Please SUPPORT the Defenders for Freedom, Justice & Equality:
Contributions of any amount may be made online using the Paypal button above
or by mailing a check payable to “The Defenders” to
Defenders FJE
PO Box 23202
Richmond, VA  23223
We deeply appreciate your contributions to our work – from being a volunteer and making in-kind donations to providing financial support. The Defenders will continue to work for the survival of our community through education and social justice activities. Your support helps us work more effectively.

Since 2002, the Defenders have provided our community with news and political perspective in the following ways:

  • The Virginia Defender, a quarterly community newspaper with information relevant to poor, working-class and progressive people – FREE at all Richmond city libraries, many community centers and in retail locations all over the city.
  • Public Forums on issues of community concern and linked to historcal, national and/or international points of origin or impact.
  • DefendersLIVE, our weekly radio program on WRIR 97.3 FM, every Monday at noon. 
  • Educational and promotional materials for actions and initiatives like the Sacred Ground Project, Virginia People’s Assembl, Lead Poisoning Campaign for Testing & Abatement Awareness, Prison & Jail Reform, Court Watch Projects, Women’s Issues, Worker Justice and much more
If you would like to learn more about working with the Defenders OR to be added to our e-mail notification list, please e-mail us at or call (804) 644-5834 with your contact information.
Thank you!