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VCU Project Gabriel hosts second round of community forums

All members of the public are invited to attend.

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The Virginia Commonwealth University Project Gabriel: President’s Special Commission on Slavery and Justice will hold its second round of in-person community forums on June 29 and July 11 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Preliminary recommendations will be presented, which have been derived from previous forums, for the public to provide further input to ensure their effective and impactful implementation.

Project Gabriel was established in spring 2023 in response to House Bill 1980 and the findings of the Dec. 17, 2022, report on Slavery and the Medical College of Virginia.

The forum is open to all members of the public and will be held at Fifth Baptist Church at 1415 W. Cary St. on June 29 and Second Baptist Church of South Richmond at 3300 Broad Rock Blvd. on July 11.

Registration is encouraged at Additional information on Project Gabriel can be found at