Working to Silence the Violence

Video, Ann Bassette EDITOR’S NOTE: On a recent episode of KMEL Street Soldiers, husband and wife team Kevin Penn and Arlinda Love-Penn discuss their work with the Silence the Violence Movement in the Bay Area. Also in attendance was Rudy Corpuz III, son of United Playaz founder Rudy Corpuz.

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Cultivating Change from the Ground Up

Photo Essay, Min Lee Pictures from the celebration of Richmond’s young apprentices in Urban Tilth’s Summer Apprentice Program. This event took place on Saturday, August 13th 2011, on the Richmond Greenway (Between Ohio and Chanslor Ave).     [postcasa size=large]http://picasaweb.google.com/data/feed/base/user/yomultimedia/albumid/5641981686783873553?alt=rss&kind=photo&hl=en_US[/postcasa]

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Imagination Playground Comes to Richmond

Story, Iraida Santillan///Video, William Haynes According to Alicia Nightengale, Community Development Project Manager, Imagination Playground is a play space designed by architect David Rockwell to encourage children to “free play”. There are only 150 Imagination Playgrounds throughout the country, and thanks to Rockwell and his firm, Rockwell Group, and their Partnership with KaBOOM!, these playgrounds […]

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Frozen in Time at Kennedy High

Video, Will Haynes, Jose Esquivel, Tania Pulido Kennedy High School’s Michael Peritz has collected time capsules throughout the decades he’s been at the school. He shares some of the things he has accumulated and why it is important to keep a collection of these moments in time. by Will Haynes, Jose Esquivel, and Tania Pulido […]

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