Youth Peace Summit–Saturday April 29!

Special Announcement!  Mayor Levar Stoney will speak at the Youth Peace Summit Saturday.

Space still available. Register youth for the Summit here.

The 2017 Youth Peace Summit is Saturday April 29, 2017, at St. Paul’s Baptist Church–Southside Campus, 700 E Belt Blvd., Richmond, VA 23224.  

Open to young people ages 12-19. Free.

Includes lunch, performances & fun workshops.

Register here  or email for more information.   


Learn teen leadership, conflict resolution skills, ways to work for social justice and have fun through music, dance, and yoga!  Hear stories from immigrant youth.

Earn credit for six community service hours.

Workshop choices include:

  • Building Healthy Relationships
  • Anger Management
  • Preventing Human Trafficking
  • Indonesian and Latino cooking and culture
  • Capoeira
  • Drumming
  • Yoga
  • Cross-Cultural Understanding
  • and much, much more! 

Groups are welcome! Register online here (preferred method).  If you’d rather register youth using a downloadable form, download it here: Summit 2017 paper registration form,  

Please arrive by 9:45 a.m.!

Space is limited. Early registrants get first choice of workshops.


The Youth Peace Summit is organized by the Richmond Peace Education Center. The Summit is part of the Richmond Youth Peace Project program for teenagers, a Peace Center collaboration with Drums No Guns. Through the Richmond Youth Peace Project, we empower teenagers to be leaders for nonviolence and community change.