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KateGibson
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Leadership spotlight: J. David Young, FRIENDS Association for Children
By KateGibson / February 20, 2019
In honor of Black History Month, this February we are featuring conversations with African-American leaders and changemakers in the Richmond community. Our second feature is J. David Young, Executive Director of FRIENDS Association for Children.

Leadership spotlight: Charleita Richardson, Partnership for the Future
By KateGibson / February 13, 2019
In honor of Black History Month, this February we are featuring conversations with African-American leaders and changemakers in the Richmond community. Our first feature is Charleita Richardson, President & CEO of Partnership for the Future.

Flexible funding, big thinking help curb homelessness
By KateGibson / February 12, 2019
Homeward’s New Lease on Life Fund helps people who fall into the service gap. Local shelters can access flexible funding to help clients who only need a “light touch” to regain housing stability.

Building a strong, inclusive afterschool system
By KateGibson / January 30, 2019
One major initiative in development is the creation of a citywide system of afterschool programs, with the goal to provide every elementary and middle school student in Richmond Public Schools (RPS) with access to high-quality, full-service afterschool programming by 2020.

Q&A with new board chair, Dr. Pamela Royal
By KateGibson / January 30, 2019
We are pleased to introduce Dr. Royal as our new board chairman, a role she will hold through 2020. Recently, we had the chance to ask her about her inspirations and what fuels her optimism for our future.