A conflict resolution workshop, "Breaking the Cycle of
Violence," is scheduled Tuesday by the Oklahoma State
University-Oklahoma City Center for Organizational Improvement,
900 N. Portland Ave.
Annita Bridges, an attorney and mediator, will lead the
workshop on how conflict can lead to violence, non-destructive
methods for resolving conflict, and ways that community members
can work together to combat violence.
"Tragically, violence has become pervasive in our society,"
Bridges said. "In the classroom, the workplace, the street, and
the home _ none of us can escape the realization that we each
stand a good chance of being touched by violence in some way.
"This realization has increased the attention of being placed
on violence and violence prevention by school officials,
employers, community members, and public officials."
The workshop, scheduled from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, is
designed to bring people together who are interested in
determining the causes of violence and finding solutions.
The workshop will include a three-hour interactive satellite
video conference featuring Jesse Jackson, president of the
Rainbow Coalition; Sarah and James Brady, Center to Prevent
Handgun Violence; Jocelyn Elders, U.S. surgeon general; Al
Shanker, president of the American Federation of Teachers; and Ed
Zigler, founder of Head Start.
"This workshop offers participants access to top experts and
interaction with others with the same concerns, whether they are
across town or around the world," said Bill Nelson, director of
OSU-OKC's Center for Organizational Improvement.
Bridges is president of Litigation Alternatives Inc., an
Oklahoma City company specializing in conflict resolution
training, systems design and mediation services.
She works with businesses, organizations, school districts and
government agencies. Formerly an attorney with Kerr-McGee Corp.,
she is currently working with the Oklahoma City Public School's
peer mediation program for middle school students.
Cost of "Breaking the Cycle of Violence" workshop is $75,
which includes printed materials and refreshments. To register,
or for more information, call the OSU-OKC Center for
Organizational Improvement at 945-3278. . .
James D. Fellers, an Oklahoma City attorney, was among the
speakers at the 1994 Symposium on Cryptologic History at Ft.
George G. Meade, Md. The symposium considered the offensive
against the Axis Powers with specific emphasis on the ground war
in Europe and the emergence of air war cryptology.
During World War II, Fellers served in the select Special
Branch of War Department General Staff as the designated special
intelligence officer to Major Gen. Elwood R. "Pete" Quesada,
commander of all fighter bombers on the invasion of June 6, 1944,
and commanding general of IX Tactical Air Command in support of
the First Army throughout the campaigns of 1944-45 from Omaha
Beach to the conclusion at Weimar, Germany.
Fellers discussed the tactical employment in the field of top
secret intelligence as fused with other obtainable lower level
He is of counsel to the law firm of Fellers, Snider,
Blankenship, Bailey Tippens. . .
Six new associates have joined Crowe Dunlevy.
Joining the Oklahoma City office were Cynthia L. Andrews,
Edward E. Lane III, C. Robert Stell and Cori H. Loomis. Joining
the firm's Tulsa office were Jon Ed Brown and Brad R. Carson.
Andrews is a certified public accountant and focuses her law
practice in tax and estates and trusts.
Lane concentrates his practice in corporate securities and
taxation of businesses. …