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Richmond Times-Dispatch Stoney promotes interim deputy to permanent post 2018-11-14
Richmond VA City News Blog Mayor Stoney Appoints Reggie Gordon Deputy Chief
Administrative Officer (DCAO) for Human Services
2018-11-14
Style Weekly Top 40 Under 40: Valaryee Mitchell, 39 - Workforce Administrator
at the Office of Community Wealth Building
2018-10-23
Richmond VA City News Blog City’s Office of Community Wealth Building Conrad Center
Career Station Moving to the East District Initiative
2018-10-09
OCWB Video

Office of Community Wealth Building - Moving Locations
(Conrad Center to EDI)

2018-10-15
Richmond Times-Dispatch Stoney moving cold weather overflow shelter to Shockoe Valley 2018-09-27
OCWB Video

Community Wealth Building - Veterans Job Fair
(Building Brighter Futures)

2018-08-23
OCWB Event Veterans and Family Resource and Employment Fair 2018-08-18
Richmond Times-Dispatch Stoney taps director of Office of Community Wealth Building as third
interim deputy in 20 months
2018-08-02
OCWB Newsletter Summer 2018 2018-06-19
OCWB Video

Mayor's Youth Academy Luncheon Interview - Toria Edmonds-Howell

2018-06-12
OCWB Video

OCWB Career Station Success Story - Karen Imes

2018-05-07
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OCWB Career Station Success Story - Jessica Ortiz

2018-05-07
OCWB Video

OCWB Career Station Success Story - Preston Page

2018-05-04
Richmond Times-Dispatch Stoney taps new interim deputy chief administrative officer for
human services
2018-04-03
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RVA Living Wage Campaign Launch

2018-03-29
OCWB Video

OCWB's Career Station (Conrad Center) Holds Resource Fair

2018-03-05
OCWB Newsletter Winter 2018 2018-02-28
OCWB Report Mayor’s Annual Report on Poverty Reduction (for 2017) 2018-02-26
Richmond Times-Dispatch Community justice requires career development 2018-02-10
OCWB Video

OCWB Takes it to the Street: I want to work

2018-01-29
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MYA Youth Violence Prevention Town Hall

2018-01-22
OCWB Video

Workforce Innovation Interview with Zane Robinson

2018-01-17
OCWB Video

Workforce Innovation Interview with Valaryee Mitchell

2018-01-17
OCWB Video

Workforce Innovation Interview with Alkendrick Wright

2018-01-17
OCWB Video

Workforce Innovation Interview with Felicia Beckett

2018-01-17
OCWB Video

Workforce Innovation Interview with Kiocia Wilkerson

2018-01-17
OCWB Video

Workforce Innovation Interview with Curtis Franklin

2018-01-17
OCWB Video

Workforce Professionals Class with guest Javargo Tolson

2018-01-11
OCWB Newsletter Early Winter 2017 2017-11-20
OCWB Newsletter Late Fall 2017 2017-11-14
Richmond Times-Dispatch Richmond needs a land bank to fight blight 2017-11-11
OCWB Newsletter Fall 2017 2017-10-12
OCWB Newsletter Mid Fall 2017 2017-10-02
OCWB Newsletter Early Fall 2017 2017-09-20
OCWB Newsletter Late Summer 2017 2017-08-30
OCWB Newsletter Mid Summer 2017 2017-07-25
OCWB Video

Maggie L. Walker Monument Unveiling, July 15, 2017

2017-07-17
Richmond Times-Dispatch At last, the Maggie Walker statue offers a monument all
Richmonders can be proud of
2017-07-17
Richmond Times-Dispatch Maggie Walker statue unveiled on Saturday July 15, 2017 2017-07-15
Richmond VA City News Blog City's Public Art Commission to unveil monument honoring
Maggie L. Walker
2017-07-15
Richmond Free Press Maggie Walker’s descendants ready to embrace statue, history 2017-07-14
Richmond Times-Dispatch A memorial worthy of Maggie L. Walker's legacy 2017-07-13
OCWB Newsletter Summer 2017 2017-07-12
Richmond VA City News Blog City's Office of Community Wealth Building to Receive $1.9 Million Grant 2017-06-29
ABC-8 Richmond Community Wealth Building office helping Richmonders find jobs 2017-06-25
WRIC-8 Video Community Wealth Building office helping Richmonders find jobs 2017-06-25
OCWB Newsletter Early Summer 2017 2017-06-06
Richmond Times-Dispatch Property in Richmond's Church Hill becomes site for area's first
community land trust for workforce housing
2017-06-01
OCWB Video

OCWB Community Conversation - 25th Street and
9 Mile Road Development

2017-05-24
OCWB Newsletter Spring 2017 2017-04-28
OCWB Video

Office of Community Wealth Building Visits NYC

2017-04-27
OCWB Video

The Public Supports The Office of Community Wealth Building

2017-04-25
Richmond Times-Dispatch Calls to increase funding for police, fire and anti-poverty effort
dominate Richmond public hearing on budget
2017-04-24
Richmond Times-Dispatch How a 13-year-old crack dealer grew up to become the biggest
advocate for Richmond's anti-poverty effort
2017-04-21
OCWB Video

