Richmond Poverty Reduction Coalition holds first AGM

The Richmond Poverty Reduction Coalition (RPRC) held its first annual general meeting on Nov. 10, 2021. The meeting was a hybrid between Zoom and in-person attendees due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  At this inaugural AGM, the board of directors were confirmed by membership vote, the constitution and bylaws were formally approved and the 2020 … Read more

Richmond Homeless Connect updates COVID-19 community resources booklet

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

Declaration of Homeless Action Week in October

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

Richmond federal election candidates voice views on social justice

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