By Chanelle Ignant
A national campaign to make environmental groups more racially diverse is asking Bay Area non-profits to share their diversity data with the public.
It’s the first step in addressing a problem that’s been going on for decades: People of color are disproportionately affected by environmental problems like pollution, yet environmental organizations continue […]Continue Reading →
Photo Essay, David Meza
Nearly twenty organizations working under the umbrella group “Friends of the Richmond Greenway,” and hundreds of participants came together on January 19 for the 8th annual Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service on the Richmond Greenway—a special tradition in Richmond.
The day of service started with big smiles and […]Continue Reading →
Photo Essay, Luis Cubas
Richmond is a city plagued with blight. While some areas are revitalized, too many lots are left empty throughout neighborhoods—standing out like gaps in a crooked smile.
While out on a walk down California Avenue, in the North and East neighborhood near Richmond High School, I passed three large lots in […]Continue Reading →
Nancy Deville, Richmond Pulse
A new weekly curbside service is helping Richmond businesses be a bit greener without the hassle.
Richmond Sanitary has launched a commercial food scrap collection program to pick up scraps from businesses in Richmond, San Pablo, El Sobrante, Pinole, Hercules and unincorporated West Contra Costa County. