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How Can I Get Involved in RISC?

How to Sign Up:

1. Sign Up Here!

2. Talk with your congregation’s team leaders

3. Contact the RISC Office:, (804) 476-0889

4. Attend the RISC Research Kick-Off on November 19 


Bring 3+ People to the Nehemiah Action Assembly on Tuesday, April 30, 2019!

Join RISC's Research Kick-Off!

Join us on Monday, November 19 at Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church (1627 Monument Ave) to kick-off the research season! 
5:30pm Dinner & RISC Q&A - new to RISC or just want to grab dinner with fellow justice-seekers? Come early for fellowship & casual discussion.
6:30pm Research Kick-Off Begins!

Community Problems Assembly


Thanks to all who joined us on Monday, October 29 to vote on the next community problem we'll address together; hear exciting updates on our current work; build community with fellow justice-seekers!

For more photos from the Community Problems Assembly please visit

RISC August News - What's Next

What's Next for RISC?
House meetings to identify next community problem begin September 18!

RISC August News - Jobs

Since the launch of the healthcare jobs pipeline in June 2018, more than 50 job-seekers from Richmond's distressed neighborhoods have been hired into entry-level jobs at VCU Health! 

RISC August News - Education

RPS to Pilot Proven Reading Program

6 Month Update

Look at all we've accomplished together so far in 2018!

What's Next? Upcoming Events!

Sunday, July 29, 4pm and Thursday, August 9, 5:30pm

Rethinking Justice Workshop & RISC Team Leader Orientation

All are welcome! Learn why we are called to do justice & how RISC unites congregations to build power for justice in the Richmond region.

Register at


September 11-October 15

House Meetings

RISC Congregations & Leaders Catch the Vision!

Ebenezer Baptist Church and Bonay Kodesh brought over 100% of their average worship attendance together to do justice at the Nehemiah Action!


4 more congregations brought at least one third of their average worship attendance together to do justice at the Nehemiah Action:

Ginter Park Presbyterian Church—88%                

Bon Air Presbyterian Church—50%

Congregation Or Ami—40%

New Light Baptist Church—34%


RISC Members - We Own our Organization!

Our Goal: Raise $55,000 in 2018

Goal: All 314 RISC network members investing


Every network member is asked to consider investing $200 in our collective work—some invest more and some less.


Investing allows us to own our organization—RISC is 76% member-funded and sustainable because of our investments!



Thanks to all who invested so far!

$17,690 turned in by 81 investors!

$32,099 in total commitments!


Invest: PO Box 4931, Richmond, 23220 (please make checks to RISC)


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