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Virginia Farmers Market Programs Work To Expand Access To Fresh Produce

At farmers markets throughout Virginia, many residents use the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP to pay for fresh fruits and vegetables. Some markets offer incentives, like two for one. But earlier this summer - a problem with the vendor processing SNAP payments put this service at risk. WCVE Interns Mara Guyer and Kate Seltzer have more for Virginia Currents.


Exhibit Documents Charlottesville Protests, Aims To Inspire Action Against Hate

The Virginia Holocaust Museum opened an exhibit documenting the Unite the Right Rally and counter protest  in Charlottesville last year. The museum and curator hope the exhibit, There’s Just Us, sparks conversations on standing up to bigotry and racism. WCVE’s Evie King has more.


New Virginia Majority Marches for Police Transparency

The grassroots group New Virginia Majority held a walk in Richmond last night (8/6) to call attention to police practices and prompt transparency.

About 100 people marched from the south end of the Mayo bridge to the Lumpkin’s site in Shockoe Bottom, calling for the Richmond Police Department to release data requested by the Legal Aid Justice Center through a Freedom of Information Act request

. New Virginia Majority member Mark Jackson says community members are urging Mayor Levar Stoney to take action.