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Alternatives to Violence Project National Conference
May 26, 2017 @ 8:00 am - May 29, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
On Memorial Day weekend: May 26-May 29, 2017:
Celebrate the 42nd year of AVP bringing Transforming Power and nonviolence into the lives of people in the U.S. and around the world, in prisons, in schools, in refugee camps, in veterans programs, in gang interventions, and in conflict zones across 60 countries. Deepen your understanding of AVP. Reunite with old friends. Gain new ones. Put faces to the names. Kindle new ideas. Share of yourself. Be challenged and inspired. Nourish your passion for the work. Transform. And just as you do in our AVP workshops, have fun doing all of it.
Saturday, May 27:
Public Session:, 1-9pm, Lasell College, Newton. Featuring: Adam Foss, Plenary MA Governor’s Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee and Dr. Bernard Lafayette associate of Dr Martin Luther King Jr., and co-Founder of AVP.
Educational Breakout Sessions on: An AVP Model for De-escalation Training AVP’s work with Veterans Building Community with Youth at RiskAVP and New Brain Science Changing Prison Culture Working in the Reentry/Recovery Community
Dinner And an Evening performance and discussion by The Dworin Group, Dance and Song.
Join AVP facilitators and other members of the Boston community creating meaningful change.
Before May, 14 – $30 email registration to Registrar@avpusa.org. After May 14 – $40 at the door. All payment at the door.