The 6th Annual Virginia Prison Justice Rally was a success! See this report for more information and a link to the recorded livestream.
STILL WAITING FOR SOME ANSWERS
The Richmond city government has committed to memorializing Shockoe Bottom, but there are still a number of outstanding questions about this process. Here are some of them, which we have directed to Delegate McQuinn.
SHOCKOE BOTTOM MEMORIAL UPDATE: MORE STUDY MUST BE DONE BEFORE ANYTHING CONCRETE CAN HAPPEN
Updates on the Shockoe Bottom Memorial “Heritage Campus”: a great deal of study is required from the city before any work could begin, mostly having to do with flood considerations.
FORESTBROOKE APARTMENTS TENANTS DEMAND BETTER MAINTENANCE
More than 40 tenants and supporters along with housing activists with the nonprofit group Virginia Organizing marched on Dec. 10 to the downtown Richmond offices of Amurcon Realty.
BAD HELP: BON SECOURS AND RICHMOND’S EAST END
Bon Secours has been using its Richmond Community Hospital to participate in a lucrative federal drug program, while the hospital’s impoverished neighborhood gets reduced services.
IN A TIME OF NEED, FEED THE STREETS RVA SERVES THE COMMUNITY
Feed the Streets RVA is a nonprofit organization that provides food and other essentials to the Richmond community. With eight members on the executive board, it was started by a close group of friends who all shared a passion for giving back.
ROE v. WADE OVERTURN SPURS ANGER & ACTION IN VA.
On the evening of May 2, a draft opinion written by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito and leaked to the public suggested that the court would overturn Roe v. Wade. Alito wrote, “Roe was egregiously wrong from the start.” The next day, rallies erupted across the country.