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Who Are We?

Us Giving Richmond Connections (UGRC)

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About

The mission of UGRC is to improve the health and well-being of Black LGBTQ communities of greater Richmond.

 

We formed as a group of dedicated Black LGBTQ community leaders who saw the need for a coming together of LGBTQ persons of color. 

Programs

Our Programs

UGRC believes in celebrating diversity, promoting inclusion, and fostering healthy communities through our actions.

Explore our catalog of programs that serve to enrich the LGBTQ+ Community.

Our programs include UGRC's premier program,  
BLACK PRIDE RVA and our annual COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR , both of which aim to bring people together, uplift marginalized voices, and encourage physical and mental well-being.

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Need lodging for Black Pride RVA ' 24?

Join us in celebrating Black Pride RVA week! We've partnered with select hotels to offer exclusive rates for your stay. Click the link to discover our partner hotels and book your accommodations today!

Upcoming Events

  • Kick Off Party @ Godfreys!
    Kick Off Party @ Godfreys!
    Thu, Jul 18
    Godfrey's
    Jul 18, 2024, 9:00 PM – Jul 19, 2024, 2:00 AM
    Godfrey's, 308 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219, USA
    Kick off Black Pride RVA with us on July 18th @ Godfreys! **Pay at the door only**
  • 7th Annual Community Root Awards
    7th Annual Community Root Awards
    Fri, Jul 19
    Diversity Richmond
    Jul 19, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Diversity Richmond, 1407 Sherwood Ave, Richmond, VA 23220, USA
    The 7th annual Community Root Awards celebrate the achievements and contributions of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) and LGBTQ+ individuals in our community.
  • The Day of Purpose Festival
    The Day of Purpose Festival
    Sat, Jul 20
    Richmond Convention Center
    Jul 20, 2024, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Richmond Convention Center, 403 N 3rd St, Richmond, VA 23219, USA
    Come join us for a day filled with celebration, empowerment, and unity at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. The Day of Purpose Festival is a vibrant event that highlights the beauty and strength of the BIPOC LGBTQIA+ community. Enjoy live music, dance performances, art displays, and products f
  • The 3rd Annual: Blacktopia Ball
    The 3rd Annual: Blacktopia Ball
    Sat, Jul 20
    Diversity Richmond
    Jul 20, 2024, 5:00 PM
    Diversity Richmond, 1407 Sherwood Ave, Richmond, VA 23220, USA
    The Category is Black Excellence.
  • Black Pride RVA Block Party
    Black Pride RVA Block Party
    Sun, Jul 21
    Richmond Triangle Players
    Jul 21, 2024, 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Richmond Triangle Players, 1300 Altamont Ave, Richmond, VA 23230, USA
    Get ready to dance in the street at our Black Pride RVA Block Party, a celebration of Black joy, resilience, and community.
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