Sustainable and Vibrant Communities
Jan 3, 2019
In his Dec. 31 Richmond Times-Dispatch opinion piece, Michael Paul Williams details the legacy of Abernathy Ross, who died Dec. 21 at age 77. Community members and city leaders remembered her as a determined advocate for the Carver neighborhood where she lived.
Nov 3, 2018
A project to plant dozens of trees this month in Carver will make the neighborhood a greener and more walkable community, while offsetting the carbon footprint of Virginia Commonwealth University as the trees grow.
Apr 20, 2018
Over the past year, students and faculty from Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of Richmond have been collaborating to clean up and conduct research at Richmond’s East End Cemetery, a long-neglected and overgrown burial site of thousands of African-Americans that dates back to 1897.
Students in Richmond Public Schools Experience the Outdoors through Rice Rivers Center Partnership with Local Nonprofit
Feb 5, 2018
Rice Rivers Center and the nonprofit Blue Sky Fund help students camp, paddle and explore the river for the first time.