Charitable Organization

Alternatives To Violence Project Canada

Peterborough, ON

Education and researchCommunity developmentHuman rights

AVP-C is a multi-cultural volunteer organization organization that is dedicated to reducing interpersonal violence in our society. AVP workshops present conflict management skills that can enable individuals to build successful interpersonal interactions, gain insight into themselves and find new and positive approaches to their lives. The AVP program offers experiential workshops that empower people to lead non-violent lives through affirmation, respect for all, community building, co-operation and trust.

Cont'd: Our fundamental belief is that there is a power for peace in everyone, and that this power has the ability to transform violence. AVP builds on a spiritual base of caring for self and others. AVP is a prison program, helping inmates to learn new skills and attitudes that can lead to fulfilling and crime-free lives. AVP is a Community program, offering a new approach for community groups, social service agencies, youth organizations and all that would like to participate. It is a program form persons of every race, religion, or national origin. Through founded by the Quakes, based on their beliefs in an inborn power for peace in everyone, it draws participants and trainers from all religions, races and walks of life. We continue with new Evolving Programs: Trauma Healing Workshops; Anger Management Workshops (One Area council, AVP-AB has developed a partnership with several Parole offices to offer these workshops) ; Workshops in schools

Program areas

Description% of emphasis
Offender rehabilitation90
Public education & study8
Public schools & boards2

*% of emphasis is reported by the charity and does not necessarily reflect money spent.

Revenue and expenses