I’d always wondered if my school was as safe as I thought it was. At 15, I’m still growing up and pretty innocent. I know there are many things wrong with our schools, but there’s one issue that needs to be addressed now. That issue is catcalling and the over-sexualization of young women.
As a formerly incarcerated woman and now a criminal justice reform activist, I was overwhelmed with emotion when I first read about Proposition 57. I immediately thought of my older brother, who at 17 was sentenced as an adult to life in prison
After serving six years on the Richmond Planning Commission, Ben Choi is vying for a seat on the City Council. An account manager at Marin Clean Energy, Choi’s campaign is supported by the Richmond Progressive Alliance.
A new survey of Asian American voters in California out this week finds that many do not vote on ballot initiatives because they don’t know enough about them.
Jim Rogers served on the Richmond City Council from 2002 to 2014. He is also a former member of the Board of Supervisors in Contra Costa County. He is currently working as a financial planner. He spoke with Richmond Pulse about the short-term and long-term ways to solve the city’s affordable housing problem.
Richmond’s RYSE Center celebrated Latino Heritage Month with its own special event aimed at showcasing Latino culture and expressing the different intersections in Richmond’s Latino community.
Cesar Zepeda may be new to Richmond’s politics, but he’s no stranger to community organizing. The longtime Richmond resident is the president of both the Hilltop District Neighborhood Council and the Hilltop District Homeowners and Stakeholders Association. He’s a co-founder of Richmond Rainbow Pride, the city’s first known LGBT organization.
Muchos jóvenes se están preparando para votar por primera vez el 8 de noviembre. Pero, ¿están los candidatos presidenciales, oficiales estatales y locales realmente abordando las cuestiones que nos interesan? Este es un resumen de algunos de los temas que los jóvenes están discutiendo en las redes sociales.
Uche Uwahemu is a newcomer to Richmond politics, who ran unsuccessfully for mayor in 2014. He is the president of Cal Bay Consulting Group, a strategic planning organization for business and non-profits.
Many young people are getting ready to vote for the first time on November 8. But are the presidential candidates, state and local officials really addressing the issues we care about? Here’s a rundown of the some of the topics young people are talking about on social media.