Richmond Youth Peace Project

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Richmond Peace Education Center

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Assist with organizing and presenting events for the Richmond Youth Peace Project, an initiative to reduce youth violence and teach conflict resolution skills in the Richmond region.

Events include annual "Educoncert" in late January, and an annual Youth Peace Summit in late April, as well as conflict resolution training sessions throughout the year.

Represent RYPP and the Peace Center at various community events and festivals--distributing information and gathering names and contact information of other interested youth and adults.

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About Richmond Peace Education Center

Location:

400 W. 32nd St., Richmond, VA 23225, US

Mission Statement

The Richmond Peace Education Center works for a just and peaceful community by promoting nonviolence locally and globally

Description

Founded in 1980 by community members and people of faith concerned about the proliferation of nuclear weapons, the Richmond Peace Education Center works to advance peace locally and globally. With over 800 members, it is the largest, and the oldest, organization of its kind in the Richmond area. The center conducts public education on war and militarism and sponsors the Richmond Youth Peace Project, a coalition of high school students that promotes nonviolence through performing arts. The Richmond Peace Education Center has trained hundreds of youth and prisoners in nonviolent conflict resolution techniques over the past decade. In addition, it publishes a bimonthly newsletter with a circulation of about 1,000.

WHEN

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WHERE

3500 Patterson Ave.Richmond, VA 23221

(37.56279,-77.48259)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

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