What People Are Saying About AVP

Comment from participants in the AVP Advanced Workshop – May 5-7, 2017 at Plainfield Correctional Facility, Plainfield, Indiana

“I really enjoyed these AVP workshops. They were very powerful and gave me plenty of tools to use and grow from. It is an experience I will never forget. Thank you to all the facilitators for volunteering your time to come in and help us without judgment treating us as equals, and showing compassion. Thank you. I really appreciate it. ”                                                                                                                                                                  –Accepting Andrew

“I got so much out of the class and it was like a roller coaster ride, happy, sad and so much fun. Can’t wait to do it again.”                                                                     — Magical Mike

“What a great experience! I loved every moment of it. And I am looking forward to all the other wonderful things to come.”                                                          — Confident Cameron

“AVP has been a great experience and I look forward to attending more workshops. All the volunteers are very knowledgeable and are ready to help in any way they can.”                                                                      — Mindful Mark

“(AVP) – Rebuilding thought to the recognition of core values to choosing an alternative to violence.”                                                                                            — Analyzing Anthony

“This has been the most fun I’ve had in a long time! I truly enjoyed it. I can’t wait to become a facilitator!! I haven’t thought that I would actually have the ability to teach and help others. I have wanted to help people for a long time now and now this is another knife in my tool belt. Thank you!”                                                     — Weird Freakshow

“Suggestion: Keep being awesome, guys!!”                                                       — Adamant Aaron

“I had a great experience and look forward to working with AVP in the future. Thank you for the opportunity to be involved. This was a great learning experience.”                                                                                                                                                                               — Joyful James

“Great experience and look forward to the T4F workshop. Thank you volunteers. Blessed are the peacemakers.”                                                                             — Developing Darell

“Made me feel I gained family and have a safe haven to open up freely without judgment.”                         —  Kind Kenneth

“It was the best, better than the first one, and looking forward to more.”                                                                                                                                                                                       — Respectful Ray

“Very deep, very therapeutic, very fun! I look forward to attending AVP T4F. This program works!!!”                                                                                                        — Conscious Quiece

“I enjoy(ed) this program, the information is very useful when applied and practiced. The suggestion if I may, is … some sort of exercise that helps people developing proper communication skills. I know that there are exercises, but some people don’t understand the purpose, but over all I think this is a great program and I appreciate having the opportunity of participating with great facilitators who are open and don’t take things personally.”                                                                                             — Determined Dave