Juntos hagamos la Calle 23 mas segura!

Thank You for attending the 3rd Annual Trick or Treat on 23rd Street!


Trick or Treat On 23rd Street Halloween Costume Contest

Thank you to all of the Trick or Treaters who participated in our costume contest and had a portrait taken. There were so many great costumes!
Gracias a todos los "Trick or Treaters" que participaron en nuestro concurso de disfraces y se tomaron un retrato. ¡Había tantos disfraces geniales!

Please go to our Facebook page to view photos from the event and view your portraits on line. You are welcome to share with your social media, but don't forget to tag 23rd Street Richmond! You may also download the digital copy of your photo to save in your memory files.
Vaya a nuestra página de Facebook para ver las fotos del evento y ver sus fotos en línea. Le invitamos a compartir con sus redes sociales, ¡pero no olvide etiquetar "tag" 23rd Street Richmond! También puede descargar la copia digital de su foto para guardarla en sus archivos de memoria.

Congratulations to our Costume Contest Winners!

We have chosen 3 winners for best costumes. Winners will be contacted soon by email.
Hemos elegido 3 ganadores para los mejores disfraces. Los ganadores serán contactados pronto por correo electrónico.

1st Prize of $50 Target Gift Card to:

1er premio de $ 50 en tarjetas de regalo de Target:

2nd Prize of $25 Target Gift Card to:

Segundo premio de $ 25 de la tarjeta de regalo de Target:

3rd Prize of $25 Target Gift Card to:

3er premio de la tarjeta de regalo Target de $ 25:

Trick or Treat On 23rd Street Halloween Costume Contest Winner
Trick or Treat On 23rd Street Halloween Costume Contest Winner-2
Trick or Treat On 23rd Street Halloween Costume Contest Winner-3
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“I’m trying to get [merchants] to understand they have to have a voice,” Drapkin said. “They need to be part of the solution.”

The Richmond Standard recently spoke with dozens of businesses along the corridor. Of those willing to discuss the matter, they all agree on some main points: Crime – particularly prostitution – needs to go. But the corridor’s popular, Latino-owned businesses must stay.

That’s exactly Drapkin’s mission – to achieve positive change without gentrification. But Drapkin has long-known that any plan, no matter how comprehensive, multi-faceted or community-driven, is easier to devise than to sell to merchants and neighbors.

“I’m a stranger and I have had to prove myself,” said Drapkin.

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Calle 23: A Community-driven, comprehensive initiative:

1. DESIGN - Physical Improvements and Safety

2. ORGANIZATION – Galvanizing Engagement, Looking for Resources

3. PROMOTION – Marketing the Corridor and the Program, Events

4. ECONOMIC VITALITY – Business Retention and Attraction

Why It works

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