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Newsletters                                                                                                                 Date
Summer 2018 2018-06-19
Winter 2018 2018-02-28
Early Winter 2017 2017-11-20
Late Fall 2017 2017-11-14
Fall 2017 2017-10-12
Mid Fall 2017 2017-10-02
Early Fall 2017 2017-09-20
Late Summer 2017 2017-08-30
Mid Summer 2017 2017-07-25
Summer 2017 2017-07-12
Early Summer 2017 2017-06-06
Spring 2017 2017-04-28
Spring 2016 2016-05-01
Back to School Edition 2015 (Fall) 2015-05-01
Summer 2015 2015-07-01
Late Spring 2015 2015-05-01
Early Spring 2015 2015-03-01
Late Winter 2015 2015-01-01
Winter 2014 2014-11-01

Documents                                                                                                                 Date
Veterans and Family Resource and Employment Fair (2018) 2018-08-18
Mayor’s Annual Report on Poverty Reduction (2018) 2018-02-26
Building Brighter Futures 2018-01-17
Mayor’s Annual Report on Poverty Reduction (2017) 2017-02-27
Community Engagement 2017-02-27
Community Wealth Building in Richmond 2017-02-27
Logo Contest Flyer 2016-11-18
Virtual Town Hall Meeting 2016-09-22
Social Enterprise Report 2016-06-16
Year One Annual Report (2016) 2016-04-01
Annual Report to City Council 2016-02-22
Community Wealth Building Department Establishment Ordinance 2015-12-14

Social Media                                                                                                               Date
Facebook Page @MaggieWalkerRVA 2013-08-03

Community Wealth Building in the News

Press Releases Date
City's Public Art Commission to unveil monument honoring Maggie L. Walker 2017-07-15
City's Office of Community Wealth Building to Receive $1.9 Million Grant 2017-06-29
Community Conversation and Updates Meeting Announcement 2017-04-12
Annual Report on Poverty Reduction and Community Wealth Building Intiatives 2017-02-27
Mayor Levar M. Stoney names Dr. Thad Williamson as Senior Policy Advisor for Opportunity 2017-01-19
City of Richmond Recognized as 2016 Playful City USA 2016-05-19
Reginald E. Gordon Named Director of the Office of Community Wealth Building 2016-05-18
Reinvestment Fund and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation name City of Richmond one of 50
Invest Health Cities
2016-05-17
Zoning Application Made for New Grocery Store in East End Food Desert 2016-05-17
City's Office of Minority Business Development Convenes Empowerment 2016 Forum 2016-05-13
Mayor Jones Presentation to City Council on the Office of Community Wealth Building 2016-02-23
Community Wealth Building Presentation to Richmond City Council February 22, 2016 2016-02-22
The Richmond Affordable Housing Trust Fund Application deadline is January 21 2016-01-08
City Partnership Highlights Poverty Reduction Initiative in Richmond Public Schools 2015-12-10
City Accepting Applications for 2016 Affordable Housing Trust Fund 2015-12-08
RVA Reads - Committed to Improving Childhood Literacy 2015-11-16
City Announces $300.000 Grant from Kellogg Foundation 2015-06-24
Mayor Jones Invites Public to Summit on Community Wealth Building 2015-06-09
Mayor Jones to Discuss Anti-Poverty Initiative With Richmond School Board 2014-07-11
Workforce Development and Social Enterprise Announcement 2014-06-24
Mayor Encourages Youth to Read on Summer Learning Day 2014-06-19
Jones Advances Anti-Poverty Efforts 2014-04-15
Maggie L. Walker Inititive for Expanding Opportunity and Fighting Poverty - October 1 Meeting             2013-09-30

