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  • Why a Black Pride Festival?

    Diversity Richmond is proud to be a sponsor for Our community is making history with the inaugural Black Pride RVA being held this weekend. Local activists share their thoughts as to why Read More
  • Meet our new board members

    We are pleased to announce four new Diversity Richmond board members. Each will be featured in upcoming newsletters, but we did not want to wait in making our exciting announcement. All have Read More
  • "My Journey"

    Jake and I have been emailing for several months. We have never met or spoken. I suggested that he write about his journey as there are others who are in his or Read More
  • Environmentalist, Rachel Carson

    Rachel Carson was born in Pennsylvania in 1907. Starting her career as a writer, she became a marine biologist, culminating in her 1962 book, Silent Spring. With its stark warnings about the Read More
  • It did not begin nor end with Roseanne Barr

    An article in our last newsletter brought a few comments from our readers and I thank them for their thoughts. Good points were made. One reader reminded us that Roseanne is far Read More
  • Richmond City Council includes LGBTQ community as protected people

    Forty years ago the same issue was discussed, but voted down Last Monday night we watched history being made when Richmond City Council unanimously voted to include LGBTQ people as protected under Read More
  • Rainbow banners adorn Main Street Station thanks to Mayor Stoney

    Three big beautiful rainbow banners were mounted on the historic Main Street Train Station over the weekend in recognition of Pride Month. While most cities recognize June as Pride Month, Richmond also Read More
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Advice

  • It takes a village to raise a child

    Embrace Treatment Foster Care has extraordinary foster parents! Our foster parents are a vital part of Embrace’s statewide effort to protect and care for children in need. They provide children in foster Read More
  • Embrace answers questions about foster care

    At Embrace Treatment Foster Care we realize how daunting it can be to know where or how to start the process of becoming a foster parent and many questions are raised.  That Read More
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  • Diversity funds twelve nonprofits this year

    Since 1999, Diversity Richmond has contributed nearly $1Million to local LGBT and LGBT-friendly nonprofits. This is made possible mainly by Diversity Thrift and Diversity Bingo proceeds. Diversity also bestows thousands of dollars each year by donating free meeting and storage space to nonprofits.

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