Re Covid-19:

All in-person AVP workshops (inside prisons, jails, and in the community) are postponed until further notice. Online workshops are happening – please list yours here!

AVP Facilitators, please submit your community workshop listings here! Your listing will be reviewed and added to the calendar promptly. Do not list prison workshops. If you are a visitor, and would like to take a workshop in prison or the community, please contact your nearest council or AVP CA for more information.

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January 2019

Palmdale – Basic Level Workshop

January 12, 2019 - January 13, 2019

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, 2019 @ 11:00 am - February 2, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 8:30 am - January 27, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 - February 16, 2019

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, 2019 - February 10, 2019

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, 2019 @ 8:30 am - February 24, 2019 @ 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, 2019 - March 10, 2019

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, 2019 - March 16, 2019

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, 2019 - March 24, 2019

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, 2019 - March 24, 2019

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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