Yaquelin Valencia, residente de Richmond, es una voluntaria con la organización de los derechos de inmigrantes el “Movimiento Cosecha”, una red descentralizada de organizadores quienes organizan “círculos” locales.
The end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program could negatively impact the economy, but experts say the livelihoods of the recipients are the real reason people should push to defend DACA.
Contra Costa County supervisors have selected retired Superior Court Judge Diana Becton as their new interim district attorney. She replaces Mark Peterson, who resigned after pleading no contest to a felony perjury charge in June. Becton will become the first African-American and the first woman to lead the office.
Richmond Pulse asked local organizer Yaquelin Valencia what the end of DACA means for Dreamers and what’s next for the immigrant rights movement.
Actor Wendell Pierce recently announced plans to transform a blighted corner in downtown Richmond.
On the same day that marked 11 years since my best friend Camaron Walker was murdered, my house was raided by the Richmond Police Department at 7:00 in the morning.
A picturesque summer day at Nicholl Park served as the backdrop for the Soulful Sunday softball game. The annual event is one of Richmond’s newest traditions.
Grab your dancing shoes and get ready for the ninth annual Spirit & Soul Festival. The outdoor festival is a celebration of Downtown Richmond and will feature live music on two stages, food and artisan vendors, a youth zone, a mobile art gallery and information booths.
The rock of my family is my great aunt, Rahesa Bagaum. I refer to her as Bari Auntie, which translates into “Great Aunt” in Urdu. Auntie Bagaum is from Pakistan. Although she doesn’t know her exact birthday, she believes she is somewhere from 40 to 50 years old. She speaks Rangri, and identifies as a Rajpoot. She and her children moved to the United States 15 years ago to join her husband.
This fall will be my first semester in college and I’ll be living in a triple dorm with two roommates. But unlike most college freshmen, I’ve had a triple my whole life. I’ve always had to share a room with my two sisters.