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November 10, 2017
The African-American Teaching Fellows hosted its seventh annual John E. Baker Legacy Dinner at Farmington Country Club on Friday, raising money for its scholarship program and honoring locals who have worked to promote equity and diversity. The group recruits teaching candidates of color from throughout Virginia and awards annual scholarships ...
December 10, 2016
Local leaders in diverse fields spoke about building community at a St. Anne’s-Belfield School symposium Saturday. The inaugural Greenway Symposium was organized by a group of St. Anne’s Upper School students inspired by TED talks that they watched and discussed together. The five speakers were invited for ...
April 21, 2015
The owner of Rebecca’s Natural Food is the latest candidate to announce a bid for the Albemarle Board of Supervisors. “We have such a wonderful combination of a rural countryside with a small-town friendliness with an urban dynamism,” said Norman Dill, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for the ...
April 21, 2014
Toan Nguyen, Co-Founder and CEO, C'ville Central What are you innovating on right now? At C'ville Central, we are building a company that can funnel some of the enormous economic wealth in the community to small women and minority-owned businesses in the Charlottesville area. C'ville Central is ...
August 04, 2013
Two Charlottesville businesses making baked goods and sauces are getting a boost from people lending them money from all over the world. Stevie G’s gluten-free bakery and The Happy Tomato both have received interest-free microfinance loans of $5,000 through Kiva, a nonprofit organization that provides microloans to budding ...
April 14, 2013
When the 2011 earthquake hit Louisa County, people in New York read about it on Twitter 30 seconds before they felt any of its tremors. This was one of many groundbreaking anecdotes local innovators shared Saturday during an afternoon of “Tom Talks” at the Tom Tom Founders Festival. “Today’s ...
March 14, 2013
A second candidate has officially announced plans to run for one of the Charlottesville Democratic Party’s two nominations to City Council. “I plan to bring intensity, passion, and dedication to City Council to continue to make this city of Charlottesville a great place,” said Wes Bellamy, who is involved ...
July 06, 2012
The Charlottesville City Council took up an important question at a work session on Thursday — what can local government do to encourage more employment to lift more people out of poverty? “It requires a community to foster the infrastructure needed for job creation,” said Ridge Schuyler, the co-author of a ...