The Amazing Raise is (Almost) Here!

The Amazing Raise begins tomorrow! Our goal is to raise $5000 to support a youth mentoring and job skills program lead by some of our great neighbors. Our great neighbors are amazing people who care about their neighborhood and want to see their neighborhood change....

The Nuts and Bolts of Community Development

We often get questions from leaders asking where to start learning about and implementing asset based community development theories. Wendy’s written a fantastic post on her blog giving a few of the basics along with a tool chest for beginners. Be sure to check...

Great Neighbors Build Great Neighborhoods

Next week is a big week for Embrace. We’re participating in the Amazing Raise Sept 18-19. Our goal is $5000 to support one Great Neighbor. Our great neighbors are amazing people who care about their neighborhood and want to see their neighborhood change. To...
Rudy and Thristan's Story

Rudy and Thristan's Story

Rudy mentors youth in the north side to help them avoid the mistakes he made as a teenager. Thristan, one of his students, dreams of making his neighborhood a better place. Will you help  Rudy and Thristan by supporting a great neighbor during the Amazing Raise...
Rudy and Thristan’s Story

Rudy and Thristan’s Story

Rudy mentors youth in the north side to help them avoid the mistakes he made as a teenager. Thristan, one of his students, dreams of making his neighborhood a better place. Will you help  Rudy and Thristan by supporting a great neighbor during the Amazing Raise...
CCD Learning Cohort

CCD Learning Cohort

Embrace and the Christian Community Development initiative of the Virginia Baptist Mission Board are forming a learning cohort that seeks to train and network leaders  who are working in community ministry and want to implement community development practices....

What Makes a Great Neighbor?

We believe healthy neighborhood transformation is always neighbor-led. By coaching, training and connecting neighborhood leaders Embrace Richmond is strengthening neighborhoods. Will you help strengthen neighborhoods by supporting a great neighbor?