Our Core Beliefs

One Richmond:  A better Richmond is possible only when we work together to unify the different communities that make up our diverse city.  If you feel the same, join the RPA and join one of our Action Team or committee meetings.

Democracy is about people, not corporations: Corporations have too much power in our society. In all our activities and campaigns, we refuse contributions from corporate donors.   Instead, we try to counteract corporate power with the voluntary activity of large numbers of people.   Democracy is about people, not corporations, making the important decisions.

Diversity and Respect:  We are registered as Democrats, Greens, Independents, and more. We don’t all agree on every issue. But we do agree on the need to build a strong progressive movement in Richmond, one where people support each other.


Steering Committee Meetings

The RPA Steering Committee meets on the third Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm.  For the time being, all meetings are held online.  If you are an RPA member and would like to attend, send an email to [email protected] to get the login information. 

Latest Updates

Sep 06, 2021

Happy Labor Day From the Richmond Progressive Alliance

The Mower, Georges Seurat (c. 1882)   The Richmond Progressive Alliance wishes all of its members and the Richmond community a Happy Labor Day. To honor the occasion, we have compiled a small gallery of worker-centered...

Sep 06, 2021

Excavation of Toxic Material Begins at Site in Richmond

pennants made by Debbie Bayer, photo credit: Jin Zhu The following is an update of the proposed cleanup of the HRP Campus Bay Development site, also known as AstraZeneca and formerly Stauffer Chemical. Those latter...

Sep 06, 2021

Announcements From The Listening Project

Authored by Kyndelle Johnson, RPA intern In August, the RPA announced its collaboration with community members and community organizers to develop The Listening Project, a people-centered...

Sep 06, 2021

Extend the Public Safety Task Force

At the upcoming City Council meeting on Tuesday, September 14, the council will consider whether to extend the Reimagining Public Safety Community Task Force, whose mandate is set...

Sep 06, 2021

Expanding Richmond’s Arts and Culture

Authored by Tony Tamayo, RPA Intern Photo Credit: Tony Tamayo Art is exploding in the mainstream in our city. We are beginning to see new art investments centered around...

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