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Submit your ideas about how to help make RVA the healthiest community in America by 2033!

Submitted by | AMF Bakery Systems

Invest Your Time in STEM


Get involved in STEM programs through local schools. Consider hosting informational hiring sessions at technical colleges to provide students with pathways to good-paying local jobs....
Submitted by | AMF Bakery Systems

Green Gifts


For Earth Day AMF Bakery Systems’ Sherbrooke, Canada office gifted every teammate a baby tree to plant around their neighborhood....
Submitted by | AMF Bakery Systems

Corporate Gardens


AMF implemented community garden beds on site for teammates to plant and cultivate vegetables. Employees maintain the beds, watering them from rain barrels that were installed for recycling rainwater. Employees...
Submitted by | Will Melton

Conduct a Study on Crime and Housing Status


Society pays a high price for public safety relative to public housing. What if shifting more funding to housing reduced crime and therefor the need to spend on enforcement? It...
Submitted by | Julius
Henrico

Bonding


I feel every community must build a strong and healthy cultural bond with each other regardless of ethical background !!!!...
Submitted by | Monica
Henrico

Wellness


We will only be healthy as a community if we are a mentally healthy community!!...
Submitted by | Jones
Chesterfield

Rooftop forest


We could construct more buildings that could have trees, plants, or greenhouses with them....
Submitted by | Emily
Chesterfield

Better Together


Listen to understand people who may have different ideas than you!...
Submitted by | Ilana
Chesterfield

Someone who listens


Having someone, that one person that listen to us without judgement, let’s us express ourselves freely without shutting us down or saying we’re overreacting...
Submitted by | Sanara
Chesterfield

Mental Health


Adults should try to listen first and not project their opinions on teenagers’ feelings. Try to understand them more and not disregard them....
Submitted by | Tara
Chesterfield

Monthly Get Togetherness


Having monthly get together could help get the community more unified...
Submitted by | Luke
Henrico

Community day


Have the community come together for a day and raise money for the community...
Submitted by | Destiny
Henrico

Greening Our Community


Plant more tree and plants in local areas...
Submitted by | Leah
Henrico

Green thumbs


Create greenhouses or planting more around the community...
Submitted by | Matthew
Chesterfield

Less pressure


let students feel free and not as pressured to preform well on tests and exams...
Submitted by | Joelle
Chesterfield

Let’s Grow


Putting random gardens in different parts of the city...
Submitted by | Franklin Geho

RVA Web Portal


Build an America's Healthiest City web portal where users could create an avatar of themselves living in a "Sim-like" version of Richmond. Members would fill out a profile, set goals,...
Submitted by | Kerstin

Syncing Traffic Lights


The city and counties could sync the traffic lights better on long streets (e.g. Broad, Staples Mill, Patterson), so that when going the given speed limit less stopping and waiting...
Submitted by | Will Melton

4-Day Workweek Regional Pilot


With the recurring success of 4-day workweek pilots locally and around the globe, Richmond should conduct its own regional pilot, recruiting area businesses to participate in a 6-month trial and...
Submitted by | Will Melton

RVA Council of Treasurers


Create an assembly of Richmond region nonprofit and not-for-profit treasurers to share ideas, lessons and best practices. With sustained participation and input, we can become a stronger, more aligned, and...
Submitted by | AMF Bakery Systems

Adopt-A-Street


Adopt a street to provide a regular cadence of trash cleanup events around your business/neighborhood. To learn more or apply for Richmond’s Adopt-a-Spot program, visit the Clean City Commission website:...
Submitted by | AMF Bakery Systems

Invest Your Time in STEM


Get involved in STEM programs through local schools. Consider hosting informational hiring sessions at technical colleges to provide students with pathways to good-paying local jobs....
Submitted by | AMF Bakery Systems

Green Gifts


For Earth Day AMF Bakery Systems’ Sherbrooke, Canada office gifted every teammate a baby tree to plant around their neighborhood....
Submitted by | AMF Bakery Systems

Corporate Gardens


AMF implemented community garden beds on site for teammates to plant and cultivate vegetables. Employees maintain the beds, watering them from rain barrels that were installed for recycling rainwater. Employees...
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