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Free to Ride (documentary screening and discussion)

  • Second Baptist Church 5100 West Hundred Road Chester, VA, 23831 United States (map)

Free to Ride (documentary screening and discussion)

Richmond Hill, Hope in the Cities, and RVA Rapid Transit invite you to join in a faith-based viewing and discussion of the documentary “Free to Ride,” which examines the intersection of public transportation and civil rights in Dayton, Ohio. "Free to Ride" raises key issues about the important role public transportation plays in our communities so that all have access to what they need to thrive (see trailer here). For more info and RSVP, contact or see facebook event page here

Metro Richmond currently ranks in the bottom 10% of U.S. metro areas in terms of public transportation, despite the critical role transit plays in connecting people to jobs, job training, commerce, school, affordable housing, nutritious food, routine health care, worship, family, and friends. A broad-base of faith communities has been expressing the need and benefits of expanded public transit for our region. You can see Clergy Statement of Support here

Join us on October 17 for this screening and discussion of "Free to Ride" to learn as well about key ways to get involved in the movement for metro-wide transit. Your voice is essential!

"Raise up the foundations of many generations" 

- Isaiah 58:12