New England Yearly Meeting

A community of Quakers and Quaker meetings across New England.

Alternatives to Violence Project Workshop


Saturday, September 22, 2018 (All day) to Sunday, September 23, 2018 (All day)


Beacon Hill Friends House
6 Chestnut St
Boston , MA


The Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) began in 1975 as a partnership between inmates at Green Haven Prison in New York and a group of local Quakers. AVP now conducts programs in 35 US states and over 45 countries and is in demand in schools, prisons and youth groups. AVP has shaped the Reconciliation process in South Africa and in Rwanda. 

AVP is an experiential program, helping people change their lives. This two-day basic level AVP workshop is an intensive learning experience that teaches interpersonal conflict resolution skills. These experiences in small groups and in one-to-one interactions help build a sense of community. Role-plays also provide an opportunity to explore, to learn, and practice creative ways to respond to real life conflicts in our lives. 

Register on Eventbrite or by contacting Jonathan Vogel-Borne by Monday, September 17. Suggested donation $30; pay more or less as able. Lunch will be provided.

Contact Information

Jonathan Vogel-Borne

New England Yearly Meeting of Friends

901 Pleasant Street, Worcester, MA 01602

(508) 754-6760 - [email protected]