Richmond Peace Education Center

Youth Leadership Training:  September 27-28, 2014


FREE Conflict Resolution Workshop for Teen Trainers—grade 8 through age 20

Apply using our Online Application Form.

  • Learn to settle conflicts nonviolently
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Help reduce the level of violence in your school and community
  • Earn community service hours
  • Meet dedicated teens from throughout the Richmond region


Join the Richmond Youth Peace Project (RYPP)’s annual two-day conflict resolution workshop for teens.  The program will introduce you to conflict resolution techniques to use in your own life, and to share with others.  Participants will learn to plan and lead workshops for schools and youth groups.

The training is FREE.  Lunch and snacks provided.  Participants earn community service credit by participating.  You also receive a training manual.

Teens who successfully complete the workshop will be invited to become RYPP conflict resolution trainers.  With guidance and supervision from experienced adults, you will promote, plan and present conflict resolution workshops for children and teens during the coming year.

RYPP trainers are expected to attend at least one additional training later in the year, and to present workshops to groups of young people, when opportunities are available and as their schedules allow.

Space in this program is limited. To apply, complete the information below, and email it to  Or return it by U.S. mail.  Or apply online at

We will notify those accepted to participate by early September.  Others will be placed on a waiting list.

Who:  Teens, 8th Grade – age 20

When:   Saturday and Sunday, September 27 and 28, 2014, 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. each day

Where: Fan Free Clinic, 1010 N. Thompson St., Richmond 23230

Why:  Learn conflict resolution and leadership skills; Work with a great team of young people and adult mentors; Make the Richmond region a more just and peaceful community.

Contact: or  804-232-1002

Apply using our Online Application Form.


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