Moving Forward Together for a Thriving RVA

2017-04-19
Richmond VA City News Blog Community Conversation and Updates Meeting Announcement 2017-04-12
OCWB Video

Listening Hours with Dr. Thad Williamson's Class from the
University of Richmond

2017-04-11
OCWB Video

Self Care Network Focus Meeting Invitation, April 5, 2017,
9:30 a.m., Conrad Center, 1400 Oliver Hill Way

2017-04-04
OCWB Video

Legal Matters Network Focus Meeting Invitation, March 31, 2017,
2:00 p.m., Conrad Center, 1400 Oliver Hill Way

2017-03-29
Richmond Times-Dispatch Poverty fight needs regional approach 2017-03-13
Richmond Times-Dispatch Poverty growth in Richmond suburbs continues to outpace city's 2017-03-10
Comcast Video Breaking Down Barriers 2017-03-02
OCWB Report Community Engagement 2017-02-27
OCWB Report Mayor’s Annual Report on Poverty Reduction (for 2016) 2017-02-27
OCWB Report Community Wealth Building in Richmond 2017-02-27
Richmond VA City News Blog Annual Report on Poverty Reduction and Community Wealth
Building Initiatives
2017-02-27
Richmond Times-Dispatch With three new policy advisers, Stoney reorganizes Richmond
Mayor's office
2017-01-29
Richmond VA City News Blog Mayor Levar M. Stoney names Dr. Thad Williamson as
Senior Policy Advisor for Opportunity
2017-01-19
OCWB Video

Documentary: Pathways To Self Sufficiency (Trailer 1)

2017-01-03
OCWB Video

Housing and Finance Network Meeting Invitation, December 21, 2016,
2:00 p.m., Conrad Center, 1400 Oliver Hill Way

2016-12-17
OCWB Video

Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building breaks down silos and
builds in sustainability - The Aspen Institute

2016-12-16
Richmond Times-Dispatch 2016 RTD Person of the Year honoree: Reggie Gordon, director of the
Richmond Department of Community Wealth Building
2016-12-12
OCWB Video

Transportation Network Meeting Invitation, December 6, 2016,
3:30 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, 1205 W. Franklin St.

2016-11-29
Richmond Times-Dispatch RVA by the numbers: a community of progress and poverty 2016-11-19
OCWB Art Contest Logo Contest Flyer 2016-11-18
Richmond Times-Dispatch Report: Poverty increasing faster in Richmond's suburbs than
in the city itself
2016-11-14
OCWB Video

Education Network Meeting Invitation, November 15, 2016,
2:00 p.m., Conrad Center, 1400 Oliver Hill Way

2016-11-11
OCWB Video

Jobs/Income Focus Area Meeting Invitation, October 18, 2016,
10:00 a.m., Conrad Center, 1400 Oliver Hill Way

2016-10-17
CBS-6 Richmond Richmond to hold virtual town hall meeting to reduce city poverty 2016-09-22
OCWB Meeting Virtual Town Hall Meeting 2016-09-22
ABC-8 Richmond Richmond to hold virtual town hall meeting on poverty 2016-09-21
NBC-12 Richmond Viewpoint Experts Warn That Black Homeownership Is Endangered As
Primary Wealth Building Tool
2016-09-20
ABC-8 Richmond Richmond's poverty rate is second-highest in Virginia 2016-09-15
Richmond Times-Dispatch It takes communities to achieve justice 2016-08-13
Richmond Times-Dispatch Richmond could turn to land trust to help create affordable housing 2016-07-24
OCWB Report Social Enterprise Report 2016-06-16
Richmond Free Press Gordon to be among highest paid city officials 2016-05-26
OCWB Video

Center for Workforce Innovation How to get Hired with
Stone Brewing Co.

2016-05-25
Richmond VA City News Blog City of Richmond Recognized as 2016 Playful City USA 2016-05-19
Richmond VA City News Blog Reginald E. Gordon Named Director of the Office of Community
Wealth Building
2016-05-18
Richmond Free Press Richmond Red Cross CEO tapped to head city's anti-poverty
department
2016-05-18
Richmond VA City News Blog Reinvestment Fund and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation name
City of Richmond one of 50 Invest Health Cities
2016-05-17
Richmond VA City News Blog Zoning Application Made for New Grocery Store in East End Food Desert 2016-05-17
Richmond VA City News Blog City's Office of Minority Business Development Convenes
Empowerment 2016 Forum
2016-05-13
OCWB Newsletter Spring 2016 2016-05-01
Richmond Free Press City’s anti-poverty office losing director 2016-04-08
OCWB Report Year One Annual Report (for 2015) 2016-04-01
OCWB Video

NBC 12 Viewpoint: Community Wealth Building in Richmond

2016-04-01
NBC-12 Richmond Viewpoint Community Wealth Building in Richmond 2016-04-01
OCWB Video

