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Q3 2020 Newsletter

Donate Letter from the Executive Director Dear Friends: It’s incredible all that we’ve had to endure in 2020. When we think things are getting better, something else seems to dampen our spirits. As I lean into optimism, hope, and our collective resilience, I trust that we will get through these times. However, we must do …

Executive Director Msg: Moving Beyond Solidarity

Solidarity Is More Than Words. It’s Action. It is extremely exhausting to watch and experience the continuous police brutality, racial profiling, and just pure hatred against Black folks. I must admit I am cynical about the pledges of solidarity and calls for justice when what is necessary at this moment is transforming personal bias, prejudice, …

Q3 2019 Newsletter

View this email in your browser Para Leer en Español Support Richmond Families, Donate! Letter from the Executive Director Dear Friends:  When you hear the words “strategic planning,” what comes to mind?  Do you think exciting, uncertain, a path forward, laborious?  BBK  is very proud to have completed a strategic plan that will guide our …

Q2 2020 Newsletter

*|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* Para Leer en Español Donate Letter from the Executive Director Dear Friends:  In the midst of COVID-19 a first-time experience for all of us and the continued racial brutality against Black people, I recognize that if we are to realize transformation in our lifetimes, there is no going back to normal. The pre-pandemic realities …

A Need for Health and Wellness Sanctuary Groups

For the last four years, Building Blocks for Kids (BBK) has hosted two very special groups of women: Latina Sanctuary and African American Women’s Sanctuary. We implemented this support group model after learning from Richmond mothers that they yearned for a safe space; where they can recount the pains and struggles of being a mother …

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