Peer Mediators

When Will entered middle school he joined the associated student body and his advisor asked him if he wanted to help people. Of course, Will said yes and they started a group called the "Upstanders".  They focused on peer mediation and events for students to talk about intolerance, communication and acceptance.

I began elementary school in the late 1980s in Santa Monica, CA. This was a very special time for public education in Southern California. It was pre-Internet, practically pre-personal computer, and my generation, as new students, was entering school on the frontier of radical change in the traditional public education system. Also, statistically speaking, it was the most racially integrated public schools had ever been or have ever been since; m...

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Our Mission

To support and promote programs in K-12 schools that teach students conflict management skills and enrich their lives into adulthood.


Address: 2390 Crenshaw Blvd #213

Torrance, CA 90505

Telephone: 641-715-3900 ext 877948#