Now that I am a teacher, I connect with my underserved students the most. I know the struggles they face and how far my encouraging words can go. I support all my students, but the conversations that make the biggest difference are centered around how they can best be model citizens.
10 people were honored at the Crime Prevention awards banquet on October 21 at the Recreation complex. The banquet also celebrated the partnership between RPD and the community. This included honoring civilians and officers for their dedication to Richmond.
For the majority of my life, I stayed quiet and listened to others’ opinions, which is still my greatest strength as a communicator. Now, as a leader — editor-in-chief of The Advocate — I’m directly in charge of a student’s growth, so I must embrace both sides of the exchange.
RYSE Youth Center’s third annual film festival on October 28 showcased the works of youth filmmakers, exploring themes dealing with a range of complex issues, including social justice, gender equity and human rights.
This year marked what I’m going to account as my son, Genaro Aviel Meza’s, actual first Halloween.
“We don’t see Latinos, we don’t see Blacks, we definitely don’t see women and trans women as part of the imagery that’s promoting PrEP, so of course they’re not going to think it’s for them,” says Terrance Wilder of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation.
Even as families recover from the fires, the emotional recovery is just beginning. Many people are left with shock, disbelief, grief, fear, a sense of hyper vigilance or “survivor’s guilt.” In Sonoma County, our routines are altered, and we are all in shock from this unexpected event. We are grieving on all different levels.
There’s a new face on the Richmond City Council. Last month the council unanimously selected Ada Recinos to fill the seat vacated by Gayle McLaughlin.
Brezo Restaurant is hosting a benefit dinner and donating all proceeds to the North Bay fire victims on Friday, November 4.
Para aquellos que vivían en el camino de los incendios, las últimas semanas fueron aterradoras.