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23 Nov 2018  |  No Comment >>

This past summer, Richmond Poverty Response Committee and Richmond Advocacy Support Committee collaborated with Keely O’Brien, City of Richmond’s artist-in-residence on a 3-D photo installation titled Home is. The theme of the project revolved around people with lived experiences of poverty. Home is was featured in the art component at this year’s Housing Central – BC’s Affordable Housing Conference taking place last week in the Sheraton Wall Centre. Take a look at the write-up on page 14 of the event program.

Events »

17 Nov 2018  |  No Comment >>

Please join the Richmond Advocacy and Support Committee on Sunday, Nov. 25 for this free event focusing on access for low income residents to healthy and affordable food. More details in the poster below.

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31 Oct 2018  |  No Comment >>

Starting last month, families and seniors may be eligible for increased benefits under the BC Housing Rental Assistance Program. Please refer to the attached poster.

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1 Oct 2018  |  No Comment >>

For those interested in advance voting for the 2018 Richmond Election, the first opportunity is a little under a week away. Please refer to the chart below for exact locations.

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25 Sep 2018  |  No Comment >>

The 2018 Richmond Election is less than a month away, and we want to make sure you have all the necessary information at your disposal to make an educated vote on General Voting Day, Saturday, Oct. 20. Below is some information that you may find helpful.
Key dates:

Sat, October 6
·       Advance voting day

Weds, October 10
·       Advance voting day

Thurs, October 11
·       Advance voting day

Fri, October 12
·       Advance voting day

Sat, October 13 (Super Saturday)
·       Advance voting day

Sat, October 20
·       General Voting Day

 

Find out if you are eligible to vote by clicking here. If …

Events »

17 Jun 2018  |  No Comment >>

Greetings Friends of the Richmond Poverty Response Committee:
You are cordially invited to a special public forum on Tuesday June 26, details are attached.
Our project, called  “Communities Mobilizing for Justice-Addressing Poverty through Dialogue to Action”  has created a space for lived experience experts (the Richmond Advocacy and Support Committee) to learn and practice speaking out on issues that affect them daily. Since January they have been learning self-advocacy and leadership skills through art and literacy, thanks to generous funding from the Vancouver Foundation, Richmond Community Foundation, the City of Richmond and …

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29 May 2018  |  No Comment >>

Summer is almost here! Send your child to one of these cost-friendly camps around the Lower Mainland found in our updated 2018 guide, many offering financial assistance to those who need it. Also included are listings to different organizations that may provide additional funding.
Please send us a note if we’ve missed anything!