RPEC Blog

Action Opportunity: Defend Charlottesville

This Saturday August 12th, several alt-right and white nationalist groups are descending on Charlottesville for a “Unite the Right” rally. According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, “Unite the Right” is expected to “draw a broad spectrum of far-right extremist … Continue reading

Peace Center Month at The Thrifty Quaker!

  Deal hunters and thrifters get ready, September is Peace Education Center month at The Thrifty Quaker thrift store once again! This is a fantastic opportunity for the Peace Center, as 100% of the net proceeds from September sales will … Continue reading

Call for Volunteers!

The Richmond Peace Education Center is launching a Gilpin Youth Peace Team Initiative designed to give up to 30 Gilpin Court young people, ages 12 to 18, opportunities to be leaders for peace and positive change in their community.  This … Continue reading

What you can expect to find at the 2017 Auction

The Peace Center’s 2017 Auction and Peace Party is a tradition we at the Peace Center look forward to every year! This year’s theme is all about celebrating Richmond, and the Peace Center is excited to bring a whole new … Continue reading

Welcome New Peace Center Staff!

Meet the Peace Center’s newest staff members, Jelani Drew and Jo Blanton! Jelani will be RPEC’s new Advocacy Coordinator, leading outreach, coordinating programs to unite communities, educating for social change, and connecting like-minded people to the Peace Center and to one … Continue reading

Teens: Become a Leader for Peace and Justice

Teens, and Parents and Youth Mentors Would you or your teen like to: Learn to settle conflicts peacefully? Develop leadership skills? Help reduce the level of violence in your school and community? Connect with other teens from throughout the Richmond region? Earn … Continue reading

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Peace Center On the Travel Ban

The Supreme Court has ruled that it will allow the Trump administration to implement a narrow version of its travel ban on citizens of six Muslim-majority countries. In this version of the ban, nationals from  Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen … Continue reading

Thank you, Beth

            The staff, board, volunteers and members of the Richmond Peace Education Center want to express our sincere appreciation and gratitude for the work Beth Sparks has done on behalf of our organization over the past few years. Unfortunately, Beth … Continue reading

Do you have the perfect item for this year’s Auction?

Do you have an item to offer that would be perfect for the Peace Center auction this year? Our annual auction is the Peace Center’s most important fundraising event. All of the proceeds directly support our work to build a more peaceful and just community. Volunteers are … Continue reading

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