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Phone: 804-515-7950
5511 Staples Mill Road
Suite 202

Richmond
Virginia 23228
USA
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Programs: Inclusive Communities programs include:

ALLIES INSTITUTE
Four-day retreat for college students to foster inclusion on campus

BREAK THE CYCLE: BE THE CHANGE
Assembly program on roots of prejudice for middle schools, high schools, and colleges

CUSTOMIZED PROGRAMS
Workshops and consultation tailored to particular needs of sponsoring institution

DIVERSITY DIALOGUE DAY
One-day forum for high school student leaders

EDUCATIONAL EQUITY INITIATIVE
Educator professional development to reduce racial and socio-economic achievement gap

HAROLD M. MARSH, SR. CONNECTIONS INSTITUTE
Five-day retreat for high school students from across Virginia

INCLUSIVE WORKPLACES INITIATIVE
Professional development for businesses and non-profits

PREJUDICE AWARENESS SUMMIT
One-day forum for middle school student leaders

PROJECT INCLUSION
Retreat for high school students from one school/district

PUSHED: EXPLORATIONS INTO BULLYING
Assembly program focused on bullying for middle/high schools

Mission:
The Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities works with schools, businesses, and communities to achieve success through inclusion.
Results:
During a recent 6-year period, the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities increased the number of programs and events delivered annually by over 370%.

VCIC's program work has received a number of awards and recognitions:

- Named a "Top-Rated Nonprofit" by GreatNonprofits.org (2013 & 2012)

- Received the Pacesetter Award for Excellence from Partnership for the Future (2013)

- Received the Interfaith Council of Greater Richmond's Clergy & Community Organization Award for promoting interfaith harmony (2013)

- Commended in House Joint Resolution No. 790 by the Virginia General Assembly (2013)

- Received the Vivian C. Mason Award from the Urban League of Hampton Roads (2012)

- VCIC's Project Inclusion named "The best program we have seen in the nation for sowing the seeds of non-violence, inclusiveness and understanding in a high school population" in No COLORS: 100 Ways to Stop Gangs from Taking Away Our Communities (2012)

- VCIC's Educational Equity Initiative featured in a National Women's Law Center webinar, "Spotlight on Bullying & Harassment: The Law and One School's Response" (2012)

- Named a Richmond History Maker by the Valentine Richmond
History Center for "Improving Social Justice" (2011)

- Received the GuideStar Exchange Seal for organizational commitment to transparency (2011)

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09/19/13
The VCIC is a unique organization in that we work to bring about real change and not just grab headlines for our glory. Although we do address issues taking place in our communities, our focus is on reaching the people involved and helping them understand the underlying problems through dialog and ... more »
05/17/13
I am so impressed with the leadership of this organization. I have witnessed their dedication and hard work. I am just so happy that a successful organization like this exists to improve the culture inside our schools while the school administrators focus on the academics... more »
05/02/13
It was a great gift to see the impact that VCIC's Project Inclusion had on our older daughter when she participated in the program through Lynchburg City Schools. Her experience empowered her to become more involved in student groups working for greater tolerance and inclusivity within the school ... more »
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