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August 2018

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Support Group for Women affected by Domestic Violence

August 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am - August 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

James House offers support groups for women affected by domestic violence . These cost-free, confidential groups are held throughout the year. Registration is required. For more information or to set up an intake appointment, please call 458-2704. James House provides support, advocacy, and education for people in the Greater Tri-Cities Region affected by sexual violence, domestic violence, and stalking to empower them to become healthy, safe, and self-sufficient. All services are trauma-informed, cost-free, confidential, and available in both English and…

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support group for women affected by sexual assault

August 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am - August 19, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

James House offers support groups for women impacted by sexual assault. These cost-free, confidential groups are held throughout the year. Registration is required. For more information or to set up an intake appointment, please call 458-2704. James House provides support, advocacy, and education for people in the Greater Tri-Cities Region affected by sexual violence, domestic violence, and stalking to empower them to become healthy, safe, and self-sufficient. All services are trauma-informed, cost-free, confidential, and available in both English and Spanish.…

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Howardena Pindell: What Remains To Be Seen

August 25 @ 10:00 am - November 25 @ 5:00 pm

The work of groundbreaking, multidisciplinary artist Howardena Pindell opens this August in VMFA’s Evans Court and 21st-Century Galleries. For nearly five decades, Howardena Pindell has explored the intersection of art and activism. This exhibition looks at the arc of this artist’s career through the presentation of early and recent paintings, video art, as well as works on paper that celebrate her singular vision and its imprint on contemporary art since the 1960s.

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September 2018

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support group for women who have experienced domestic violence

September 12 @ 5:30 pm - November 14 @ 7:00 pm

James House is offering a support group for women affected by domestic violence. The cost-free, confidential group will be on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm beginning September 12, 2018 and running through November 14, 2018. Registration is required. Contact Edva at 804.458.2704 or edva@thejameshouse.org to set up an intake appointment or if you would like additional information. James House provides support, advocacy, and education for people in the Greater Tri-Cities Region affected by sexual violence, domestic violence,…

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Support Group for Women who have Experienced Childhood Sexual Abuse

September 18 @ 6:00 pm - November 13 @ 7:00 pm

James House is offering a free support group for women impacted by childhood sexual abuse. This cost-free, confidential group will be held from 6-7 pm Tuesday evenings beginning Sep 18 and running through November 13. Registration is required. For more information or to set up an intake appointment, please call Jane at (804) 458-2704. James House provides support, advocacy, and education for people in the Greater Tri-Cities Region affected by sexual violence, domestic violence, and stalking to empower them to…

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Richmond Youth Peace Project Leadership Training

September 29 @ 9:30 am - September 30 @ 5:00 pm

FREE Conflict Resolution Workshop for Teen Trainers Register Now! Who: Teens, 8th Grade – age 20 When: Saturday and Sunday, September 29-30 or Saturday and Sunday, October 27-28 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. each day Where: 6 Points Innovation Center, 3001 Meadowbridge Rd, Richmond, VA 23222 Why: To learn conflict resolution and leadership skills; to work with a team of young people and adult mentors to make the Richmond region a more just and peaceful community. For additional information: rypp@rpec.org…

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October 2018

Home School Day at Pamplin

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us a special Home School field trip program for home school families and associations. Home School Tours at Pamplin Historical Park include educational programs that use fun, participatory learning techniques to teach historical lessons about life in the nineteenth century. Each Home School Tour includes a visit to the award-winning exhibit Duty Called Me Here and two hands-on programs, Plantation Life, and A Civil War Soldier’s Life, led by Pamplin Historical Park Educators. These programs are individually designed for…

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Brain Boot Camp

October 2 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

The Alzheimer’s Association is offering its comprehensive “Boot Camp for the Brain” for persons with dementia. This program promotes brain and cognitive health, ensures persons with the disease and their caregivers have access to accurate scientific information about the disease, and provides information on coping strategies,

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Senior Seminar

October 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Senior Seminar at Bensley Recreation Center, 2900 Drewry’s Bluff Road, North Chesterfield

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FREE film screening: Finding Jenn’s Voice a Domestic Violence Documentary

