Ways to Keep Your Community Safer


Whether you’re single and live on your own, or you’re raising a family, feeling secure in your community is likely an important priority to you. As an average citizen, there are several steps you can take to make your community safer.
Neighborhood Engagement
When people know one another, they are more likely to watch out for one [...]


Free Meals For All Richmond Public School Students

Beginning the 2014-2015 school year, all Richmond Public School students will be offered an opportunity to select a breakfast and lunch meal daily free of charge. Under the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP), school districts that predominately serve low-income students may offer free, nutritious school meals through the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program. Students [...]


National Night Out 2014

Family members took a moment to acknowledge each member of the Boys and Girls club who passed away due to violence. They hung badges with the victims’ name and lit a candle for each one.

Ervin Johnson of Dream Makers Academy spoke about the need to communicate more to avoid problems and the importance of “bringing [...]

Sydnee Baker is miming and has special needs. She has ADHD and Neurofibromatosis. She is blind in her left eye but that doesn’t stop her from “Praising Him In Advance”.

The Special Needs Community IS a Community

Second Baptist Church, 1400 Idlewood Avenue, hosts the 3rd Special Needs Worship Service organized by Monica Lucas in partnership with the non-profit, JP JumPers Foundation founded by Pam Mines.

Grace Borne has special needs and with her beautiful piano skills played, “How Great Thou Art”.


Brittany Sweet and her family traveledfrom Maryland so she could perform. Brittanyhas [...]


Swimming Resources Abound for Richmond Area Residents

By Erika Winston

Summertime is finally here and Richmond area kids are flocking to local pools, with hopes of staying cool and having some water fun. Unfortunately, many of these children can do little more than splash around, as they are unable to swim. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 20% of all drowning [...]

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