Mayor Jones Discusses Community Wealth Building at ChamberRVA

2016-03-30
Richmond Times-Dispatch Forum tackles growth of poverty in Chesterfield, Henrico 2016-03-22
Richmond VA City News Blog Mayor Jones Presentation to City Council on the Office of Community
Wealth Building
2016-02-23
Richmond Times-Dispatch Getting people out of poverty, into the work force is focus of state
budget proposal
2016-02-14
Richmond VA City News Blog Community Wealth Building Presentation to Richmond City Council 2016-02-22
Richmond VA City News Blog The Richmond Affordable Housing Trust Fund Application
deadline is January 21
2016-01-08
Richmond VA Legislation Registry Community Wealth Building Department Establishment Ordinance 2015-12-14
Richmond Times-Dispatch RVA Future Centers open in city's five high schools 2015-12-13
Richmond VA City News Blog City Partnership Highlights Poverty Reduction Initiative in Richmond
Public Schools
2015-12-10
Richmond VA City News Blog City Accepting Applications for 2016 Affordable Housing Trust Fund 2015-12-08
Richmond VA City News Blog RVA Reads - Committed to Improving Childhood Literacy 2015-11-16
Richmond Magazine More Than Shelter 2015-10-25
Style Weekly Community Wealth Building Is Time Well Spent 2015-10-20
OCWB Newsletter Back to School Edition 2015 (Fall) 2015-09-01
Virginia Commonwealth University Strengthening Early Childhood Programming in Richmond 2015-07-23
OCWB Newsletter Summer 2015 2015-07-01
OCWB Video

Mayor Jones and the Office of Community Wealth Building Launching
RVA Future

2015-06-25
OCWB Newsletter Community Wealth Building Summit - Event Registration 2015-06-25
OCWB Video

Office of Community Wealth Building Year End Report

2015-06-25
Richmond VA City News Blog City Announces $300.000 Grant from Kellogg Foundation 2015-06-24
Richmond VA City News Blog Mayor Jones Invites Public to Summit on Community Wealth Building 2015-06-09
Richmond Public Schools RVA Future Centers: Preparing for the future 2015-05-01
OCWB Newsletter Late Spring 2015 2015-05-01
Harvard Kennedy School Putting ideas into action 2015-04-15
The Nation Is The Former Capital of the Confederacy Finally Ready to Confront
Its Poverty-and Its Past?
2015-03-31
Cities of Promise Finishing Big More Important Than Starting Big 2015-03-25
Style Weekly Hope and a Promise 2015-03-24
Thurston Asset Building Coalition What Is Community Wealth Building? 2015-03-20
OCWB Newsletter Early Spring 2015 2015-03-01
OCWB Newsletter Late Winter 2015 2015-01-01
Veris Wealth Partners What Is Community Wealth Building / Why Is It So Important? 2014-12-06
The Washington Post Can concentrated wealth relieve concentrated poverty? 2014-11-07
OCWB Newsletter Winter 2014 2014-11-01
Balle | Be a Localist Does Richmond, VA Show the Future of Community Wealth Building? 2014-09-10
Rooflines Does Richmond Show the Future of Community Wealth Building? 2014-09-10
The Washington Post Richmond: The legacy of poverty; The Former Capital of the
Confederacy's all-out plan to fight poverty - and confront its past
2014-09-02
Richmond Magazine Anti-Poverty Push 2014-08-11
Richmond Magazine Jones Lobbies School Board on Anti-Poverty Initiatives 2014-07-15
Richmond Va City News Blog Mayor Jones to Discuss Anti-Poverty Initiative With Richmond School Board 2014-07-11
Richmond Va City News Blog Workforce Development and Social Enterprise Announcement 2014-06-24
Richmond Va City News Blog Mayor Encourages Youth to Read on Summer Learning Day 2014-06-19
University of Richmond The man driving the city's anti-poverty initiatives 2014-06-08
RVA News Thad Williamson: The man driving the city's anti-poverty inititives 2014-06-03
Style Weekly Theory Test 2014-04-22
Next City Don't Call It Anti-Poverty: New Richmond Office Looks to Build
"Community Wealth"
2014-04-18
CBS-5 Phoenix Mayor announces new head of Office of Community Wealth Building 2014-04-15
Richmond Va City News Blog Jones Advances Anti-Poverty Efforts 2014-04-15
CBS-46 Atlanta Mayor announces new head of Office of Community Wealth Building 2014-04-15
NBC-12 Richmond Mayor announces new head of Office of Community Wealth Building 2014-04-15
Richmond Times-Dispatch Mayor names UR professor to anti-poverty post 2014-04-15
Style Weekly Dwight Jones' anti-poverty task force asks the mayor to follow his heart 2014-04-04
Community-Wealth.org Community Wealth Cities: Richmond, Virginia 2014-03-07
Richmond Times-Dispatch Growing wealth by growing community 2013-12-16
CBS-6 Richmond Looking for a job? New center aims to help 2013-11-19
The New York Times Richmond Awaits a Bold Antipoverty Plan 2013-10-14
Richmond Va City News Blog Maggie L. Walker Inititive for Expanding Opportunity and Fighting Poverty 2013-09-30
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