Local Happenings: April 2016

Richmond Main Street Initiative and the Richmond Arts And Culture Commission will sponsor a reception for the Art In Windows Spring 2016 exhibit from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 7 at 402 Harbor Way.

The exhibit will feature photography by Josue Hernandez, Saida Hogan Nassirruddin, Marni Temple, Carnell Rogers and Robert Ellison from the Elders Learning Community.

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FUNdraising Good Times: Wearing Many Hats is Not Bad

  Column, Mel and Pearl Shaw “We wear a lot of hats around here.” This is a common refrain at many small and medium-sized nonprofits. It’s even true amongst larger nonprofits that are under-resourced. “We wear a lot of hats around here.” This is a common refrain at many small and medium-sized nonprofits. It’s even […]

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“Nat Bates for Mayor” – Film Documents Richmond Election ‘With Major Funding From Chevron’

Our next election is less than seven months away. But memories of the last city election—one of Richmond’s most expensive—remain fresh in the minds of many voters. For residents of this refinery town whose recollections are fading, we now have a fascinating 90-minute video history of that campaign. Entitled “Nat Bates for Mayor,” it provides a timely reminder of the stakes involved in a local battle against big money in politics that got national attention.

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Nueva Iniciativa Imagina de Nuevo la Educación Pública

La iniciativa, llamada “What’s Possible for WCC Kids” (lo que es posible para los niños de WCC) pretende reunir a los padres y otros interesados de la comunidad para imaginar lo que es una excelente educación pública, y qué medidas son necesarias para convertir esa visión en una realidad. Está siendo dirigido por 11 organizaciones comunitarias, todos interesados en el acceso a una educación de calidad para las familias locales.

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