Two of Richmond’s most popular politicians have their sights set on the California State Capitol. Vice Mayor Jovanka Beckles is running for California Assembly and former councilmember Gayle McLaughlin is running for Lieutenant Governor. But can these two progressive candidates win outside of Richmond?
The Imagine Justice concert brought the fight to end mass incarceration straight to the State Capitol’s front door.
As a teen, Tim Zaal joined the ranks of neo-Nazi skinheads. Today he volunteers with the LA Museum of Tolerance, something he says is a way to atone for his past.
The California Values Act (SB 54) being proposed in California would be a game changer for undocumented immigrants like me.
California has the second-largest number of immigrant detainees, after Texas, housing close to four thousand detainees.
A court ruling in March made California the first state in the nation to require that chemical maker Monsanto label its weed killer Roundup as potentially cancer causing. While I’m happy to see that consumers will now be warned about the dangers of Roundup, we need to do more.
The word sanctuary has taken on new power with the Trump administration’s aggressive stance on immigration enforcement. Youth reporters asked a cross section of peers from across California what sanctuary means to them.
Bullying is a very serious matter not only in the youth community but also in the adult and LGBTQ communities.
Parents across the nation must now deal with the stress and anxiety of having “The Talk” with their children. No, I’m not talking about the birds and the bees. Families with undocumented family members are faced with the tough question: “What is my family going to do if I’m deported?”
Financial elder abuse is increasing and can jeopardize a senior’s well-being. Those affected are robbed of more than money and shouldn’t hesitate to seek help.