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Wading Through the Smoke

Wading Through the Smoke

Richmond Forward’s current project’s goal is to remove the barrier of failing school facilities, holding back at-opportunity students in Richmond. This edition of The Latest includes an update on a cigarette tax for school facility maintenance proposal.

Cigarettes and Equity

Cigarettes and Equity

Meals tax generates $150 million for school facilities and the fight is on to find the rest. Read about the upcoming debate over a cigarette tax and what it will take to achieve equity for Richmond students.