Annette Lantz-Simmons

Annette is the executive director of the Community Mediation Center of Independence, Mo. The center’s mission is threefold:

  • Prevent – Conflict resolution and restorative justice training and processes for children and youth in schools, churches and neighborhoods.
  • Educate – interpersonal conflict resolution training, mediation training, circle facilitation training, restorative discipline for teachers and parents training and neighborhood accountability board training.
  • Restore – Transformative mediation for families, neighbors, court cases, students and divorcing or separating parents. Victim/offender dialogue and neighborhood accountability board facilitation.