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Improving Public Mobility in RVA

Thursday September 27th, 2018

Are you interested in Coordinated Transportation in Richmond? Consider attending this event hosted by Community Foundation for a greater Richmond and hear from a panel of speakers including representatives from RVA Rapid Transit, Greater Richmond Transit Company, Bike Walk RVA, and Chesterfield Connect.
 
Inspired by ChamberRVA’s InterCity Visit to Minneapolis, this event will focus on how RVA’s transportation plan has evolved to meet the needs of the people, and where mobility goes from here. RSVP at the link above!!

Give a Day RVA 2018

Saturday September 29th, 2018

Give a Day RVA is back again, this time featuring over 35 organizations for you to choose from across RVA, including the Children’s Museum of Richmond, Shalom Farms, the YMCA, and dozens more. Join hundreds of others in a unified day of service by engaging in gardening, painting, building, cleaning, assembling, and more! To see a full list of volunteer sites and to sign up today, click here!

Mission Tomorrow

October 18-19th, 2018

Mission Tomorrow is once again being held at the Richmond Raceway, serving over 12,000 8th graders in the RVA region. Over 140 businesses will convene to show our students what their future could be, and help them plan for it. If you want to volunteer, visit HandsOnRVA here!

 

Controversy/History 2018/2019

We are once again partnering with The Valentine for the Controversy/History speaker series. Below is a draft of the topics and dates of the events over the next few months.

  • Nov 6th, 2018 | 6-8 pm – Education: Segregation Then & Now
    • Historic debate: Segregation/ integration
    • Contemporary debate: Re-segregation/ school districting
  • Dec 4th, 2018 | 6-8 pm – James River: Commerce or Recreation?
    • Historic debate: The Port of Richmond
    • Contemporary debate: Industrial growth vs. recreational use
  • Jan 8th, 2019 | 6-8 pm – Workforce Preparation: Race & Labor
    • Historic debate: Enslaved labor and the building of Richmond
    • Contemporary debate: The skills gap, workforce prep and racial disparity
  • Feb 5th, 2019 | 6-8 pm – Healthy Community: Disease & Disparity
    • Historic debate: 1918 flu, racial disparities/access
    • Contemporary debate: HIV/AIDS, racial disparities/acess
  • April 2nd 2019 | 6-8 pm – A Tale of Two Cities: Richmond or RVA?

 

Check out the CRC Events Calendar for all events sponsored by the CRC, or
to see what else is happening in RVA, visit these community calendars:
ConnectVA
RVA Dirt
Richmond Times-Dispatch
Visit Richmond