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In Fiscal Year 2019, the Community Mediation Center Grant Program, administered by the Massachusetts Office of Public Collaboration and funded through a legislative appropriation, continued to make progress in implementing its mission to increase public access to community mediation in Massachusetts. Operational funds were awarded to 12 community mediation centers that handled over 4,000 cases involving an estimated 8,000 parties, who hailed from cities and towns throughout the commonwealth and were racially/ethnically and financially diverse. The cases that were mediated resulted in a 72.7% agreement rate.



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