Personality: Sylvia Clute

When former trial attorney Sylvia Clute read the book “A Course in Miracles” in 1987, her concept of justice shifted.

Personality: Alycia Wright

Alycia and Steven Wright began homeschooling their children about a decade ago. While their two eldest daughters attended Richmond Montessori School — Alexandra until the fourth grade and Jordan for kindergarten — their younger daughters, Kennedy and Stevie, have always ...

Personality: Angela Kelly-Wiecek

It’s easy to tell Angela Kelly- Wiecek loves the Richmond region. The Hanover County resident was born in Petersburg and lived for a time in Chesterfield as a teen. She also has served as the Chickahominy District Representative on the ...

Personality: Nicole Unice

The Rev. Nicole Unice says the best thing her parents ever taught her was that life is a great adventure.

Personality: Joi Dean

Joi Dean believes she has been given much in her life and working with Partnership for the Future (PFF) is a way for her to give back.

Personality: Mitchell Haddon

About a decade ago, Mitchell Haddon met Robin Robertson Starr, who then was CEO of the Richmond SPCA. Because of Mr. Haddon’s experience in construction, Ms. Starr had questions about a veterinary hospital that the nonprofit SPCA was considering building. ...

Personality: Raven Bates

Raven Bates, the board president of the Richmond-based nonprofit Art on Wheels, says the best thing her parents Robert and Tracey Wilkinson ever taught her was not to fear being different or independent.

Personality: Jessica B. Brooks

Four years ago, Jessica B. Brooks joined the board of the Peter Paul Development Center after hearing her husband speak of the East End facility’s positive impact during his youth.

Personality: Tiya Williams

Tiya Williams, a board member of Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity since 2015 and the outgoing board chair, knows from personal experience the life-changing effect the nonprofit can have on people’s lives.

Personality: Robert Sneed

Lifelong Richmonder Robert Sneed is constantly in pursuit of the present.

Personality: Beth Furgurson

Several years ago, Beth Furgurson began paying closer attention to what she and her family were eating when she was experiencing some health issues. She started visiting farmers’ markets, learned about local foods, volunteered at a farm and began working ...

Personality: Joye B. Moore

Joye B. Moore’s recipe for sweet potato pie was handed down from the women in her family going back to her great-great-great grandmother, Susan Mae Howell.

Personality: Kristin DuMont

Kristin DuMont became involved with Richmond Moms Demand Action, a local volunteer group committed to ending gun violence in the community, in 2017. She says the work of reaching out to local and state officials did not come naturally to ...

Personality: Larry Williams

An end of college trip in 2014 with a former partner brought Larry Williams to Richmond, but the Black Pride community he found here made him stay.

Personality: Richard Allen Jackson Sr.

Richard Allen Jackson Sr., M.D. describes himself as compassionate, caring and supportive. The decision to be the honorary chair for the 12th Annual Jazz Inside Out, along with his wife, Eucharia “Ukay” Jackson, fits right in with those ideals.