The seventh annual North Richmond Green Festival and Earth Day Celebration on April 22 brought out community members for a creek clean-up, garden restoration, park festival and junior league baseball game.
Richmond Promise is sponsoring a series of spring student and family workshops to help high school seniors complete their financial aid and Richmond Promise scholarship applications. The workshops are scheduled for 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. at 450 Civic Center Plaza on the following dates: March 1, 2, 7, 9 and 10.
Growing up in Richmond and realizing that it was a pretty small city, I always dreamed of stepping outside of the boundaries of my hometown. Most of the opportunities I had to travel were through school programs and scholarships. Now that I am a college graduate, I decided to fulfill my childhood dream of seeing another side of the world.
Oakland police estimate that 100,000 people participated in the Oakland Women’s March on Saturday, one of hundreds of marches that took place around the world in response to the inauguration of President Donald Trump. During the march, I talked to a number of people about why they were there. Here’s what they had to say.