Jefferson School City Center

Jefferson School City Center is a voice of the nine nonprofits located at Charlottesville’s intergenerational community center, the restored Jefferson School. We are a legacy preserved . . . a soul reborn . . . in the heart of Charlottesville!

Martin Burks IV enjoys the work of Kendall Messick at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center.

What’s Happening at the Jefferson School City Center?

Art, History, and Community Intersect at African American Heritage Center Talk & Exhibit The Jefferson School African American Heritage Center is bustling with activities seeking to provide a textured understanding of people, place, and history. The next upcoming event will be a talk and reception on Friday, September 13, 2013 featuring Deborah Willis, co-author of Envisioning Emancipation, a historical overview of photographs depicting […]

Greta von Kirchmann on bass at Vinegar Hill's Chill'n and Grill'n at the Jefferson School City Center.

What’s Happening at the Jefferson School City Center?

Vinegar Hill Cafe Manager Joel Schectman struggled to put a definition on September’s Chill’n & Grill’n band. “They’re definitely not your average band,” he said, referring to the collaboration of veteran Charlottesville musicians. The band agrees that they defy naming, though for now they’re calling themselves The C-Ville Reggae Funk Band. The five-member group shares […]

Brian Wheeler, Executive Director of Charlottesville tomorrow moderates the City Council Candidates' Forum with Bob Fenwick, Adam Lees, Wes Bellamy, Melvin Grady, and Kristin Szakos at the Jefferson School City Center. Two candidates will be elected in November.

What’s Happening at the Jefferson School City Center?

The auditorium at the Jefferson School City Center was the venue for the forum for City Council candidates co-sponsored by Charlottesville Tomorrow and The Daily Progress on Thursday night. The event was moderated by Charlottesville Tomorrow’s Executive Director Director, Brian Wheeler. Candidates Bob Fenwick, Adam Lees, Wes Bellamy, Melvin Grady and Kristin Szakos answered questions […]