A lot of us are scared right now. Some of us don’t have the networks to vent these fears and concerns, but Diversity Richmond is hoping to offer a solution.
This Sunday, 11/13, from 4 – 6, Diversity Richmond (1407 Sherwood Ave, Richmond, VA 23220) will open its doors to LGBTQ and ally individuals who need to talk about what they are going through.
The two hour program will offer an oral history of organizing in Richmond followed by an opportunity to connect with activists and other community members in the hopes of finding out where to go from here.
Media is welcomed, but please note that reporters must remain outside. Diversity Richmond President Bill Harrison will be present to coordinate media and will connect reporters with spokespeople from the different groups who can address the issues.
The need for privacy is that much of what will happen is centered around creating a safe space for people to talk and be a part of community. Ministers and counselors will be present to meet with attendees.
For several years now, Diversity Richmond has been a leader in building bridges with the LGBT community and local law enforcement. Because of that, Diversity was invited to address the recent Chesterfield County Police Community breakfast. The event is held quarterly and includes a diverse collection of community leaders. Representatives from Muslim, African American, Hispanic, Asian organizations, along with elected leaders, [...]