Embrace The Streets Tour

During this tour, participants will see community development efforts in three distinctly different settings and stages – a mature expression in a public housing community, a one year old expression in a church setting and a our brand new efforts in a commercial corridor of our city. Embrace Richmond is a faith-based 501(c)3 non-profit organization…

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Wendy Speaking at the YMCA

Wendy will be speaking to over 400 YMCA supportersat the 5th annual Good Friday Breakfast on March 29 at 7:00. The breakfast will be  at the Holiday Inn Kroger Center located at 1021 Kroger Center Blvd, Richmond, VA 23235. Admission is $15.00. For registration and more information go to their website.  

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Voices of the Belfield Project

Embrace Richmond is supporting the efforts of the IMANI CDC’s training initiative known as Belfield Project.  The purpose of the project is to train youth  in fundamental skills and develop strong work ethics by engaging youth and young adults in the renovation of an abandoned property located at 3004 Hanes Avenue right off Brookland Park Boulevard….

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Embrace at Hope Thrift

  On January 26 we’ll be Hope Thrift’s ministry of the day. 100% of proceeds on that day will go to support Embrace. We’ll be there from9:00 AM-5:00 PM helping shoppers and sharing about Embrace’s mission. Hope Thrift is a ministry of Hope Church located at 11260 Patterson Ave. We’re so excited to partner with this fantastic…

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Embrace the Streets Tour – November 17, 2012

Embrace Richmond is a faith-based non-profit organization addressing issues of concern from a Christian perspective.  Embrace Richmond grew out of a homeless woman’s desire to give back and we continue to foster this “pay it forward” philosophy in everything we do.  Our mission is to strengthen under-resourced communities by empowering neighbors to help one another….

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Asset Based Community Development Training

Best Practices for Faith-Based Community Transformation When: November 30- December 1, 2012 Where: Northminster Church/ 3121 Moss Side Ave/ Richmond, VA 23222 Come learn how your local congregations can effectively and sustainably partner with their neighbors for community transformation. We invite any pastor, staff person or lay leader feeling challenged by the realities of making…

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Meet Volunteer Forrest White

I first met Forrest White in Hillside Court.  His church, Trinity United Methodist Church, has been actively engaging the Oak Grove community for several years through the Oak Grove Micah Initiative.  As the Youth and Missions Director, Forrest wanted to learn more about what was going on in the south side and has joined our…

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Bob Lupton to Speak in Richmond

Bob Lupton has invested almost 40 years of his life in inner-city Atlanta. In response to a call that he first felt while serving in Vietnam, he left a budding business career to work with delinquent urban youth. Bob and his family sold their suburban home and moved into the inner-city where they have lived…

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