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Organization Name Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP)
Category Conflict Resolution and Nonviolence Education
Address Alternatives to Violence Project c/o ROSC
PO Box 2444
Augusta, Maine 04338-2444
United States
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Phone Number (207) 607-2571
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Website http://www.avp-me.org/
Contact Name Sass Linneken
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Description

The Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP), offering weekend workshops to prisoners in Maine, is a program whose wellspring is the belief that human beings are capable of change for the better. AVP programs work on the premise that former inmates are more likely to succeed when they return to their communities by developing, during incarceration, the skills to communicate more effectively, to reflect on their lives, and to deal non-violently with potentially explosive situations.