New England Yearly Meeting

A community of Quakers and Quaker meetings across New England.

AVP/USA National Conference


Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 1:00pm to 9:00pm


Lasell College Newton , MA


Join AVP facilitators and other members of the Boston community creating meaningful change.

This conference will feature plenary speaker: Adam Foss, Massachusetts Governor's Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee; and Dr. Bernard Lafayette, associate of Dr Martin Luther King Jr., and co-founder of AVP.

There will be educational breakout sessions on 

  • An AVP Model for De-escalation Training
  • AVP’s work with Veterans
  • Building Community with Youth at Risk
  • AVP, Nonviolnce and New Brain Science
  • Changing Prison Culture
  • Working in the Reentry/Recovery Community

Following dinner, the Judy Dworin Performance Project will present a dance on the challenges of re-entry.

Cost is $40 - Email registration to [email protected] - All payment at the door

Contact Information

New England Yearly Meeting of Friends

901 Pleasant Street, Worcester, MA 01602

(508) 754-6760 - [email protected]