Recent Articles by

Carolyn Dillard

September 10, 2013
Teresa A. Sullivan will be the keynoter at the organization’s annual Freedom Fund Banquet.
July 16, 2012
University of Virginia nurses and doctors will be on hand July 28 at Charlottesville's Booker T. Washington Park for the annual Community Health Fair.
January 13, 2012
January 13, 2012 — The opening speaker for the 27th Annual Martin Luther King Community Celebration on Sunday will be local community leader Holly Edwards. She will take the place of former U.S. Rep. Kweisi Mfume, who is unable to attend.
August 04, 2011
Nearly 90 volunteers from the University of Virginia, Martha Jefferson Hospital and other community agencies braved a hot and humid day to provide health screenings and information Saturday at the fourth Charlottesville Community Health Fair.
July 19, 2011
July 19, 2011 — The Charlottesville Community Health Fair will offer free health screenings and other information on July 30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Booker T. Washington Park on Preston Avenue in Charlottesville.
March 31, 2011
March 31, 2011 — A community of African-Americans who lived near the Grounds of the University of Virginia in the 19th and early 20th centuries will be remembered during "Celebrating Catherine Foster and the Canada Neighborhood" on April 8 from 5 to 7 p.m.
January 12, 2011
"We must maintain faith in the future." The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.                     from his1963 speech at U.Va.'s Ol;d Cabell Hall
December 16, 2010
"We must maintain faith in the future."-- The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.                     from his speech at the University in 1963
November 18, 2010
November 18, 2010 — Julian Bond was among the first protesters "sitting in" at whites-only lunch counters when he was a college student in the early 1960s. Nearly a half-century later, Bond has become the guest of honor at special dinners at the University of Virginia.
November 12, 2010
November 12, 2010 — The University of Virginia's Office for Diversity and Equity is accepting nominations for the 2011 John T. Casteen III Diversity-Equity-Inclusion Award. The deadline has been extended until Feb. 15.