCommunityGive April 21, 2021

FairField Center’s conflict resolution programs and services are needed more now than ever. As we weather the COVID-19 crisis , having highly trained and experienced mediators and coaches available to help businesses and individuals GET TO SOLUTIONS when conflict occurs is critical to the recovery process. Mark your calendars to be a part of the …

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Harrisonburg International Women’s Day

An online extravaganza will replace the traditional march and rally. In addition to speakers, music, and dance, the event will present an intercultural/intergenerational panel discussion on issues women of color in our community are choosing to challenge. Watch the event on the Harrisonburg International Women’s Day Facebook page. 

#GivingTuesday: Together We Give – Supply Drive for Open Doors

Together we can do extraordinary things. Join us in #UnleashingGenerosity within our community! As part of #GivingTuesday FairField Center and NewBridges Immigrant Resource Center will be collecting urgently needed supplies for Open Doors between December 1 and December 15. Items listed below may be dropped off at the FairField office 590 NEFF AVENUE, SUITE 3000 …

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Harrisonburg International Festival to Take Festival Online in 2020

HARRISONBURG (June 18, 2020) — The Harrisonburg International Festival Planning Team announced today that the popular event scheduled for September 26, 2020 in downtown Harrisonburg will transition to virtual activities for 2020 using the Festival’s website at www.harrisonburg-international-festival.org. This action is being taken over concerns for public safety and welfare during the COVID-19 pandemic. Thousands …

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Say YES to the #GreatCommunityGive

Do you LOVE Harrisonburg’s ethos of cooperation and inclusivity?  Have you ever wondered what fosters it?  If so, Harrisonburg’s FairField Center will most certainly be a part of the answer. For more than 30 years, the FairField Center’s mediation, training, civic engagement, and restorative justice programs have helped area residents and organizations listen, plan, and …

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Co-Parenting Class Offered FREE and Online

FairField Center’s co-parenting class “Meeting in the Middle” will be offered online free of charge Thursday, May 28, 2020, 1-5pm. What is it?Raising a child in different homes can be challenging at times. FairField’s Meeting in the Middle class focuses on co-parenting through separation and divorce. It provides parents and caregivers with the opportunity to …

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Online Dispute Resolution Now Available from FairField Center

FairField Center mediation services may be more beneficial now than they have ever been. A lot has changed over the last two months from the Coronavirus, bringing even more uncertainty and stress to families. Even though courts are closed, we want you to know that immediate help with conflict is available. We are still offering …

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Accessing FairField Center Services During Covid-19 State of Emergency

In an effort to encourage social distancing and minimize the potential of exposure to the COVID-19 virus, the FairField Center will be closed to the public until April 6, 2020 at 8:30am, unless otherwise noted. FairField Center leadership will continue to monitor the status of this pandemic daily through any and all updates issued by …

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2019 Harrisonburg International Festival Recap

The 2019 Harrisonburg International Festival was another rousing success, thanks to a crew of enthusiastic volunteers and many dedicated vendors and sponsors! The festival featured the introduction of a new mobile app, which received thumbs up from festival goers and City officials. The app not only provided easier navigation of the festival area, but also …

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2019 Year in Review

In addition to organizing their premier Civic Engagement event the Harrisonburg International Festival, the FairField Center provided a full menu of valuable mediation, restorative justice, and training services to individuals, businesses, and local, state, and federal agencies throughout the region this past year. By training mediators, helping resolve conflicts through mediation, conducting restorative community conferencing, …

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