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Monthly archive October, 2014

Another Successful Statewide Legal Aid Conference!

The staff at VPLC just returned from the Annual Statewide Legal Aid Conference in Portsmouth.  The conference, organized by VPLC’s … Read more

Williams: A New Children’s Hospital Must be Accessible to All

By Michael Paul Williams, Richmond Times-Dispatch

Here is yet another where-to-build-it debate that will speak to our region’s values. And … Read more

Celebrating Richmond’s Hunger-Free Schools

Last week, VPLC was honored to be a part of an event to celebrate hunger-free schools in Richmond.  Through the … Read more


On October 12, we closed out our second annual SNAP Challenge.  Participants tweeted, shared photos, and raised awareness of hunger … Read more

What You Should Know About Protective Orders in Virginia

* If you are a victim of domestic or sexual violence, please call the Virginia Family Violence and Sexual Assault … Read more

Study Finds Online Lenders are Often ‘Fraudulent and Abusive’

The Pew Charitable Trust released a new report, Fraud and Abuse Online: Harmful Practices in Internet Payday Lending yesterday.

Nothing in this … Read more