News Publications Title Date
Richmond Times-Dispatch Stoney taps new interim deputy chief administrative officer for
human services
2018-04-03
Richmond Times-Dispatch Maggie Walker statue unveiled on Saturday July 15, 2017 2017-07-15
Richmond Free Press Maggie Walker’s descendants ready to embrace statue, history 2017-07-14
Richmond Times-Dispatch Property in Richmond's Church Hill becomes site for area's first community
land trust for workforce housing
2017-06-01
Richmond Times-Dispatch Calls to increase funding for police, fire and anti-poverty effort
dominate Richmond public hearing on budget
2017-04-24
Richmond Times-Dispatch How a 13-year-old crack dealer grew up to become the biggest advocate
for Richmond's anti-poverty effort
2017-04-21
Richmond Times-Dispatch Poverty growth in Richmond suburbs continues to outpace city's 2017-03-10
Richmond Times-Dispatch With three new policy advisers, Stoney reorganizes Richmond
mayor's office
2017-01-29
Richmond Times-Dispatch 2016 RTD Person of the Year honoree: Reggie Gordon, director of the
Richmond Department of Community Wealth Building
2016-12-12
Richmond Times-Dispatch RVA by the numbers: a community of progress and poverty 2016-11-19
Richmond Times-Dispatch Report: Poverty increasing faster in Richmond's suburbs than
in the city itself
2016-11-14
CBS-6 Richmond Richmond to hold virtual town hall meeting to reduce city poverty 2016-09-22
ABC-8 Richmond Richmond to hold virtual town hall meeting on poverty 2016-09-21
ABC-8 Richmond Richmond's poverty rate is second-highest in Virginia 2016-09-15
Richmond Times-Dispatch It takes communities to achieve justice 2016-08-13
Richmond Times-Dispatch Richmond could turn to land trust to help create affordable housing 2016-07-24
Richmond Free Press Gordon to be among highest paid city officials 2016-05-26
Richmond Free Press Richmond Red Cross CEO tapped to head city's anti-poverty department 2016-05-18
Richmond Free Press City’s anti-poverty office losing director 2016-04-08
Richmond Times-Dispatch Forum tackles growth of poverty in Chesterfield, Henrico 2016-03-22
Richmond Times-Dispatch Getting people out of poverty, into the work force is focus of state
budget proposal
2016-02-14
Richmond Times-Dispatch RVA Future Centers open in city's five high schools 2015-12-13
Richmond Magazine More Than Shelter 2015-10-25
The Nation Is The Former Capital of the Confederacy Finally Ready to Confront
Its Poverty-and Its Past?
2015-03-31
Style Weekly Hope and a Promise 2015-03-24
The Washington Post Can concentrated wealth relieve concentrated poverty? 2014-11-07
Balle | Be a Localist Does Richmond, VA Show the Future of Community Wealth Building? 2014-09-10
Rooflines Does Richmond Show the Future of Community Wealth Building? 2014-09-10
The Washington Post Richmond: The legacy of poverty; The Former Capital of the
Confederacy's all-out plan to fight poverty - and confront its past
2014-09-02
Richmond Magazine Anti-Poverty Push 2014-08-11
Richmond Magazine Jones Lobbies School Board on Anti-Poverty Initiatives 2014-07-15
RVA News Thad Williamson: The man driving the city's anti-poverty inititives 2014-06-03
Style Weekly Theory Test 2014-04-22
Next City Don't Call It Anti-Poverty: New Richmond Office Looks to Build
"Community Wealth"
2014-04-18
CBS-5 Phoenix Mayor announces new head of Office of Community Wealth Building 2014-04-15
CBS-46 Atlanta Mayor announces new head of Office of Community Wealth Building 2014-04-15
NBC-12 Richmond Mayor announces new head of Office of Community Wealth Building 2014-04-15
Richmond Times-Dispatch Mayor names UR professor to anti-poverty post 2014-04-15
Style Weekly Dwight Jones' anti-poverty task force asks the mayor to follow his heart 2014-04-04
Community-Wealth.org Community Wealth Cities: Richmond, Virginia 2014-03-07
CBS-6 Richmond Looking for a job? New center aims to help 2013-11-19
The New York Times Richmond Awaits a Bold Antipoverty Plan 2013-10-14

