Reverend Ben Campbell Speaks At Membership Appreciation Dinner

Campbell Memb. DinnerThe Richmond Peace Education Center honored Rev. Ben Campbell as the 2013 Peacemaker of the Year this past Thursday, May 16th. The local community leader, pastoral director at Richmond Hill, has worked tirelessly in the Richmond community for many years. He has been an outspoken advocate for racial and economic justice in Richmond, and has promoted improving education and Richmond’s public transit system. His recent book, Richmond’s Unhealed History, addresses the historical roots of many inequalities and problems we are facing as a community today. After being presented his Peacemaker of the Year award, Rev. Campbell gave a compelling speech on the “Price of Peace in Richmond.” We encourage everyone to watch the following video of his thought-provoking speech: