Community Engagement

The multicultural liaison supports, plans and attends community activities and events to share information and interact with residents. Festivals, job and health fairs, mobile consulates, celebrations and immigration events are some of the year-round activities the liaison attends. 

Some of the community groups the office interacts with include:

  • African Community Network of Greater Richmond
  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • Asian American Society of Central Virginia
  • Chesterfield Communities in Schools
  • Filipino American Association of Central Virginia
  • Merchants Club of Virginia
  • School Equity Committee
  • Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities
  • Virginia Coalition for Immigrant Rights
  • Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy
  • Virginia Latina Advocacy Network
  • Virginia Latino Advisory Board

Community Events, Festivals and Fairs

There are several multicultural events in the metro area for each member of the family.

  • Visit Richmond Events - View events in the Greater Richmond region. 
  • SPICE Cultural Festival - The Sharing Practices of International Cultures through Engagement (SPICE) Cultural Festival is a free community event celebrating diversity and multiculturalism through the arts! For festival inquiries, contact [email protected].

SPICE Cultural Festival