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IT'S TIME TO RESPECT RICHMOND

Almost half a million people are victims of gun violence each year in the United States. Unfortunately, Richmond isn’t immune from that statistic.

Gang-related crime and gun violence are on the rise in Richmond, but it doesn’t have to be that way. You can do something about it!

Project Safe Neighborhoods is here in Richmond to help you take a stand and reclaim your neighborhood. Check out the resources and services available in your community.

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RVA LEAGUE FOR SAFER STREETS

Summer Season begins Monday, June 18!

 

Week 1 Schedule

Monday, June 18 | 7pm – 11pm | Southside Community Center

Tuesday, June 19 | 7pm – 11pm | Hotchkiss

Thursday, June 21 | 7pm – 11pm | Hotchkiss

Friday, June 22 | 7pm – 11pm | Martin Luther King (MLK) Middle School

 

RVA League for Safer Streets is a community basketball league and empowerment program in Richmond, VA created to connect former inmates with youth, young adults, and local law enforcement officers. The initiative was created in 2017 by two ex-offenders, Jawad Abdu and Paul Taylor, as a way to offer positive life lessons to at-risk youth, teach non-violence, and build unity between communities.

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VIDEOS

Check out the videos we are using to spread our message that “enough is enough” when it comes to gang crime and gun violence in Richmond.

EVENTS

If you want to make Richmond a safer place for everyone, get involved, attend an upcoming community event, and learn how you can help.
Event Name
Date
Location
Fitness Warrior Classes | FREE
Various times and locations
Richmond FBI Division 2nd Annual Youth Academy | Apply Now
Tuesday & Wednesday | July 17 & 18 | 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Richmond Field Office | 1970 E. Parham Rd., Richmond, VA 23228
Volunteers Needed! Summer Volunteer Opportunities
June 27, 2018 - August 17, 2018
Contact Rosemary Jones at rjones@peterpauldevcenter.org or call 804.780.1195
10th Annual Citywide Back To School Rally
Saturday | August 4, 2018 | 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Richmond Raceway | 600 E. Laburnum Ave., Richmond, VA 23222
Virginia Rules Camp for Middle School Children
Saturday | August 20-24, 2018 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Contact RPDCares@richmondgov.com for an application