"It's the thickest concentration of poverty that you could manufacture and condense. It's not just bad because of the obvious, like drugs, violence, guns. It's so bad because it's damn near impossible to get out of public housing." - Craig Dodson, Richmond Cycling Corps #CNNHeroes ... See MoreSee Less

This week's CNN Hero is working 24/7, trying to change the lives of kids living in Richmond, Virginia public housing. Meet CNN Hero Craig Dodson and learn more about his Richmond Cycling Corps and #CNNHeroes at CNNHeroes.com

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"For 28 years we have been known as an emergency shelter, but we have three other programs. We often get offers to have people help us feed those who we serve, but that’s not our greatest need." - Tiffany Hall Terry on community engagement at CARITAS.....read her #ConnectVASpotlight! bit.ly/27Ri0Q5 ... See MoreSee Less

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ConnectVA: a virtual nonprofit and civic hub

ConnectVA is a one-stop communication network linking individuals with the ideas, information and resources that help the nonprofit community stay informed and work together. ConnectVA is more than a website, it's a system to help you access what you need, when you need it.


Events, Job Finder, Items Needed/Available, Basic Needs Directory, Connect to Students, Meeting Space


Community Discussions, ConnectVA Blog, Communication Subscription, Nonprofit Technology, Nonprofit Innovation, YNPN RVA


Members, Organizations, Businesses Network


Community Vital Signs, Professional and Leadership Development, Resource Library, Funding Resources, Pro Bono Listing, Volunteer and Board Resources, Giving Resources

ConnectVA Programs and Events