VICPP to host advocacy forum this Saturday
11/29/2018, 6 a.m.
The Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy is hosting a free forum to help empower people to address a range of critical issues facing the community, including health care, criminal justice reform, wage theft, eviction reduction, and to help community advocates prepare for the 2019 Virginia General Assembly session.
Representatives from a variety of organizations will present information at the event Saturday, Dec. 1, at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, 1720 Mechanicsville Turnpike.
Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., with speakers starting at 10 a.m. Lunch will be provided.
Among the organizations presenting are RIHD, or Resource Information Help for the Disadvantaged, on criminal justice reform; RISE, or RISE for Youth, on community alternatives to youth incarceration; and VPLC, or the Virginia Poverty Law Center, on civil legal matters and low-income Virginians.
The event is co-sponsored by Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church.
Details: Amanda Silcox at Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy, Amanda@virginiainterfaithcenter.org, or Rev. Rodney Hunter, (804) 502-2335.