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Charlottesville Women In Tech celebrates 5th birthday

The sky’s the limit for Charlottesville Women in Tech, as the organization on Wednesday marked its fifth birthday with a celebration at Skybar. A crowd of more than 30 people gathered for refreshments and socializing. The organization offers resources, support and networking to women in the Charlottesville area who work in or are engaged in science, […]

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Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Challenge recognizes UVa’s Clark Hall

University of Virginia is taking action with its “Delta Force.”  The university has pledged to the Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Challenge, and the DOE on July 16 recognized UVa’s retrofitted Clark Hall. It’s the first of hundreds on buildings on Grounds that UVa plans to improve to reduce their carbon footprints.  The university also […]

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General Assembly adjourns early with commission to study proposed bills; legislators to reconvene in November

RICHMOND ⁠— In what amounted to a legislative standoff, Virginia’s General Assembly adjourned 90 minutes into a special legislative session to address gun violence. The proposed bills are now stalled until after the November general election and will be studied through the State Crime Commission.  Gov. Ralph Northam called for the special session in the […]

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Civilian Police Review Board + Lorenzo Dickerson on Maupintown Film Festival

On this session of WTJU’s Soundboard, Charlotte and Elliott discuss the article they published about the Charlottesville Police Civilian Review Board, how it was both prompted by the white supremacist rallies in 2017 and longer tensions and what victory looks like during the board’s first anniversary.

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Moving from me to we: Four scales of climate action

On Friday, June 10, 2019, Charlottesville Tomorrow hosted a Coffee Conversation, “Moving from Me to We: Four Scales of Climate Action,” in partnership with VMDO Architects, UVA Sustainability Program and Charlottesville Climate Collaborative.  Our speakers, Teri Kent (C3 Director of Programs and Communication), Jesse Warren (UVA Sustainability Program), and Michelle Amt (VMDO) discussed the attached […]

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Candidates reflect on primary campaigns

A crowd of over 50 gathered on the patio of Champion Brewing shortly after the primary election polls closed Tuesday. The skies were still blue, and results had yet to pour in for Virginia’s 57th District. The blue district, which represents Charlottesville and part of Albemarle County, had two women running in its Democratic primary. […]