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Announcing the 2017 Peace Essay Contest Winners

            More than 560 students from across Virginia entered this year’s Peace Essay Contest.  Many of the entries were excellent, and selecting the winners was difficult. Our team of about thirty volunteer judges met in … Continue reading

Announcing Our Peacemakers of the Year

Peace Center Names Malik and Annette Khan Peacemaker of the Year May 10, 2017   Richmond, VA—Richmond Peace Education Center is pleased to announce the 2017 Peacemakers of the Year, Malik and Annette Khan.  Malik and Annette Khan have been … Continue reading

Member Gathering & Iftar Dinner

The Peace Center Member Thank You Dinner is your chance to come together with other members of the Peace Center to relax and look back on the accomplishments we’ve shared. The evening will include music, recognition of youth leaders, and the … Continue reading

Education & Engagement

Director’s Reflection by Adria Scharf Two antidotes to despair are education & engagement. This is an important time. What happens this year—how the public responds to the Trump administration’s efforts and what the resistance evolves into—will shape the future of … Continue reading

Former Student Returns to Bring Change

Pilot Youth Program Has Impact at Albert Hill Middle School Former Student Returns to Bring Change by Jorrell Watkins From 2004 to 2007 I was a student at Albert H. Hill Middle School. The school was strange to me. The … Continue reading

Volunteer to Judge the Peace Essay Contest

Find out what Virginia’s young people think about American diversity, and opening our nation to people from other parts of the world. We need additional volunteers to help read and judge entries in the 2017 Peace Essay Contest on May 16.  No special … Continue reading

Job Posting: Peace Center Hiring

The Richmond Peace Education Center seeks a Communication & Development Coordinator! Join an organization that is passionate about building a more peaceful and just Richmond region. Position Summary: The Communication & Development Coordinator will support communications and outreach to strengthen RPEC’s … Continue reading

Chipotle Fundraiser

Eat Chipotle and support RPEC at the same time! This Sunday, April 23rd, if you visit the Chipotle (10 N. Nansemond St., Tenant D) 2pm – 9pm and show them this flyer or tell the cashier you are supporting Richmond … Continue reading

Nonprofit Bookkeeper Volunteer Position

We’re looking for a skilled volunteer for a bookkeeping position that is essential to the work and functioning of all of the Peace Center’s activities. Can you help? Do you know someone who might? Please share! Peace Center Volunteer Position Available … Continue reading

Train to Lead Programs for the Peace Center

Two-Day Introduction to Conflict Resolution July 17 & 18 Do you want to… Learn healthy ways to communicate and resolve conflict? Become a member of the Peace Center’s training team? Earn recertification points if you’re a teacher? This July, experience the Richmond … Continue reading

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