Opinions / Editorials Title Date
Richmond Times-Dispatch Community justice requires career development 2018-02-10
Richmond Times-Dispatch Richmond needs a land bank to fight blight 2017-11-11
Richmond Times-Dispatch At last, the Maggie Walker statue offers a monument all
Richmonders can be proud of
2017-07-17
Richmond Times-Dispatch A memorial worthy of Maggie L. Walker's legacy 2017-07-13
Richmond Times-Dispatch Poverty fight needs regional approach 2017-03-13
NBC-12 Richmond Viewpoint Experts Warn That Black Homeownership Is Endangered As
Primary Wealth Building Tool
2016-09-20
Richmond Times-Dispatch It takes communities to achieve justice 2016-08-13
NBC-12 Richmond Viewpoint Community Wealth Building in Richmond 2016-04-01
Style Weekly Community Wealth Building Is Time Well Spent 2015-10-20
Virginia Commonwealth University Strengthening Early Childhood Programming in Richmond 2015-07-23
Richmond Public Schools RVA Future Centers: Preparing for the future 2015-05-01
Harvard Kennedy School Putting ideas into action 2015-04-15
Cities of Promise Finishing Big More Important Than Starting Big 2015-03-25
Thurston Asset Building Coalition What Is Community Wealth Building? 2015-03-20
Veris Wealth Partners What Is Community Wealth Building / Why Is It So Important?     2014-12-06
University of Richmond The man driving the city's anti-poverty initiatives 2014-06-08
Richmond Times-Dispatch Growing wealth by growing community 2013-12-16
Economic & Community Development Develop Your Workforce 2012-02-01

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Mayor's Youth Academy Luncheon Interview - Toria Edmonds-Howell

2018-06-12

OCWB Career Station Success Story - Karen Imes

2018-05-07

OCWB Career Station Success Story - Jessica Ortiz

2018-05-07

OCWB Career Station Success Story - Preston Page

2018-05-04

RVA Living Wage Campaign Launch

2018-03-29

OCWB's Career Station (Conrad Center) Holds Resource Fair

2018-03-05

OCWB Takes it to the Street: I want to work

2018-01-29

MYA Youth Violence Prevention Town Hall

2018-01-22

Workforce Innovation Interview with Zane Robinson

2018-01-17

Workforce Innovation Interview with Valaryee Mitchell

2018-01-17

Workforce Innovation Interview with Alkendrick Wright

2018-01-17

Workforce Innovation Interview with Felicia Beckett

2018-01-17

Workforce Innovation Interview with Kiocia Wilkerson

2018-01-17

Workforce Innovation Interview with Curtis Franklin

2018-01-17

Workforce Professionals Class with guest Javargo Tolson

2018-01-11

Maggie L. Walker Monument Unveiling, July 15, 2017

2017-07-17
Community Wealth Building office helping Richmonders find jobs
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2017-06-25

OCWB Community Conversation - 25th Street and 9 Mile Road Development

2017-05-24

Office of Community Wealth Building Visits NYC

2017-04-27

The Public Supports The Office of Community Wealth Building

2017-04-25

Moving Forward Together for a Thriving RVA

2017-04-19

Listening Hours with Dr. Thad Williamson's Class from the University of Richmond

2017-04-11

Self Care Network Focus Meeting Invitation
Wednesday, April 5th, 9:30 a.m., Conrad Center, 1400 Oliver Hill Way

2017-04-04

Legal Matters Network Focus Meeting Invitation
Friday, March 31st, 2:00 p.m., Conrad Center, 1400 Oliver Hill Way

2017-03-29
Breaking Down Barriers
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2017-03-02

Documentary: Pathways To Self Sufficiency (Trailer 1)

2017-01-03

Housing and Finance Network Meeting Invitation
Wednesday, December 21th, 2:00 p.m., Conrad Center, 1400 Oliver Hill Way

2016-12-17

Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building breaks down silos and builds
in sustainability - The Aspen Institute

2016-12-16

Transportation Network Meeting Invitation
Tuesday, December 6th, 3:30 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, 1205 W. Franklin St.

2016-11-29

Education Network Meeting Invitation
Tuesday, November 15th, 2:00 p.m., Conrad Center, 1400 Oliver Hill Way

2016-11-11

Jobs/Income Focus Area Meeting Invitation
Tuesday, October 18th, 10:00 a.m., Conrad Center, 1400 Oliver Hill Way

2016-10-17

Center for Workforce Innovation How to get Hired with Stone Brewing Co.

2016-05-25

NBC 12 Viewpoint: Community Wealth Building in Richmond

2016-04-01

Mayor Jones Discusses Community Wealth Building at ChamberRVA

2016-03-30

Mayor Jones and the Office of Community Wealth Building Launching RVA Future

2015-06-25

Office of Community Wealth Building Year End Report

2015-06-25

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