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East End health and wellness center welcomes five community ambassadors

The ambassador program convenes East End residents with diverse backgrounds, lived experiences and perspectives to serve as liaisons between the VCU Health Hub at 25th and the greater East End community.

VCU Health Hub at 25th awards health equity community microgrants to 12 Richmond East End organizations

The Health Equity Community Microgrants Initiative was developed to provide capacity-building funding for grassroots, community-based organizations located in the East End to create new and/or enhance existing programming to address community-identified needs and social determinants of health impacting residents of the East End.

VCU Mary and Frances Youth Center’s Lobs & Lessons program inducted into the Richmond Tennis Association Hall of Fame

Lobs & Lessons is a youth enrichment program that strengthens life skills, promotes academics and creates a path to higher education through the sport of tennis.