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Submit a Nomination for Peacemaker of the Year

Nominations are now being accepted for the Richmond Peace Education Center’s 2018 Peacemaker of the Year award. The deadline for submitting a nomination is April 20, 2018. This year’s award winner will be honored at the Richmond Peace Education Center’s … Continue reading

Peace Center All-Stars Receive Black and Bold Award

The Peace Center could not be more excited to have not one, but TWO of our all-stars honored with Diversity Richmond’s Black and Bold award–an award that honors the achievements of Black LGBTQ+ people and their work in the Richmond Community.  Jelani … Continue reading

Share your skills at the 2018 Youth Peace Summit

Call for Workshop Proposals:   Share your knowledge, skills and experiences with Richmond area teens at the Richmond Youth Peace Summit, Saturday, April 28, 2018 The Richmond Peace Education Center will hold its Annual Youth Peace Summit on Saturday April 28, 2018, … Continue reading

Announcing the 2018 Peace Essay Contest

The annual Peace Essay contest sponsored by the Richmond Peace Education is now open for entries. The theme for this year’s contest is “Remembering All of Virginia’s History.” The writing prompt asks students what people or events are not included … Continue reading

Al Madina Performers Prepare for Gen. Dream!

Part of what makes Generation Dream such a profound experience is the power that our performers bring to the stage. Standing up and sharing one’s truth can be truly courageous and impactful.  The student performers from Al Madina School of … Continue reading

Spreading Peace Through Performance

  Generation Dream is just two weeks away, and you can bet that our performer’s have been working hard and rehearsing in preparation for the show. We are so excited to share with you what our talented youth will be … Continue reading

After the March RVA: Activism Convening

  What is it? Timed approximately one year after the Trump inauguration, the “After the March RVA” Activism Convening will bring together people from a variety of movements and perspectives working for equity, justice and social change. Anyone working actively for positive … Continue reading

Community Trauma & Healing Basic Workshop

How Can Communities Heal from Violence: A Trauma Healing Workshop Friday, March 2nd- Sunday, March 4th The Richmond Peace Education Center will offer a Healing And Rebuilding Our Communities (HROC) 3-day Basic workshop for adults Friday March 2 through Sunday, March 4. The HROC three-day basic training presents a group-based experiential model of healing … Continue reading

Join Us for Generation Dream 2018, Feb. 2 and 11

Join the Peace Center for Generation Dream 2018 this February Now well into its second decade, Generation Dream offers the opportunity for a diverse cast of talented young people to make their voices heard during Black History Month. Richmond area … Continue reading

Find Your Dream Vacation at this Year’s Auction!

The highlight of our annual auction has always been the exciting getaway opportunities! This year, we have a wide array of dream vacations and getaways to bid on. Here’s a full list of what you can expect to find at this … Continue reading

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