Church Hill People's News is an all-volunteer site that covers the East End of of Richmond, Va. With more than 100,000 pageviews per month and a real-world impact, CHPN has become a community resource for sharing information and helping connect communities in a diverse and changing area of the city.
Collection of neighborhoods on one side of town
We have an active culture of commenting. MailChimp's Social plugin for WordPress has helped keep the connection as the discussion around posts moved to Twitter and Facebook.
We are not in the news, although our stories are picked up by the local TV stations on an almost weekly basis.