Please note: All workshops and events are subject to change. Contact us to confirm dates.

2019 AVP-NNM meetings

  • March 3, 2019: Annual Meeting in Santa Fe, 3:00-5:00 (email us for details)

  • two more general meetings : TBA

2019 Community Workshops

  • March 23 + 30 (two consecutive Saturdays): Basic workshop in Albuquerque [go to “About Us’ and choose “Special Events”


2019 Workshops for men at Penitentiary of NM – Level 1-M.R.U. (Santa Fe, NM)*

  • Jan. 18-20:  Basic

  • Feb. 15-17 : Advanced

  • Mar. 9-11 : Training for Facilitators (T4F)

  • April ? : Basic


2019 Workshops for Women at Springer Women’s Facility (Springer, NM) and Western N.M. Correctional Facility (Grants, NM)* 

  • Jan. 25-27 : Basic WESTERN

  • Feb. 15-17 : Training for Facilitators (T4F) SPRINGER

  • Mar. 19-31 : Advanced WESTERN

  • April 12-14 : Basic SPRINGER


AVP facilitators and participants entering a NM prison are considered volunteers. Volunteers entering all correctional facilities must have completed a volunteer training and have a badge. Attending a volunteer training session is based on preapproval of an application that includes a national clearance. Applications are available online: Email us for more information.

Next volunteer training by NM Corrections:

May 4 : Western NMCF, Grants

May 9 and Sept. 12 : Corrections Training Academy, Santa Fe (next to PNM)


* All prison workshops include a Friday facilitation team meeting at the facility. Team includes both inmate facilitators and facilitators coming from outside.