P.O. Box 25643 | Richmond VA 23260 (804) 317-8569 info@communityofcaringrva.org

Welcome to Community of Caring, Richmond

Character.org awards four Richmond City elementary schools
for Promising Practices in Character Education!


As part of its annual program showcasing innovative best practices in character education, Character.org has recognized Chimborazo, Fairfield Court, George Mason, and Woodville elementary schools for winning practices in character development. The four schools were among 300 districts, schools and youth-serving organizations from the United States, China and Mexico to receive the 2017 Promising Practices Award. | Read the press release


“Building Brighter Futures for Our Youth”


Community of Caring is the program that caring schools select. The Community of Caring program is an evidence-based, nationally -recognized character education program in over 1,400 schools nation- wide and in Canada. Community of Caring is a research-based program with proven results and has been designated as a “promising program” by the Department of Education and a “select program” by the Center for Advancement of Social and Emotional Learning.


“In Community of Caring, we believe the quality of caring we give to our parents, to our brothers and sisters, to our families, to our friends and neighbors, and to the poor and the powerless endows a life, a community with respect, hope and happiness.”

Eunice Kennedy Shriver. Founder