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. Richmond Metropolitan Area Chapter and James House are hosting a film screening and panel discussion. Registration is not required. Light refreshments will be served. “Finding Jenn’s Voice” is an award-winning documentary film that reveals a little known fact: Homicide is the leading cause of death during pregnancy! When Jennifer Snyder is murdered by her married boyfriend after she becomes pregnant, her family is thrown into a nightmare of grief, accusations and media…

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$325

Matrix Model Training

October 8 @ 8:00 am - October 9 @ 5:00 pm

This updated training is based on the second edition “Matrix Model Manual Revised and Expanded.” The two-day workshop includes a didactic overview of the Matrix Model® and experiential exercises. There will be special emphasis on familiarizing the audience with the components of the model and how to start using it whether in implementation or adaptation. Participants in this training will be able to: describe the various core components that comprise the Matrix Model® and begin implementing them at their organization,…

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Brain Boot Camp

October 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

The Alzheimer’s Association is offering its comprehensive “Boot Camp for the Brain” for persons with dementia. This program promotes brain and cognitive health, ensures persons with the disease and their caregivers have access to accurate scientific information about the disease, and provides information on coping strategies,

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$150

Motivational Interviewing Training

October 10 @ 9:00 am - October 11 @ 5:00 pm

This workshop will provide the essential theoretical and conceptual underpinnings of Motivational Interviewing and its’ techniques in order to help people move towards change. Participants will gain familiarity with the opening strategies designed to elicit change talk from individuals who are early in the “Stages of Change”. This workshop includes introductory concepts with content applicable to clinicians and health care providers with a wide range of backgrounds and experience. Introductory concepts will be presented. This workshop is for those who…

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Goodwill Works Tour

October 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us on a Goodwill Works Tour! See first-hand how Goodwill empowers individuals through employment and produces economic impact in the Greater Richmond region. The one-hour Goodwill Works tour is the most tangible way to learn how Goodwill refurbishes, recycles or resells everything from electronics to clothing and medical equipment – keeping nearly 40 million pounds from entering local landfills annually. On the tour, you will hear from Goodwill leaders about how our work is transforming lives through the power…

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Dementia Conversations

October 18 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Thursday, 18 October 4:30-6:00 p.m. at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 4491 Springfield Road, Glen Allen, VA

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Healthy Body; Healthy Brain

October 18 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Thursday, 18 October, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Healthy Living for your Brain and Body, Dinwiddie Public Library, 14103 Boydton Plank Road, Dinwiddie 23841

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22nd Annual Civil War Symposium: First Ladies of Civil War History

October 19 @ 9:00 am - October 21 @ 5:00 pm

Join us for our 22nd Annual Civil War Symposium: First Ladies of the Civil War on October 19-21, 2018. This year’s symposium features a first ever all-female award-winning speaker panel of leading Civil War historians from across the country. Symposium topics vary from “Sherman’s March to the Sea” to “The Colors of Courage: Gettysburg’s Forgotten History Immigrants, Women, and African Americans in the Civil War’s Defining Battle”. The speakers are; Dr. Anne Sarah Rubin of University of Maryland, Dr. Jennifer…

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Symposium Tour 2018: Hidden Treasures

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join historians for a special tour in conjunction with our 22nd Annual Civil War Symposium on October 19, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pamplin Historical Park Executive Director, Jerry “Dez” Desmond will begin the tour at the Park and then lead tour attendees on an experience as the hidden treasures at Fort Lee are revealed from amazing museums to historic World War I trenches. The tour features two world class museums including the U.S. Army Quartermaster Museum and…

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$300

2018 Annual Conference – Game Changer: New Rules, New Players, New Strategies in Health Care

October 21 - October 23

A massive shift is on the horizon for Virginia’s health safety net as the Commonwealth prepares to expand Medicaid. The theme of VAFCC’s 2018 Annual Conference, Game Changer: New Players, New Rules, New Strategies in Healthcare, acknowledges this changing landscape and will address how Medicaid expansion will impact clinics and the patients they serve.

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$8 – $13

Goblins and Gourds

October 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fun for the whole family! Goblins and Gourds is a harvest celebration featuring live music from the Richmond Indigenous Gourd Orchestra, pumpkin-painting and good green fun in the Children’s Garden. Regular Garden admission Harvest celebration with live music, pumpkin painting, storytelling and good green fun in the Children’s Garden. We have over 500 pumpkins — kids can choose one, paint it, and take it home (while supplies last). Join us for demos in gourd carving, pumpkin carving, vermiculture and more.

