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January 2019

Palmdale – Basic Level Workshop

January 12 - January 13

Organized by: AVP Antelope Valley Council

Peaceful Relationships We all seek them...and yet conflict is a natural and inevitable part of everyday life.  Destructive conflict can start with disappointments, irritations and frustrations.  Unresolved conflict is one of the roots of violence.  It is possible to learn new ways of handling differences. AVP workshops are for everyone seeking harmony in their work, family and community relationships. January 12-13 - Saturday & Sunday 8:30am – 5:00pm (both days) 1129 East Ave R4 Palmdale, California Sliding…

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$10 – $120

4-PART BASIC WORKSHOP IN SAN FRANCISCO

January 12 @ 11:00 am - February 2 @ 3:00 pm

Organized by: AVP Bay Bridge Council

Canon Barcus Community Building, 165 8th Street, 1st Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States

Basic Workshop over 4 consecutive SATURDAYS: Saturday, January 12, 2018, 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. Saturday, January 19, 2018, 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. Saturday, January 26, 2018, 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. Saturday, February 2, 2018, 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.   At the ECS Canon Barcus Community House in San Francisco 165 8th Street (at the corner with Natoma St.), 1st Floor, 94103; 3 Blocks from the Civic Center BART Station A $10 to $125 donation requested. No…

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$25 – $120

Bakersfield – Basic Level

January 26 @ 8:30 am - January 27 @ 5:00 pm

Organized by: AVP Kern County Council

Bakersfield, Ca, TBA
Bakersfield, CA 93307 United States

Sat. Jan 26, 2019 & Sun. Jan 27, 2019 Both Days 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  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…

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February 2019

Free

Basic Level Workshop – Bakersfield

February 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Organized by: AVP Kern County Council

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

The AVP Basic Workshop 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…

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Sacramento – Basic Level Workshop

February 9 - February 16

Organized by:

Two Saturdays - February 9 & 16, 2019 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. both days. Lunch is included both days. $50 to $75, according to your ability to pay. (No one turned away due to lack of funds.) To register, contact Barbara Wallace: bwallace@omsoft.com or 916-736-3558.

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Palmdale – Advanced Level Workshop

February 9 - February 10

Organized by: AVP Antelope Valley Council

Cultivating Empathy - Built on the skills learned in the Basic AVP Workshop, the Advanced workshop uses those skills to practice empathy and compassion and improve the ways we handle conflicts and relationships. February 9-10 Saturday & Sunday 8:30am – 5:00pm (both days) 1129 East Ave R4 Palmdale, California Sliding Scale $20-$50  Contact: Diana Couch (661) 942-3025 for information Please make check or money order payable to AVPH-AVP and mail to: (mailing address only) 43759 15th St. West #22, Lancaster, CA 93534

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Advance Level Workshop – BAKERSFIELD

February 23 @ 8:30 am - February 24 @ 5:00 pm

Organized by: AVP Kern County Council

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

This workshop is the 2nd level (ADVANCED). You must complete a Basic Level workshop prior to taking this one. Join us in Bakersfield for this weekend workshop. Connect with others in community and let's explore AVP together.   Workshop Details: When: Saturday, February 23 &  Sunday February 24, 2019 Location: Community Service Organization (CSO) 1124 Baker St Bakersfield, CA 93305 Time: 8:30AM Light Breakfast / 9 AM Workshop starts, Lunch provided both days / Workshop ends at 5 PM Both…

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March 2019

Palmdale – Training for Facilitators Workshop

March 9 - March 10

Organized by: AVP Antelope Valley Council

The AVP Training for Facilitators Workshop focuses on developing a team contract and cooperative leadership styles. The goal is to empower individuals as leaders and AVP facilitators. Participants in the T4F Workshop gain experience in: • Working as part of an effective leadership team • Providing and receiving feedback • Personally communicating the concept of Transforming Power • Using role plays to encourage non-violent conflict resolution • Building a sense of community in a workshop • Developing self-confidence as a…

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$35 – $100

Berkeley – Advanced AVP workshop

March 9 - March 16

Organized by: AVP Bay Bridge Council

Berkeley Friends Church, 1600 Sacramento Street
Berkeley, 94702

Two Saturdays, March 9 & 16, 8:30 am -6:00 pm Berkeley  Friends Church, Berkeley, CA 1600 Sacramento Street (corner of Sacramento and Cedar) 2 blocks north of North Berkeley BART Parking available Snacks and lunch provided

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Nevada City Basic Level Workshop

March 22 - March 24

Organized by: AVP Northern Sierra Council

Workshop is held at 112 Nevada City Hwy in Nevada City in the Houser room . Times are 6-9 PM Friday, 9=5 on Saturday and Sunday.  Cost $25-125.  No one turned away for lack of funds.

