“The man,” in this case, being those leaders who attempt to denigrate public input, civic participation, and empowerment of the masses.

Stick it to him by showing up in your neighborhood to discuss how the Master Plan will affect your neighborhood.

Or go affect someone else’s neighborhood. That’s fine too.

Starting tonight.

The following is from an email from the city:

The City of Richmond Planning Commission invites property owners and interested members of the public to continue the discussion on the Draft Downtown Master Plan. All are welcome to attend focused sessions on Downtown Districts:

Manchester
(Manchester, Blackwell)
Thursday, January 31
6:00 – 8:00 pm
The Bankuet Place
1129 Hull Street

VCU and Downtown Neighborhoods
( Monroe Ward , Oregon Hill, and Carver)
Monday, February 4
6:00 – 8:00 pm
William Byrd Community House
224 South Cherry Street

Shockoe
(Shockoe Bottom and Shockoe Slip)
Thursday, February 7
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Main Street Station
1500 East Main Street

Broad Street and Jackson Ward
Tuesday, February 12
6:00 – 8:00 pm
The Jackson Center Building/DHCD Board Room
501 North 2nd Street

James River
(River, Islands and Riverfront Area)
Tuesday, February 19
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Main Library
101 East Franklin Street

City Center
(VCU Med. Center , Capitol Area, Biotech Park, and Central Office District)
Wednesday, February 20
6:00 – 8:00 pm
City Hall, 5th floor conference room
900 East Broad Street

A copy of the draft plan is available for review online:

(http://www.richmondgov.com/departments/communityDev/DownTownMasterPlan.aspx)

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