Richmond-Communities Charging For Change Launch Event

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Enjoy a community event open and free to the public. EVgo and the City of Richmond present a celebration of the launch of fast charging electric hub in Richmond. The event takes on a S.T.E.A.M. theme (Science Technology Engineering Art Math) as tech and art combine to provide a diverse experience for all ages. This will be an event filled with “edutainment” as the crowd will enjoy music, performers, speakers, demos, and children’s activities.

The Event will Feature:

Music by DJ Leo.

Food Trucks: Mr. Jalapeno and La Cosa Nostra

Raffles and Giveaways

Children’s Activities: Bounce House, Makey Makey STEAM activity with Richmond Art Center

Presentation by STEAM the Streets – making careers relevant.

Live Performance by Griot B of SchoolYard Rap.

Educating attendees on electric vehicle fast charging and accessibility.

Featured Speakers:

California State Senator – Nancy Skinner

Julie Blunden – EVgo, Executive Vice President of Business Development.

Adam Gromis – Uber, Public Policy Manager

Mayor of Richmond – Tom Butt

Denee Evans – Transportation Demand Manager, City of Richmond

Richmond Promise Scholars

MC’ed by DJ Anghelli of Big Picture Anthems

This event is part of EVgo’s “Equal Access Charging Hubs” (EACH) program, which promotes more sustainable communities through public education and expanded access to EV fast charging.