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$25 – $150

Santa Barbara- Basic AVP Workshop

March 23 - March 24

Organized by: AVP – Santa Barbara Council

$25-$150   March 23-March 24   8:30-5:00 Saturday's location will be at 2012 Chapala St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. Sunday's location will be at Valle Verde; 900 Calle De Los Amigos, Santa Barbara, CA 93105  

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April 2019

$25 – $150

Santa Barbara- Basic AVP Workshop

April 6 - April 7

Organized by: AVP – Santa Barbara Council

Valle Verde Retirement Community, 930 Senda Verde
Santa Barbara, CA United States

$25-$150 April 6-April 7   8:30-5:00 Workshop will be held at 900 Calle De Los Amigos, Santa Barbara, CA 93105 $25-$150 Sliding scale fee. All welcome. NO ONE TURNED AWAY

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$25 – $150

Santa Barbara- Advanced AVP Workshop

April 13

Organized by: AVP – Santa Barbara Council

$25-$150 April 13 & April27    8:30-5:00 Two Saturdays. Workshop will be held at 2012 Chapala St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. $25-$150 Sliding scale fee.  All welcome. NO ONE TURNED AWAY.

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Training for Facilitators (T4F)

April 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Organized by:

If you are interested in becoming an AVP facilitator, this workshop is a requirement.  To take this workshop, you must have completed the AVP Basic Workshop. The location is Canon Barcus Community Building,  165 8th Street, 1st Floor, San Francisco CA, 94103 The dates and times are:  Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10 AM to 3:30 PM;    Sunday, April 28, 10 AM to 3:30 PM; Saturday, May 4, 2019, 10 AM to 3:30 PM To register contact Amy, the registrar for the…

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2nd Annual Hero’s Journey 5K Run/Walk for AVP California

April 20 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Organized by: AVP California

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

Hero's Journey 5K Join us at the Los Angeles State Historic Park on April 20, 2019 for the Second Annual Hero's Journey 5k Run/Walk! WEAR YOUR FAVORITE HERO COSTUME (Optional) We welcome runners and walkers of all levels and ages. Have a joyful experience with friends and family while supporting a good cause. Kids Mile Run (12 And Below) $20 5K Run/Walk $40 Virtual Run $40 All Runners Receive T-shirt(pre-registered only) Custom Medal (guaranteed to the first 500 runners) Top…

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Nevada City Advanced Level Workshop

April 26 - April 28

Organized by: AVP Northern Sierra Council

Workshop is held at 112 Nevada City Hwy in Nevada City in the Houser room. Times are 6-9 PM Friday, 9=5 on Saturday and Sunday.  Cost $25-125.  No one turned away for lack of funds.

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May 2019

$25 – $150

Santa Barbara- Training for Falicitators AVP Workshop

May 4 - May 5

Organized by: AVP – Santa Barbara Council

$25-$150 May 4 & May 11   8:30-5:00 Two Saturdays. Workshop will be held at 2012 Chapala St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105.  $25-$150 Sliding scale fee.  All welcome.  NO ONE TURNED AWAY.  

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$25 – $150

Santa Barbara- Basic AVP Workshop

May 18 - May 19

Organized by: AVP – Santa Barbara Council

Valle Verde Retirement Community, 930 Senda Verde
Santa Barbara, CA United States

$25-$150 May 18-May 19   8:30-5:00 Saturday will be held at 2012 Chapala St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. Sunday will be held at 900 Calle De Los Amigos, Santa Barbara 93105 $25-$150 Sliding scale fee. All welcome. NO ONE TURNED AWAY.

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Nevada City – Training for Facilitators

May 24 - May 26

Organized by: AVP Northern Sierra Council

Workshops is held at 112 Nevada City Hwy in Nevada City in the Houser room Times are 6-9 PM Friday, 9=5 on Saturday and Sunday.  Cost $25-125.  No one turned away for lack of funds.

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AVP USA Annual Gathering

May 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Organized by: AVP California

Mills College, 5000 MacArthur Blvd
Oakland, CA 94613

Please see the AVP USA Annual Gathering website here for more information. AVP CA will hold a 3-hr meeting, 12:30-3:30 pm on May 26, as there will be no AVP CA Fall Gathering this year. We hope to see you in Oakland!

