Our Beginnings: Ben & Jerry's Peace Pioneer Award

PeaceCamp Initiative Founder Robert Kent was honored to receive Ben & Jerry's 2008 Peace Pioneer Award, which they instituted in conjunction with rolling out the flavor "Imagine Whirled Peace". Among other press we got at the time, we got a great cover story in the local paper. The award - a ginormous cardboard check for $10,000 - was presented by Maggie Gyllenhaal at the Ben & Jerry's in Times Square, and made possible some of our first scholarships,