International Mediators Community of Practice

Bridging the U.S. Policy Divide

The Capitol Hill Working Group brings together conflict transformation practitioners, mediators, dialogue facilitators, circle holders, religious peacemakers, non-violent communication, interest-based negotiators, restorative justice practitioners and others who want to leverage their unique set of tools, skills and sensibilities to strengthen our democratic processes and bridge the U.S. policy divide.

This initiative seeks to call on local peacemakers to help strengthen our democracy.


The Hill working group is co-led by:


By building a national movement of peacebuilders able to tackle today’s most pressing policy challenges, the Hill WG works to promote collaboration across differences in our current political environment.


Understanding our collective power mapping project


Collaboration on this initiative is based on the following guiding principles:

  • A belief in a common humanity
  • An attitude of curiosity
  • A search for common ground


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