Though we are not out of the pandemic yet, the world continues to slowly open up and many of the Richmond PRC member organizations and are offering their services again, whether, in-person, virtually or via a hybrid model. Check back weekly for regular news and updates from service providers and the various levels of government. … Read more
Here is a note from the provincial government regarding severe weather conditions over the next few days. Starting today we are expecting a number of large storms and significant rainfall to hit B.C. The biggest storm is expected to arrive on Tuesday. Environment Canada will continue to update the forecast, but the time to prepare … Read more
On Tuesday, Nov. 30, the City of Richmond’s Collaborative Action Plan to Reduce and Prevent Poverty will be submitted to staff at the planning committee meeting. Viewers can watch the event live via the city’s YouTube channel, as well as download the agenda beforehand that contains also contains link to the report and plan.
In the spring, Richmond Homeless Connect published a 12-page booklet collating several resources available to low-income residents of Richmond during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. RHC has just updated the document, current as of October 1, and contains a variety of information from a list of organizations serving free meals to available health services. Click here … Read more
Update (09/29/21): the city has accepted our request! Please see the attached official proclamation. The Richmond Poverty Reduction Coalition has submitted a formal request to the City of Richmond to declare Oct. 10 to 16 as “Homeless Action Week.” According the last Richmond Homeless Count conducted in 2020, there were 85 homeless individuals found — … Read more
On behalf of the Richmond Poverty Reduction Coalition (RPRC), Richmond Centre for Disability (RCD), the Kehila Society, and the Jewish Seniors Alliance we are pleased to report the results of our online Richmond federal election all candidates meeting. We collaborated on 14 questions around the issues of social justice on the federal stage and sent … Read more