River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding

River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding

The River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding takes the approach of addressing conflict and violence with a continuum of prevention and intervention strategies involving the general public, at-risk youth populations, and those healing from the otherwise lasting impact of violence.

Check out our most recent Autumn 2015 Good News Letter here:  http://conta.cc/1LgKg1S


5th -Oct 25th

The month of October kicks off our Community Peacebuilding Month where the general public is offered many different ways to experience, learn and share peacebuilding programs, events and trainings free of charge.


Oct  21st


Wednesday, Oct. 21st, 2015 from 4 PM - 6:30 PM

Starting on the steps of the Hippodrome Theatre, join us for a community-wide march and celebration of the wonderful work that is being done in our community in the name of peace and safety.

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RPCP FREE Sunday Sampler

REGISTER BY COMPLETING THE FOLLOWING FORM:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1S4fUYsV8Rts_dCZsLiL  2WV2gVh4wJdrr0vN-aw0EFGk/viewform?c=0&w=1 

We are offering a sample of our workshops throughout the day. You may register for any or all of the workshops below offered by seasoned trainers who are amazing facilitators in their own right.   Snacks and Drinks Provided.  Bring your lunch.

10 - 11:30 AM - Gabrielle Byam Forum Theater for Adults This workshop gives the participants tools and strategies to engage in a theatrical role play used for problem solving.

12 - 1:30 PM - Leif Stringer  The Power of Requests, A Compassionate Communication tool. For folks 18 +  This workshop will focus on the difference between making a request and a demand. 

2:00 - 3:30 - Camille Jackson - Conflict & Self   This workshop will focus on conflict resolution with an emphasis on familial and cultural influences on communication and conflict styles.

4:00 - 5:30 - Addison Staples and Jeffrey Weisberg   Peace in Sports for Youth - This interactive playshop for children ages 8 - 12, and their parent/s, offers the experience of play, coordination, cooperation and team work.

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Join us in our ongoing commitment to prevent, reduce and heal from all forms of violence by establishing safer communities through partnership and collaboration, facilitating cutting edge dialogues, providing workshops and trainings, and embedding the best and next practices in existing systems.

The mission of RPCP is to enrich the lives of individuals, families and communities by providing and promoting the best practices and principles of peacebuilding and global sustainability.