Past Events

Nudge for Northam: Legalize Marijuana Right

The current marijuana legislation sitting on Gov. Northam’s desk will delay justice for Black and Brown Virginians who have suffered decades of harm caused by the ruthless, racist War on Drugs. Simple possession of marijuana would continue to be illegal.

March 12, 2021 to
March 13, 2021

What's Ahead in 2021

As the balance of power continues to shift in Virginia, it’s important for us to stick together and work as a team to protect our civil rights and civil liberties.

February 4, 2021 to
February 5, 2021

Block The Vote: The Deliberate Suppression of the Black Vote

The Right to Vote coalition and the Richmond Public Library welcome you to Block The Vote: The Deliberate Suppression of the Black Vote. This exhibit traces the history of voter suppression and felony disenfranchisement in Virginia and throughout our nation.

October 19, 2020 to
February 1, 2021

Legalize Marijuana Right

Virginia is on the verge of legalizing marijuana. It’s important that lawmakers center racial justice and social equity as they debate the ins and outs of legislation to legalize marijuana in Virginia.

January 14, 2021 to
January 15, 2021

Suppressed 2020: The Fight to Vote

The Virginia Right to Vote Coalition and the Richmond Public Library are hosting a free screening/panel discussion at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct.

October 20, 2020 to
October 21, 2020