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In Memory of Self and Comrades: Book Signing Event

October 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join author Michael K. Shaffer as he discusses his new book In memory of Self and Comrades which is a story about Thomas W. Colley, 1st Virginia Cavalry. This event is included with regular admission. Thomas W. Colley served in one of the most active and famous units in the Civil War, the 1st Virginia Cavalry, which fought in battles in the Eastern Theater, from First Manassas/Bull Run to the defense of Petersburg. Colley was born November 11, 1837, outside…

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November 2018

Stewarding Your Financial Resources – Strategic Financial Management

November 1

This new one-day program focuses on financial leadership and its role in the long-term sustainability of nonprofits. We begin by building knowledge of your current framework and understanding your financial position. Then we examine the strategic aspects of financial leadership and how to create and communicate your financial vision.

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Strategic Communications Institute

November 4 @ 1:00 pm - November 9 @ 5:00 pm

Telling your story is vital to fundraising and building awareness of your organization’s mission. A compelling story told to the right audience is what you need to be effective. During the week-long Strategic Communications for Nonprofits Institute, you will learn to pull all of the pieces together to create a successful marketing plan for your organization whether the focus is to raise money or awareness of your mission.

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Your Video Story

November 7 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Constructing a compelling visual communications vehicle for your nonprofit is essential to a successful marketing campaign. Learn how to develop a creative brief for ideas, sharpen your interview skills to get the perfect sound bite, and plan for pre-production, production and post-production. This class focuses on assessment of needs, goals, strategies, budget and timing for your video projects, along with developing video strategies for your website and social media.

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Direct Marketing

November 7 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

At the heart of every successful annual fund, there is a thriving direct marketing campaign with a heavy focus on direct mail. This course will cover all aspects of coordinating and implementing an effective direct marketing campaign for your nonprofit organization.

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Media & Digital Strategy

November 8 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this course, you will learn how to think like a journalist, develop materials that translate in today’s 24-hour news cycle and how to merchandize your news internally and externally. Our discussion will cover: ?Positioning – what makes your organization newsworthy? ?Targeting – reaching the right journalists ?Pitching – practical exercise in pitching your story ?News Releases – how to write and disseminate them This class will focus on assessment of needs, decision making, implementation, measurement and budget and timing.

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Social Media

November 8 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Communications professionals worldwide recognize the Internet has forever changed how we manage marketing and communications strategies for our organizations. Learn the importance of listening first to your audiences and dive into how to begin that listening in order to prioritize channels, time, and money. We will explore what recent consumer, generational and business trends are shaping our communications and what nonprofit organizations need to know about the opportunities and challenges they face in an increasingly digital world.

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$60

Spark Studio: We Need A Plan! Strategic Planning Class

November 14 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

What’s the buzz about Strategic Planning? We’re going to be talking about the role that strategic planning plays in a nonprofit organization and why it is essential to your future. Come learn about: The role strategic planning plays in a nonprofit organization and why it is important The how tos – who leads and manages the process, who should be involved and how to engage them The trifecta of strategic planning magic – the gathering of data, group processing and…

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Free

Goodwill Works Tour

November 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us on a Goodwill Works Tour! See first-hand how Goodwill empowers individuals through employment and produces economic impact in the Greater Richmond region. The one-hour Goodwill Works tour is the most tangible way to learn how Goodwill refurbishes, recycles or resells everything from electronics to clothing and medical equipment – keeping nearly 40 million pounds from entering local landfills annually. On the tour, you will hear from Goodwill leaders about how our work is transforming lives through the power…

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$5 – $13

Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights Illumination

November 23 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden as we illuminate Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights, the region’s ultimate holiday extravaganza! We’ll kick off the GardenFest holiday tradition with a countdown to flipping the switch on more than half-a-million twinkling lights. After the illumination, stroll through the Garden alight with sparkling radiance and featuring this year’s theme. Then enjoy hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, warming fire with s’mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); family activities, and much more. Pre-Purchased Tickets can check in…

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