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COVID-19 Updates Elective Medical Procedures Can ResumeGovernor Ralph Northam announced that hospitals and dentists will be allowed to resume non-emergency procedures as of midnight Thursday, April 30. In March, elective medical procedures were banned under Public Health Order Number 2, signed by Governor Northam and State Health Commissioner M. Norman Oliver. This was done to preserve...
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Census Jobs: Deadline Extended With so many businesses closed and events canceled, it has been challenging to let community members know that the 2020 Census has extended the deadline for Richmond City residents to apply for part-time, temporary jobs with flexible schedules. These are well-paid positions—$24 per hour for Richmond residents. They need more applicants...
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Highlights: 2020 Census Have you been COUNTED yet? Your community is counting on you to fill out the 2020 Census questionnaire to ensure an equitable Virginia #forallofus.  Remember, there are 3 ways to fill out your Census questionnaire this year:  Fill out your questionnaire online here: https://www.my2020Census.gov,Fill out your questionnaire via phone by calling the Census Bureau...
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Happy Women’s History Month This excellent blog from the YWCA not only details how the fight for the 19th Amendment made our country stronger overall, but how the women’s suffrage movement had to work hard to ensure it was truly working toward the goal of a more inclusive democracy. This meant adding the voices and...
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  Highlights: Happy Black History Month from the Virginia Civic Engagement Table. Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of Blacks in U.S. history. The month grew out of “Negro History Week,” the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. Woodson. Other countries...
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