Charlie Schmidt

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Nonprofit Studies

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    • Presentations

      Schmidt, C. (2015, March). “Saving” our schools? Racialized class discrimination in public school rezoning. Presented at the Virginia Social Science 2015 Annual Conference.


      Schmidt, C. (2012, March). What to expect when you’re expecting the riot police [White paper]. Community Seminar on the Democratic National Convention, Charlotte, N.C.


      Schmidt, C. (2011, December). Not in my back yard! Cities attempts to regulate noise through zoning ordinances. Presented at the Civil Rights Clinic, Charlotte School of Law, Charlotte, N.C.


      Schmidt, C. (2011, October). Driving out mobile food vendors [White paper]. Presented at the Economic Justice Forum, Action NC and Institute for Justice, Charlotte, N.C.

    • Memberships

      Interfaith Alliance for Climate Justice


      Pink Ink Fund

    • Bar Admissions

      Commonwealth of Virginia


      Virginia Federal Courts

    • Professional Experience

      Director (2019-Present)
      Law Office of Charles H. Schmidt, Richmond


      Public Policy Counsel (2015-2019)
      American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia, Richmond


      Director (2006-2009)
      Richmond Public Library Foundation, Richmond


      Director of Development and Public Relations (2004-2006)
      Virginia Holocaust Museum, Richmond

    • Community Service

      • Board Member, Interfaith Alliance for Climate Justice (2018-present)
      • Treasurer, Pink Ink Fund (2013-present)
      • Vice President, Richmond Conexiones (2014-2020)
      • President, Friends of the Richmond Public Library (2014-2019)
      • Steering Committee Member, Patrick Henry School of Science and Arts (2013-2016)
      • Founding Board Member, Patrick Henry School of Science and Arts (2006-2009)
      • Vice President, Neighborhood Resource Center (2003-2009)