Program for September 7
Calle 23, the 23rd Revitalization Initiative
Richmond Darlene Rios Drapkin has been managing Calle 23/23rd Street Revitalization, a comprehensive community-driven initiative to develop the economic potential of Richmond’s 23rd Street commercial corridor. Its objective is to make the commercial district more pedestrian friendly for its residents, build upon the sense of community and attract new shoppers. She’ll share successes to date and the challenges of this ambitious undertaking.