Tag: Prisons

Alternatives to Violence (AVP) Training

November 12-21, 2020 Now more than ever we need skills to solve conflicts non-violently. That is what AVP is all about. AVP Facilitators bring tools of hope to prisons and communities in conflict. The next Basic Training will happen in four Zoom sessions: two Thurs. evenings and two Sat’s. between Nov. 12 and 21. Check out the details […]

Governor signs legislation to release people in prison during the pandemic

AFSC PRISON WATCH staff member indicates “this is a good step in the right direction.” NEWARK, NJ (October 19, 2020) Today, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed the Public Health Emergency Act – a bill that will give up to 3000 people the possibility of earning time off their sentence during the COVID-19 pandemic. The legislation’s […]

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