Melissa Appleton


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B - Board Member
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Reason for joining ACR-GNY
Conference Co-Chair, Board of Directors

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Professional Bio
Melissa is a conflict resolution and restorative justice practitioner and civic engagement specialist who is passionate about people making empowered decisions on matters that affect their lives. After working in East Timor, Kosovo and Israel, she now works with the Participatory Budgeting Project to expand participatory democracy in the US and Canada. Melissa was formerly Program Manager at the New York Peace Institute, where she ran the custody, visitation, child support mediation program, youth-involved mediation, and launched a facilitation program. She was also a member of the NY Family Court Custody and Visitation Mediation Panel.
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