Podcast: Leading Richmond, VA with Mayor Levar Stoney

Podcast: Leading Richmond, VA with Mayor Levar Stoney


Mayor Levar Stoney
City of Richmond, Virginia
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The youngest Mayor ever elected to serve the City of Richmond, VA joins GovLove. Mayor Levar Stoney talked about why he wanted to run for local office, what he’s learned so far in his seven months on the job and how he’s working to change the culture at City Hall. Mayor Stoney discussed his vision for improving education and the effort to craft new plan for Richmond’s 300th anniversary. The Mayor also shared how the City is working to deal with the history of Richmond’s Monument Avenue.




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  • James Michael Burke

    Great interview with our new Mayor. Well worth listening to this and hearing about his work related to improving City Hall. Well done.