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March 2018

Santa Rosa – Basic Level Workshop

March 17 - March 18

Organized by: AVP North Bay-Santa Rosa Council

WHEN: March 17 - 18, 2018  (please plan to attend all sessions) Sat. 3/1 7—8:30 am snacks, 9:00 - 6:00 workshop & Sun. 3/18—8:30 am snacks, 9:00 - 6:00 workshop WHERE: Amarosa Academy, 3261 Dutton Ave. Santa Rosa. COST: Sliding scale is  $45 - 150.  BUT NO CHARGE for Santa Rosa residents aged 18-24 (because of a grant).   No one turned away for lack of funds; register  anyway, scholarships are available.  Snacks, lunch, and all materials are included. Alternatives to Violence…

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Visalia – Training for Facilitators Workshop

March 24 - March 25

Organized by:

Visalia Friends Meetinghouse, 17208 Avenue 296
Visalia, CA 93292 United States

Completing a Basic and an Advanced Level Workshop is a prerequisite for this workshop March 24 - 25 - 8:00 am to 6 pm on both days Snacks and Lunch will be provided Contact: Cathy at 661-565-0949 or via e-mail at KernAVP@gmail.com

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April 2018

Palmdate – Basic Level Workshop

April 14 - April 15

Organized by: AVP Antelope Valley Council

Tumbleweed Neighborhood House, Palmdale, CA United States

Held at Tumbleweed Neighborhood House, 1129 E Ave R4, Palmdale California Times 8:30am - 5:00pm Cost: sliding scale $10-$50

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Inaugural Hero’s Journey 5K Walk/Run – Benefiting AVP California!

April 14 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am

Organized by: AVP California

LOS ANGELES STATE HISTORIC PARK, 1245 N Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States

Join us at the Los Angeles State historic Park on April 14, 2018 for the inaugural Hero's Journey 5K Walk/Run, wearing your favorite hero attire! REGISTER HERE To learn how to become a sponsor, feel free to reach out to Elizabeth Sanchez, (323) 895-4167 or Jose Zavala (626)755-8489

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Basic Level Workshop – Nevada City

April 20 - April 22

Organized by: AVP Northern Sierra Council

$45 – $150

Santa Rosa – Basic Level Workshop

April 21 @ 8:30 am - April 22 @ 6:00 pm

Organized by: AVP North Bay-Santa Rosa Council

Amarosa Academy, 3261 Dutton Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA 95407 United States

Santa Rosa – Basic Level Workshop April 21 - April 22 WHEN: April 21 - 22, 2018  (please plan to attend all sessions) Sat. 4/21—8:30 am snacks, 9:00 - 6:00 workshop & Sun. 4/22—8:30 am snacks, 9:00 - 6:00 workshop WHERE: Amarosa Academy, 3261 Dutton Ave. Santa Rosa. COST: Sliding scale is  $45 - 150.  BUT NO CHARGE for Santa Rosa residents aged 18-24 (because of a grant).   No one turned away for lack of funds; register  anyway, scholarships are available. …

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$50 – $150

LA Basic Workshop (Orange Grove Friends Meeting)

April 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Organized by: AVP Los Angeles

Orange Grove Friends Meeting, 520 East Orange Grove Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91104 United States

AVP is an experiential approach to integrating the skills of Transformative Justice. The Basic Workshop engages in interactive practices designed to enhance awareness, self-esteem, nonviolent communication, conflict transformation, and community building.

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Bakersfield – Advanced Level Workshop

April 28 - April 29

Organized by:

CSO Brotherhood – Bakersfield, 1124 Baker St
Bakersfield, 93305 United States

Both Days 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Light breakfast at 8:30 Location: Community Service Organization on the corner of Baker St and Monterey 1124 Baker St Bakersfield, CA 93305  Suggested donation: $20-120 sliding scale. No one is ever turned away for lack of funds (Scholarships are available). For questions contact Cathy Clark 661-565-0949 | KernAVP@gmail.com

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Basic Level- Bakersfield 2 day Weekend

April 28 @ 9:00 am - April 29 @ 5:00 pm

Organized by: AVP Kern County Council

CSO Brotherhood – Bakersfield, 1124 Baker St
Bakersfield, 93305 United States

The Basic AVP Workshop is an intensive, two-day learning experience which teaches interpersonal conflict resolution skills through a series of step-by-step processes. These experiences in small groups and one-to-one interactions build a sense of community and trust through exercises focusing on: Affirmation — Building self esteem and trust. Communication — Improving both listening skills and assertive methods of expression. Cooperation — Developing cooperative attitudes that avoid competitive conflicts. Creative Conflict Resolution — Getting in touch with the inner Transforming Power to resolve violence. Role plays provide…

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May 2018

Nevada City – Basic Level Workshop

May 4 - May 6

Organized by: AVP Northern Sierra Council

$45 – $150

Santa Rosa – Advanced Level Workshop

May 19 @ 8:30 am - May 20 @ 6:00 pm

Organized by: AVP North Bay-Santa Rosa Council

Amarosa Academy, 3261 Dutton Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA 95407 United States

