Mayor Stoney releases Richmond’s annual poverty report

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney released the city’s annual poverty report Monday night.

The city’s poverty rate currently sits at 25 percent, according to Reggie Gordon, Director of Richmond’s Community Wealth Building.

So what’s being done to combat poverty in Richmond? Watch 8News Reporter Jonathan Costen’s report above for a breakdown.

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