Richmond City Council panel endorses dedicated funding for Affordable Housing Trust Fund
Click here to read the Richmond Times-Dispatch article covering our win of a dedicated stream of revenue for the Affordable Housing Trust Fund!
200 Attend City's Finance & Economic Development Committee Meeting
Click here to read out RISC press release, covering the positive outcome of the city's Finance & Economic Development Committee meeting December 17th. RISC overcame some initial opposition, and ensured (through the power of organized people) that the Ordinance creating the dedicated stream of revenue for the Affordable Housing Trust Fund will go to the full City Council for a vote!
Making a Difference: RISC leader Steven Saltzberg helps strengthen Richmond's diverse communities
Click here to read an article honoring RISC Co-President Steve Saltzberg as one of this year's Richmond Times-Dispatch "Making a Difference" leaders!
Wave of violence continues in Richmond with 22 people slain in the past two months
Click here to read this Richmond Times-Dispatch article covering the spiking gun violence in the city and, among other things, our RISC proposal to the city.
Community members question mayor's plan to combat gun violence in Richmond
Click here to view the CBS 6 story on our continuing efforts to get the city of Richmond to adopt to a proven, evidence-based solution to the terrible problem of gun violence.
Church leaders want Richmond to adopt new strategy to curb gun violence
Click here to view the CBS 6 story on our efforts around gun violence and affordable housing, in preparation for our Zoom Action on Monday August 31.
$6 MILLION IN EMERGENCY RENT RELIEF
Read here the RISC press release June 20, 2020, covering an agreement reached with Mayor Stoney to set aside $6 million of the city's $20 million CARES Act allocation, for emergency rental assistance.