Santa Rosa – Advanced Level Workshop May 19 - May 20 WHEN: May 19 - 20, 2018  (please plan to attend all sessions) Sat. 5/19—8:30 am snacks, 9:00 - 6:00 workshop & Sun. 5/20—8:30 am snacks, 9:00 - 6:00 workshop WHERE: Amarosa Academy, 3261 Dutton Ave. Santa Rosa. COST: Sliding scale is  $45 - 150.  BUT NO CHARGE for Santa Rosa residents aged 18-24 (because of a grant).   No one turned away for lack of funds; register  anyway, scholarships are available. …

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Nevada City – Advanced Level Workshop

May 25 - May 27

Organized by: AVP Northern Sierra Council

Completion of a Basic Level Workshop is a prerequisite for this workshop

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Palmdale – Advanced Level Workshop

May 26 - May 27

Organized by: AVP Antelope Valley Council

Tumbleweed Neighborhood House, Palmdale, CA United States

Held at Tumbleweed Neighborhood House, 1129 E Ave R4, Palmdale California Times 8:30am - 5:00pm Cost: sliding scale $10-$50

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June 2018

Nevada City – Training for Facilitators Workshop

June 8 - June 10

Organized by: AVP Northern Sierra Council

Completion of a Basic and an Advanced Level Workshop are prerequisites for this workshop

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Palmdale – Training for Facilitators Workshop

June 9 - June 10

Organized by: AVP Antelope Valley Council

Tumbleweed Neighborhood House, Palmdale, CA United States

All are held at Tumbleweed Neighborhood House, 1129 E Ave R4, Palmdale California Times 8:30am - 5:00pm Cost: sliding scale $10-$50

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Bakersfield Basic/Advance/Training for Facilitators

June 9 @ 9:00 am - June 10 @ 5:00 pm

Organized by: AVP – Central Valley

Bakersfield, Ca, TBA
Bakersfield, CA 93307 United States

ALL THREE LEVELS WILL BE OFFERED. Basic, Advanced and Training for Facilitators Suggested donation $25-$125 Sliding Scale (No one will be turned away for lack of funds) To Register: Call Cathy at 661-565-0949 or email KernAVP@gmail.com  

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$50 – $150

Basic Workshop

June 23 @ 9:00 am - June 24 @ 6:00 pm

Organized by: AVP Los Angeles

Orange Grove Friends Meeting, 520 East Orange Grove Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91104 United States

AVP is an experiential approach to integrating the skills of Transformative Justice. The Basic Workshop engages in interactive practices designed to enhance awareness, self-esteem, nonviolent communication, conflict transformation, and community building.

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August 2018

$50 – $150

LA Advanced Workshop (Orange Grove Friends Meeting)

August 4 - August 5

Organized by: AVP Los Angeles

Orange Grove Friends Meeting, 520 East Orange Grove Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91104 United States

AVP is an experiential approach to integrating the skills of Transformative Justice. The Advanced Workshop, open to those who have taken an AVP Basic, explores topics introduced in the Basic in greater depth. Highly participant driven, this workshop focuses in particular on building consensus and community, in addition to providing further opportunity for participants to practice their skills in nonviolent communication and conflict transformation.

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September 2018

Bakersfield Basic Level Workshop

September 22 @ 8:00 am - September 23 @ 5:00 pm

Organized by: AVP – Central Valley

Bakersfield TBA, Bakersfield, CA 93309 United States

ENJOY a hands-on, interactive workshop where you’ll connect deeply with others; laugh, share and listen while learning ways to reduce conflict in your neighborhood, your classroom, with your family or at work. Only 20 people in a workshop.  Take no notes… Come prepared to discover new ways of approaching disagreement. Treat yourself to this workshop purely for personal growth. Or make it a first step toward being an AVP facilitator in prisons, your community or classroom Offered by Alternatives to…

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$45 – $150

AVP Basic Workshop in Santa Rosa

September 22 @ 8:30 am - September 23 @ 6:00 pm

Organized by: AVP North Bay-Santa Rosa Council

Amarosa Academy, 3261 Dutton Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA 95407 United States

AVP Basic Workshop Two full days, 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, September 22 & 23, 2018 Breakfast and lunch provided. No charge for Santa Rosa residents 24 and under. Others $45 to $150 (your choice). Advance registration is required. To register, please call Barbara at (650) 454-0216 or email avp_barb@yahoo.com .

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October 2018

2018 AVP CA Fall Gathering

October 26 @ 3:00 pm - October 28 @ 5:00 pm

Organized by: AVP California

Camp Ocean Pines, 1473 Randall Dr
Cambria, CA 93428 United States

Registration Form Here! Calling all AVP CA Facilitators! Please join our beloved AVP community in stunningly beautiful Camp Ocean Pines on the Cambria shore, this October 26-28. Our theme for this year is Strengthening our Foundation and Building for the Future. We'll discuss the future direction of AVP California as we seek broad facilitator involvement to determine what it should be.  As usual, there will be engaging and informative surprises on the program along with the return of our unique…

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November 2018

Bakersfield – AVP California Team Coordinator Training

November 10 - November 11

Organized by:

CSO Brotherhood – Bakersfield, 1124 Baker St
Bakersfield, 93305 United States

This special training is designed to help all AVP CA Facilitators in moving towards becoming a Team Coordinator. Whether you are new to facilitating or have a great deal of experience come and share your experience and learn from others to improve your skills. If you would like to take this AVP Workshop, please sign up here or contact the registrar below.  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-avp-california-team-coordinator-training-tickets-43711826249?aff=es2 This training is from 9 am to 5 pm on both Saturday and Sunday. You must attend the…

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