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February 2019

$10

Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion

February 14 @ 10:00 am - December 1 @ 5:00 pm

Following Monumental: Richmond’s Monuments (1607-2018), the Valentine is hosting Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion. The Storefront for Community Design and the mObstudiO at Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts invited teams of planners, architects, designers, artists and individuals to participate in a national design competition to conceptually re-imagine Monument Avenue and contribute to the ongoing dialogue about race, memory, the urban landscape and public art. The finalists are featured in this one-of-a-kind exhibition at the Valentine. Visit www.monumentavenuegdgd.com for…

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September 2019

$45 – $75

Open University (Lifelong Learning)

September 23 @ 9:45 am - November 11 @ 1:20 pm

Lifelong Learning, through The Shepherd’s Center’s Open University (OU), offers opportunities for intellectual challenge and social interaction. Three 8-week terms a year in the fall, winter, and spring, feature well-qualified instructors in foreign languages, literature, history, political science, art, music, philosophy, Feldenkrais and yoga. Our instructors include both active and retired professors from area universities, as well as local professionals and celebrities. OU is one of the best bargains for quality lifelong learning in the area. The $40 member rate…

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Free

Lunch and Life

September 25 @ 12:00 pm - October 16 @ 1:30 pm

Every Wednesday for 4 weeks, St. Mary Catholic Church, in partnership with The Shepherd’s Center of Richmond, presents Lunch and Life. A FREE Four-Week Lecture Series, open to the public, at the beginning of each Open University session. No Shepherd’s Center membership or Open University tuition required. Bring a sandwich. The church provides snacks, desserts and beverages. Wednesdays 12:00 Lunch & 12:30 Lecture

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$45 – $75

Open University (Lifelong Learning)

September 26 @ 9:45 am - November 14 @ 2:25 pm

Lifelong Learning, through The Shepherd’s Center’s Open University (OU), offers opportunities for intellectual challenge and social interaction. Eight-week terms in the fall, winter, and spring feature well-qualified instructors in foreign languages, literature, history, political science, art, music, philosophy, Feldenkrais and yoga. Many of our instructors are retired from area colleges and universities. OU is one of the best bargains for quality lifelong learning in the area. The $40 member rate covers all 8 weeks of classes. Membership is only $25…

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October 2019

Free

Equitable Decision-Making & Community Engagement Training | For Corporate & Philanthropy

October 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

DESIGNED FOR NONPROFIT, PHILANTHROPIC, HIGHER EDUCATION, AND GOVERNMENT LEADERS. Most organizations — from nonprofits to business — are trying to solve a problem. By listening to and engaging the people most affected by the problem, we believe organizations will find solutions to those problems more quickly. Virginia Community Voice offers organizational leaders a simple framework for how to equitably make decisions, and engage people directly impacted by community programs, investments, and policy-making. In these two-hour introductory trainings, participants will: Learn…

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Various membership levels

Workplace Inclusion Network: “Age & Generations in the Workplace”

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Research shows that there are five different generations present in the workforce. What does that mean when we think about how employees communicate or our understanding of work ethic? This session will examine ways for organizations to include age as a part of their inclusion strategy and ways to maximize efforts and potential across varying generations. Session to be facilitated by Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities Staff.

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Free

Equitable Decision-Making & Community Engagement Training | For Higher Ed.

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

DESIGNED FOR NONPROFIT, PHILANTHROPIC, HIGHER EDUCATION, AND GOVERNMENT LEADERS. Most organizations — from nonprofits to business — are trying to solve a problem. By listening to and engaging the people most affected by the problem, we believe organizations will find solutions to those problems more quickly. Virginia Community Voice offers organizational leaders a simple framework for how to equitably make decisions, and engage people directly impacted by community programs, investments, and policy-making. In these two-hour introductory trainings, participants will: Learn…

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Various table levels

57th Annual Richmond Humanitarian Awards Dinner

October 28 @ 5:45 pm - 9:00 pm

Since 1963, the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities has presented Humanitarian Awards annually to one or more persons. The Humanitarian Awards Dinners honor individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to the promotion of respect and understanding among people of diverse racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds. On occasion, local corporations or organizations are also recognized with the Distinguished Merit Citation Award for their efforts in making Virginia’s communities more inclusive. In addition to honoring outstanding community members, the Humanitarian Awards Dinners…

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Free

Equitable Decision-Making & Community Engagement Training | For Government

October 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

DESIGNED FOR NONPROFIT, PHILANTHROPIC, HIGHER EDUCATION, AND GOVERNMENT LEADERS. Most organizations — from nonprofits to business — are trying to solve a problem. By listening to and engaging the people most affected by the problem, we believe organizations will find solutions to those problems more quickly. Virginia Community Voice offers organizational leaders a simple framework for how to equitably make decisions, and engage people directly impacted by community programs, investments, and policy-making. In these two-hour introductory trainings, participants will: Learn…

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November 2019

Free

Community Thanksgiving Feast

November 28 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm

A free Thanksgiving meal event for all within the Greater Richmond Metropolitan Area.

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