• The Hate U Give…Review by Stephanie Renee Younger

    The Hate U Give, by Angie Thomas, HarperCollins Children’s Books, 2017 Book review by Stephanie Renee Younger, RYPP Youth Activist In the new YA novel The Hate U Give, by Angie Thomas, a 16-year- old black teen who has witnessed […]

     
  • Generation Dream 2016 Featured in the Times-Dispatch

    Read about our Sunday afternoon show at the the Ashland Theater in the Monday, February 8 Richmond Times-Dispatch.  The story features interviews with youth performers and leaders Medha Majety and Vazya Herman, as well as Peace Center Executive Director Adria […]

     
  • Reforming Justice for Incarcerated Youth

    By Yashodhara Varma On October 29th, I attended the youth incarceration meeting at Art 180. People from all parts of the justice system were there to make their voices heard. The main issues discussed were prevention, alternatives to incarceration, community […]

     
  • Time to Audition for Generation Dream 2016

    Talented young singers, dancers, musicians, actors and spoken word artists: The Richmond Youth Peace Project needs you! This February, the Richmond Youth Peace Project (RYPP), will present Generation Dream 2016, our annual EduConcert honoring the life and legacy of Dr. […]

     
  • 2015 Peace Essay Winners Announced

    The Richmond Peace Education Center has announced the winners of the 2015 Peace Essay contest.  The theme for this year’s contest, “Inspiration for a Better World,” was based on a quotation from the Dalai Lama.  The prompt asked students to […]

     
  • Join Us For Generation Dream 2015!

    Talented Central Virginia Youth Will Honor Dr. King’s Legacy February 6th and  28th Generation Dream 2015 Features Music, Dance and Spoken Word Performances   Ten years ago, the Richmond Peace Education Center and Drums No Guns organized their first “EduConcert.” This year, the Richmond […]

     
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at the VA General Assembly

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at the VA General Assembly

         Join Virginians for Responsible Gun Law, members of the Million Mom March, and RYPP teen leaders at the Bell Tower on Capital Square to rally for sensible gun legislation.  Can you think of a better way to honor […]

     
  • Mark Your Calendars for Generation Dream 2015:  Feb. 6 and 28

    Mark Your Calendars for Generation Dream 2015: Feb. 6 and 28

    Youth performance honoring the legacy of Dr. King Feb. 6 and 28 The Richmond Youth Peace Project’s annual performance honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be held on Friday evening, Feb. 6, 7 p.m. […]

     
  • Welcome to 26 New RYPP Teen Trainers!

    Congratulations and welcome to the Richmond Youth Peace Project’s newest class of RYPP teen conflict resolution trainers!  Twenty-six middle and high school students from more than 20 different schools throughout greater Richmond completed a full weekend of conflict resolution and leadership […]

     
  • We’re looking for talented performers for Generation Dream 2015

    We’re starting to assemble our annual Generation Dream 2015 Educoncert, honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Dates for the coming year’s shows are Friday evening, Feb. 6, 7 p.m. at the Richmond Public Library, and […]

     
 

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