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June 2019

$25 – $150

Santa Barbara- Basic AVP Workshop

June 1 - June 2

Organized by: AVP – Santa Barbara Council

Valle Verde Retirement Community, 930 Senda Verde
Santa Barbara, CA United States

$25-$150 June 1- June 2   8:30-5:00 Workshop will be held at 900 Calle De Los Amigos, Santa Barbara, CA 93105.  $25-$150 Sliding scale fee.  All welcome.  NO ONE TURNED AWAY.

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Free

AVP Basic Level – Bakersfield – Kern County

June 22 @ 9:00 am - June 23 @ 5:00 pm

Organized by: AVP – Central Valley

1819 Brundage Lane, Bakersfield, CA 93304, 1819 Brundage Lane
Bakersifeld, CA 93304 United States

Join us for this 2 Day weekend experiential workshop with the Bakersfield community.   Saturday June 22nd  & Sunday June 23rd Workshop Starts at 9am - 5pm Light Breakfast at 8:30am & Lunch provided both days.   Suggested donation $20 -120  **Scholarships are available   Registration Link Below   https://www.eventbrite.com/e/community-workshop-on-creative-conflict-resolution-avp-bakersfield-tickets-61604619074

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Sacramento – Basic Workshop

June 29 @ 9:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm

Organized by:

Saturday, June 29 & Sunday, June 30, 2019 9:00am to 6:00pm both days. Lunch included both days. $50 to $75, according to your ability to pay. No one turned away for lack of funds! Contact Barbara Wallace to register, or for more information: bwallace@omsoft.com; 916-736-3558.

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July 2019

$25

AVP Advanced Workshop – Sacramento

July 27 @ 9:00 am - July 28 @ 6:00 pm

Organized by:

Saturday, July 27 & Sunday, July 28 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., both days Open to everyone who has completed a Basic Workshop $25 (or whatever you feel fits your budget) - AVP does not want cost to be an obstacle for anyone! Contact Barbara Wallace: bwallace@omsoft.com or 916-736-3558

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September 2019

$20 – $50

AVP BASIC WORKSHOP Sept 14 & 15

September 14 - September 15

Organized by: AVP Antelope Valley Council

Antelope Valley / Palmdale, Palmdale, CA 93551 United States

This 2-day workshop will be held in Palmdale, CA. Sept 14 & 15 8:30am - 5:00pm 1129 E. Ave R4, Palmdale, CA Pre registration is required. Contact:  Diana Couch avpav@aol.com 661-942-3025

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October 2019

AVP ADVANCED WORKSHOP OCT 5 & 6

October 5 - October 6

Organized by: AVP Antelope Valley Council

Antelope Valley / Palmdale, Palmdale, CA 93551 United States

THIS 2 DAY WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD IN PALMDALE,CA 1129 E AVE R4, PALMDALE   8:30AM - 5:00PM FEE IS SLIDING SCALE $20-50.  NO ONE IS TURNED AWAY FOR LACK OF FUNDS. DONUTS/COFFEE INCLUDED.

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$35.00 – $100.00

AVP Community Basic Workshop

October 12 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Organized by: AVP Bay Bridge Council

Berkeley Friends Church, 1600 Sacramento Street
Berkeley, 94702

What: A standard 18 hour basic workshop with Gatherings, exercises, and light and lovelies from the Basic Manual When?  3 sequential Saturdays:  October 12, 19, 26 What time? 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM (snacks and lunch included) Where?  Berkeley Friends Church at the corner of Cedar and Sacramento (2 blocks from BART) in Berkeley, California Cost? Sliding scale from $35.00 to $100.00.  No one turned away for lack of funds Register?  email:  avpbaybridge@gmail.com or leave a message for Amy at…

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November 2019

AVP TRAINING FOR FACILITATORS (T4F) WORKSHOP NOV 2-3

November 2 - November 3

Organized by: AVP Antelope Valley Council

Antelope Valley / Palmdale, Palmdale, CA 93551 United States

This 2-day workshop will be held in Palmdale, CA. Sept 14 & 15 8:30am - 5:00pm 1129 E. Ave R4, Palmdale, CA Fee is $20-50 sliding scale.  You will receive your own Basic Manual Contact:  Diana Couch avpav@aol.com 661-942-3025

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AVP Training for Facilitators Workshop – Sacramento

November 2 @ 9:00 am - November 3 @ 6:00 pm

Organized by:

Saturday, November 2 & Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., both days. Lunch, snacks, and materials included. You will receive your own Basic Manual. $25 suggested (no one will be turned away for lack of funds). To register, contact Barbara Wallace: bwallace@omsoft.com or 916-736-3558.

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