Personality: Jamar Jones

“We can learn from our ancestors that it is possible to blaze our trail in order to improve the lives of our descendants because they will be a direct reflection of what we accomplish in our lives.”

Personality: Morris Roberson

We are all one community. Law enforcement is just one of the many professions found among the people in our community.

Personality: Diane E. Woodruff

Music is the great equalizer and it touches the whole child.

Personality: Rhonda L. Sneed

Rhonda Lynn Sneed remembers how shocked she was to see people sleeping in the doorways of retail stores on Broad Street after she moved to Richmond.

Personality: Rev. Tyler C. Millner Sr.

It is not enough to cite the dream if you are not going to live the dream. These are the words and belief of the Rev. Tyler C. Millner Sr., pastor of Morning Star Holy Church in Martinsville. He is ...

Personality: Lamont Bagby

Delegate Lamont Bagby takes his work seriously.

Personality: Pam Mines

Helping people in the special needs community is a labor of love for Pam Mines. “I am not the advocacy voice for the special needs community. I am simply a voice,” says the Chesterfield County resident.

Personality: Rabbi Gary Creditor

The Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy is the unique place where people of different faiths and backgrounds come together to work on issues of social justice.

Personality: Vinara L. Mosby

Endless possibilities and a spirit of giving drive the RVA Entrepreneurs. The organization was created in June by a handful of people in a variety of fields who are eager to share knowledge gleaned from a combined 100 years-plus of ...

Personality: Theo Suber Jones

The Delver Woman’s Club takes voting seriously. So seriously, in fact, that all members and prospects must be registered voters. “Voting is your civic duty,” says Theo Suber Jones, the new president of the organization whose motto is “Lifting As ...

Personality: Kathryn Wall

Kathryn Wall has always loved children. After meeting Nadine Marsh-Carter, CEO of the Children’s Home Society of Virginia, and being overwhelmed by some of the stories about youngsters that were shared, Ms. Wall was inspired to get involved. She is ...

Personality: Hassan Fountain Sr.

Hassan Fountain Sr. has a vision of placing children’s libraries in every subsidized housing community across Virginia, especially in Richmond, to increase literacy and help youths see a brighter future.

Personality: The Rev. Kevin L. Chandler

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”

Personality: Rodney A. Robinson

History, dedication, duty and fulfilling the dream of his mother paved the way for Rodney A. Robinson to become Richmond Public Schools 2018 Teacher of the Year.

Personality: Trina H. Lee

Richmond has been home to Trina H. Lee since 1986 when her family moved here when she was in high school. After graduating from Virginia Commonwealth University and moving away for several years, Richmond pulled her back with her husband, ...