Nancy Hutchins sent this press release from the Alternatives to Violence Project. Thanks much, Nancy. Although not a split-plate recipient this coming year, UUCF has supported AVP for many years and Dave and Nancy Hutchins, Emma Lou Comstock, and Mary Fletcher are active volunteers.

Contact: K. Archer Bunner: (317) 362-7222, kabunner07@earlham.edu Irene Webb: (310) 722 […]

Why Your Contribution to CCSC/AVP on November 16 Matters

The Community Correctional Services Committee (CCSC) is the umbrella organization of the Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) and other prison groups with whom a number of UUCF members volunteer. Here’s a quick and memorable video that partly explains why our members believe so strongly in their work at the Hagerstown prison so help them by […]

AVP in Action: An Interview with Dave Hutchins & John Currica

Carl and I enjoyed meeting John Fitzgerald Currica when Dave Hutchins brought him to visit us earlier this week. Carl had worked with John, an Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) inside facilitator at the Hagerstown prison where AVP conducts workshops for the incarcerated. Now John has been released and to him it is a new […]

Choose Non-Violence

This Sunday’s split-plate recipient will be the COMMUNITY CORRECTIONAL SERVICES COMMITTEE (CCSC), an umbrella group at Maryland Correctional Institution, Hagerstown. CCSC includes the Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) , where UUCF members Emma Lou Comstock, Carl Kruhm, Mary Fletcher, David and Nancy Hutchins and Mark Holloway of UUCF Buddhist Fellowship donate much time and effort.


Turning Lives Around While Incarcerated

The split-plate collection for February will be shared with Community Correctional Services Committee (CCSC). CCSC is the umbrella organization for many prison groups Selvyn and other men at the Maryland Correctional Institution at Hagerstown credit for helping turn their lives around. CCSC and/or AVP members from UUCF are: Sherry Bourgeois, Emma Lou Comstock, […]