Homebuyer Workshop April 2023 Larry Salley discusses affordable housing options with participants. L-R: Larry Salley, Don Frierson, Sharell Simmons and Venus Sabb share tips on purchasing a home. L-R: Venus Sabb and Oveta Glover enjoy the workshop presentations. Race and Equity in the Midlands: A Community Dialogue Wednesday, January 18, 2023 Richland County Councilwoman Gretchen Barron and Dr. Kathleen Brady discuss the report’s finding. CRC Chair Jonnieka Farr shares the agency mission with attendees. Gretchen Barron, Richland County Council member, and Dr. Kathleen Brady field questions during the 2023 Race and Equity Forum. Richland County Councilwoman Gretchen Barron discusses the results of the Race and Equity Report with forum attendees. Columbia NAACP Branch President Oveta Glover discusses her views on the Race and Equity Report. CRC staff member Lynn Hutto talks about upcoming agency activities during the forum. L-R: CRC Board Member Tyler Bailey, Dr. Kathleen Brady, Councilwoman Gretchen Barron, CRC Board Member Mitch Willoughby and CRC Executive Director Larry Salley pose for a picture following conclusion of the Race and Equity Community Forum. CRC 2022 Annual Business Luncheon and Awards Program June 22, 2022 L-R: CRC Chair Mitch Willoughby, Prisma Health CEO Mike Bundy present the 2022 Hyman Rubin, Sr. award to SC Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman. L-R: Mitch Willoughby, Larry Salley, Sheriff Leon Lott, Judge Milton Kimpson, Jr., and Chief Skip Holbrook pose for a photo during the awards presentation. CRC Executive Director, Larry Salley looks on as incoming Board Chairperson Jonnieka Farr is handed the ceremonial gavel from the outgoing Chair Mitch Willoughby. CRC board members Dr. Cynthia Walters and Ms. Jonnieka Farr. Guests at the CRC luncheon enjoy the speaker during the event. L-R: CRC Board Chair Mitch Willoughby, CRC Liaison and Richland County Council Member Gretchen Barron, Executive Director Larry Salley pose for a photo prior to the event. L-R: Mitch Willoughby and Larry Salley present the Bates-Jones Equity and Philanthropy awards to Allison Moore, Optus Bank and Diane Luccy, Richland Library.