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Mayor's Annual Report on Poverty Reduction

Annual Report on Poverty Reduction and Community Wealth Building Intiatives in the City of Richmond, Virginia
Transmitted to City Council and The Maggie L. Walker Citizens Advisory Board
by
Mayor Levar M. Stoney
February 27, 2017

Preface from Mayor Levar Stoney

Ordinance 2015-240 requires the Mayor of Richmond to file an annual report to City Council and make a presentation at a Council meeting prior to March 1st each year providing an update on the City’s progress in the implementation of the comprehensive poverty reduction strategy.The report must include evaluative metrics that are as consistent as possible from year to year, and must provide an account of the major activities of the Office of Community Wealth Building.By ordinance, the report also must carry the signature of the Mayor.
I am pleased to hereby transmit this report to City Council and the Maggie L. Walker Citizens Advisory Board. The attached document provides an update on the strategy and action plan, which is being led by t…