Weekly Richmond PRC information round-up 2023

Although a slow return to a new-normal is underway, the post-pandemic world remains an uncertain one. To help Richmond residents cope with constant changes, Richmond PRC member organizations continue to offer a mix of in-person and virtual services. We endeavour to keep everyone updated with weekly news and announcements from both service providers and government. … Read more

Weekly Richmond PRC information round-up 2022

Seeing as how the pandemic is not over yet, and coupled with natural disasters caused by climate change, in-person and/or virtual services offered by Richmond PRC member organizations are more important than ever. Check back weekly for regular news and updates from service providers and the various levels of government. If you or someone you … Read more

Richmond Poverty Reduction Coalition launches RENT campaign

At the July 11th Richmond City Council meeting, the RPRC made a submission on non-market housing . Council unanimously approved a referral for a staff report on the three RPRC recommendations. The date also marked the official launch of the Richmond Electors Needing Tenancy (R.E.N.T.) campaign. Read the official press release below. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE … Read more

Richmond City Council approves PRC submission on non-market housing for staff report

Good news! On July 11, Richmond city councillors unanimously approved a referral for a staff report on all three recommendations from the Richmond PRC’s submission on non-market housing. City staff has been tasked to perform research and produce a report, which should be presented to council in the fall following the Oct. 15 municipal election. … Read more

Read Richmond Poverty Reduction Coalition 2021 AGM report

On Thursday, June 2nd, 2022, the Richmond Poverty Reduction Coalition (RPRC) held their second annual general meeting. Members and guests reviewed activities that occurred in 2021. In addition, the coalition unanimously agreed to adopt the Richmond Community Protocol:  Responding to Racism and Hate. This protocol is designed to help organizations, community members and all relevant … Read more

Summer camp 2022 guide for low-income residents

As the COVID-19 pandemic begins to wane, many summer camps across the Lower Mainland are once again offering in-person programming with some continuing to offer virtual activities as well. A handful, unfortunately, have not resumed operations, however there are still many options for parents and families during the warm weather season. Click here to view/download … Read more

Attend City of Richmond homelessness community sessions

The City of Richmond is hosting a series of facilitator-led community conversation sessions that explores the meaning of home and home-less through shared experiences, stories and discussion. These interactive and in-person sessions aims to bring forward ideas and to discuss how to build a more connected and inclusive community. Register for one of the three … Read more