Richmond Youth Peace Project- Youth Leadership Training

Become a RYPP Conflict Resolution Trainer!

  • Learn to settle conflicts nonviolently
  • Develop your 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


Teens, grade 8-age 20, who successfully complete this workshop can 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.

This year’s workshop was held on Saturday and Sunday, October 3 and 4, 2015, and will be held at the Fan Free Clinic, 1010 N. Thompson St., Richmond 23230.  The training is FREE. Lunch and snacks provided. Participants also earn community service hours and receive a training manual.

Space in this program is limited. Apply online here,or email  Deadline for applications is September 15, 2015

The program will introduce you to conflict resolution techniques to use in your own life, and to share with others. And you will learn to plan and lead workshops for schools and youth groups.



Who: Teens, 8th Grade – age 20

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

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Financial support provided by the Robins Foundation, the Youth Philanthropy Project, the Memorial Foundation for Children and the members of the Richmond Peace Education Center.



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