Public Policy 101
October 9, 2014, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
Henrico Theater
305 E. 9 Mile Road


We’ve all heard the phrase “all politics is local” but what does that really mean? What’s the difference between politics and policy, and what happens when the two don’t agree? How do public officials shape policy, and what deals are done in private behind closed doors? Three of the Richmond Region’s youngest elected leaders will join HYPE for Public Policy 101, a follow-up event to the Greater Richmond Chamber’s Politics 101 program that concluded in September. Our panelists will share their insight into the public policy-making process, why it’s important that young professionals have an active voice in their local and state governments, and how you can get involved to make sure our government responds to what’s important to you as the next generation of civic leaders. The goal of this event is to support more YPs engaging in the political process and public service. It’s through this action that we can continue to improve RVA.

Pete Farrell, House of Delegates, Virginia General Assembly
Kristen Larson, School Board, Richmond City
Tyrone Nelson, Board of Supervisors, Henrico County
Mark Hickman, Panel Facilitator, Greater Richmond Chamber, Government and Community Affairs.

Free for HYPE subscribers
$15 for non-subscribers
*This event includes light eats and non-alcoholic beverages. 
**ample parking located in lot next to building 



HandsOn Day 2014
October 18, 2014, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
Hospital Hospitality House
612 E. Marshall Street


Our 2014-15 Adopt an Org., HandsOn Greater Richmond is organizing their 7th annual HandsOn Day and HYPE invites all RVA YPs to lend support to the region’s biggest volunteer day. Join the HYPE Team and sign up to give some love to the Hospital Hospitality House which is a 112 room hotel for patients receiving treatment at nearby hospitals and their families.

HYPE’s project:
To brighten up the HHH building and its parking deck to make it even more welcoming to guests. In this project, volunteers will help make the overall building and the parking deck more cheerful by performing the following tasks:
• Scrape old paint from the walls
• Wipe down and sand walls
• Add a coat of fresh paint
• Wipe down walls of parking deck and ramp
• Use paint rolls and brushes to paint the parking deck white
• Help clean brushes and pick up painting supplies at the end of the project Following the completion of our project, the HYPE Team is invited to celebrate with the other 1,000 volunteers at Hardywood Park Brewery.

- This is a free “HYPE event”
- Arrive at project site on time, HHH has street parking available as well as their parking deck
- Registration is through the HandsOn website, please sign up under the HYPE Team using the pass code:
hype (yes, all lowercase)
- Please email HYPE Team Captain, Susan Stavitzski with any questions 
- All registered volunteers receive a HandsOn Day shirt, a drink ticket for Hardywood and a food ticket to use at the food trucks
- Volunteers should wear clothing that they don’t mind getting dirty and painted ·All project supplies will be provided
- There will be water and snacks available during the volunteer project
- Use the hashtag #handsonday when posting project photos
- Celebration will kick off at 1:30 @Hardywood (2408 Ownby Ln) 



Making Art History with Dr. Lisa Freiman
October 29, 2014, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
Free Agents Marketing
4800 Cox Road, Suite 100


Between the abundant tattoo shops and increasing number of murals, RVA is a city that has embraced its pulsating art scene. This is further echoed in the recent ground breaking of VCU’s Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA). This 35 million dollar project located at the intersection of Belvidere and Broad, promises to be innovative, ever-changing and always challenging. The Director of the ICA, Dr. Lisa Freiman will share her leadership vision for the project as well as give attendees a first look at how the ICA will become a catalyst for new experiences that will enrich the lives of Richmonders, students and tourists alike. Check out the progress already happening on the site’s webcam!

Free for HYPE subscribers
$15 for non-subscribers
*this event includes light eats and some Fall Craft Brews.  
**ample parking located in lot next to building 

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