Nominations for the Richmond Peace Education Center’s 2015 Peacemaker of the Year award are now open. The deadline for submitting nominations has been extended to March 20, 2015. This year’s award winner will be honored at the Richmond Peace Education Center’s annual membership meeting in June.
This annual award recognizes the efforts of an individual or organization to build a more just and peaceful community and world. Nominees must be central Virginia residents, or Virginia residents who have had a significant impact on the Richmond metropolitan region. Statewide organizations are also eligible for the award.
Previous recipients include Bishop Walter Sullivan, Congressman Bobby Scott, King Salim Khalfani, Not With These Hands, Betsy Brinson, the Richmond Organization for Sexual Minority Youth (ROSMY), the Sacred Ground HistoricalReclamation, gun control advocates Andrew Goddard and Lori Haas, and Rev. Benjamin Campbell. Last year’s recipient was RPEC founding member John Gallini.
Community members are invited to nominate local organizations or individuals for this award. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a nomination form. Or download the nomination form here.