Advocacy

Todd supports and serves these organizations whose missions resonated with him. Learn more about the organizations Todd is involved in below.

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afrikana independent film festival

Afrikana is an independent film festival that showcases cinematic works from emerging and established filmmakers throughout the African diaspora.

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better housing coalition

The Better Housing Coalition changes lives and transforms communities through high-quality, affordable housing. Since 1988, they have constructed and rehabilitated more than 1,400 high quality, affordable apartments for families and seniors and 160 single-family homes in the Greater Richmond region.

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church hill activities & tutoring

CHAT is a system of integrated programs that empower aspiring youth to break the cycles of poverty and reach for their goals.

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codeva

CodeVA is a computer science education non-profit organization. Partnered with schools & parents to bring computer science education to all of Virginia's students.

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hill topper 5k

Annual race benefiting The Robinson Theater. The race will take you through the beautiful neighborhood and parks of Church Hill then end right in the middle of the Church Hill Irish Festival where you can enjoy live bands, great food, and beer!

 

THE NEXT MOVE PROGRAM

The Next Move Program partners with businesses to create guided internship experiences for young adults with disabilities. Our organization aims to combat the 70% unemployment rate for young adults with diverse needs in the Commonwealth. Through education and job training, we empower these individuals to achieve their goals. 

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richmond symphony

The Richmond Symphony performs, teaches, and champions music to inspire and unite our communities. Dominion Energy Casual Fridays features an exciting line-up of orchestral music in the beautiful Carpenter Theatre. Enjoy as the host guides you through a journey into the stories behind the performance.

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robinson theater community arts center

Robinson Theater Community Arts Center (RTCAC) is a multi-purpose facility that exists to inspire, enable, and restore healthy community life to the residents of North Church Hill primarily through arts-based programs.

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tedxrva

TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group.

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VCU Industrial Advisory Board

The Industrial Advisory Board serves as a link between the department and local, state and national businesses, as well as federal agencies and other universities. The IAB advises the department on business trends, provides feedback on the preparedness of its graduates for fulfilling current business needs and helps keep the curriculum current.