In The News

January 15, 2018: Celebrating the Life & Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (WTVR Channel 6)

December 29, 2017: “The Path to Peace: How Richmond can act to reduce violence in 2018” Reflection in Richmond Magazine by Adria Scharf 

November 28, 2017: “Restricting Fire and Fury” Opinion Piece in Style Weekly by Paul Fleisher

October 19, 2017: “Richmond program helps teens in Gilpin pick up drums, not guns” (WTVR)  

October 19, 2017: Join Hands (Richmond Magazine)

October 17, 2017:  How Safe is a Public Space When Some of us Feel Unsafe Around Open-Carry Weapons?

October 16, 2017: Support the Restricting First Use of Nuclear Weapons Act

September 16, 2017: Christian Post Coverage of the Peace Center’s Rally for Racial Justice!

September 16, 2017: CBS 6 Coverage of the Peace Center’s Rally for Racial Justice!

September, 16, 2017: NPR coverage of the Peace Center’s Unity Rally for Racial Justice!

September 12, 2017:  Beyond the Monuments, Richmond Needs True Context About Slavery

September 12, 2017: The Peace Center organizes a rally for racial justice as alternative to confederate monument rally.  

September 8, 2017: The Peace Center is mentioned in a Richmond Times Dispatch editorial in regarding demonstrations at local monuments.

September 6, 2017: The Peace Center Co-organizes a rally of over 100 supporters or DACA after United States Attorney General announces the policy is going to be rescinded.(Richmond Times Dispatch)

July 11, 2017: Henrico students take honors in Peace Center essay contest (Henrico Citizen)

June 29, 2017: Film for Thought (Richmond Magazine)

Jun 24, 2017: Spotlight on RPEC’s Peacemakers of the year: Malik and Annette Khan (Richmond Free Press)

June 11, 2017: Bridge Builders: Chesterfield County couple Malik and Annette Khan are named 2017 Peacemakers of the Year (Richmond Magazine)

May 23, 2017: Henrico parent questions if school district is doing enough to prevent bullying (NBC 12)

February 20, 2017: Richmond must answer ‘warning call’ on homicides (Richmond Times Dispatch)

February 3, 2017: They have a dream (Richmond Magazine)

January 30, 2017: Come celebrate ‘Generation Dream’ 2017 (Virginia This Morning)

January 18, 2017: Women march in Richmond (Suffolk News Herald)

January 17, 2017: Richmond pastor headed to inauguration shakes off criticism for supporting Trump (WRIC)

January 16, 2017: Generation Dream 2017  (Virginia This Morning)

January 14, 2017: In step with the Women’s March, Richmond takes to the streets (Commonwealth Times)

January 13, 2017: March on Monument aims to ‘unify’ and promote social justice (WTVR)

December 3, 2016: Building Inclusive and Nonviolent Communities (Richmond Grid)

September 06, 2016: Opinion: 15 Years After 9/11, It’s Past Time to Rethink America’s New Normal (Style Weekly)

July 3, 2016: ‘Equal Rights for All Nationalities and Creeds’ (Richmond Magazine)

June 17, 2016: Spotlight on 2016 Peacemaker of the Year (Richmond Free Press)

June 13, 2016: What will it take to move us on gun violence? (Richmond Times Dispatch)

June 6, 2016: 2016 Peacemaker of the Year Award: Dr. Ram Bhagat

May 30, 2016: “Peacemaker” beats the drums for youth empowerment (Richmond Times Dispatch)

May 28, 2016: Ram Bhagat named 2016 Peacemaker of the Year (The Progress-Index)

April 20, 2016: Lifelong Lessons in Conflict Resolution (Community Idea Stations) 

March 26, 2016: Arun Gandhi follows in his grandfather’s nonviolent footsteps (Richmond Times Dispatch)

March 13, 2016: Scharf: Facing – and teaching – our racial history (Richmond Times Dispatch)

February 18, 2016: Generation Dream: Performing Art for Peace and Justice (Community Idea Stations)

February 7, 2016: Teens use art to confront conflict, promote unity in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (Richmond Times Dispatch)


January 24, 2016: Black Lives Matter Symposium VCU

January 21, 2016: At VCU, Black Lives Matter panel looks at movement’s future (Richmond Times Dispatch)

January 21, 2016: RPD Chief, activists, students and faculty gather at VCU for first Black Lives Matter Symposium 


January 18, 2016: Enjoy a dance performance to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

June 20, 2015 Sunday Q&A: Paul Fleisher (Richmond Times Dispatch)