From Richmond Times-Dispatch: Last month, I participated in ChamberRVA’s InterCity visit to San Diego and… more.
Capital Region Collaborative
The Capital Region Collaborative is a collaborative effort between government, business, and the community to identify and implement regional priorities that will enhance the quality of life in the Richmond Region. The CRC was formed to address issues that are not confined by city or county limits. It is a partnership to improve the quality of life across the Richmond Region of Virginia.
July 27, 2016 | 10 am – 12 pm
Housing Virginia has launched a comprehensive training series that aims to assist affordable housing providers, local government, and advocates with their efforts in overcoming opposition to their projects and policies. Nimbyism (Not in My Backyard) is a frequently encountered negative reaction to change by community residents and businesses. In the case of affordable housing it is often caused by misperception, fear and mistrust. The tools for overcoming NIMBYism include transparent communication, dispelling myths with facts, and finding community supporters who understand the benefits that quality housing can bring to their neighborhood.
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