Working to ensure that all BBK Zone students are supported, graduate as critical thinkers with 21st century skills,
and are ready to succeed in college and/or career.
Working to ensure that all children and adults living in the Iron Triangle are healthy.
Working to ensure that all children in the Iron Triangle are healthy and whole
Working to ensure that families living in the Iron Triangle have the 21st Century Information Communication Technology skills necessary to succeed.
Working to ensure that members of Richmond can embrace and use their collective power to create system and social
change consistent with the mission of the Building Blocks for Kids Richmond Collaborative
in the BBK zone
JoAnn Ford is a Richmond native and has raised seven children in the Iron Triangle. After battling several health issues herself, she has become an advocate for improving health outcomes in Richmond. Through her work with Building Blocks for Kids, JoAnn raises awareness in the community around issues like access to healthy foods and increasing recreational activities. In this video from Richmond Confidential, JoAnn shares her story.