Frances Broaddus-Crutchfield on New Monuments

April and Christa talk with Frances Broaddus-Crutchfield, who was named 2020 Communicator of Achievement by the Virginia Professional Communicators for her advocacy for women’s rights and Virginia’s Indian tribes. Frances tells us what it means to be honored by the Virginia Professional Communicators and describes the process of her involvement with Virginia Women’s Monument Commission and Virginia Indian Commemorative Commission that were responsible for the two monuments erected in recent years on the State Capitol Grounds in Richmond, Virginia.

To know more about the organization Virginia Professional Communicators go to Visit the earthwork monument, Mantle, a tribute to Virginia Indians and the Women’s monument which are located at the Virginia State Capitol Square. To learn more about them go to and To shine a light on other organizations or individuals that work to inspire and improve the community, please contact April or Christa at,

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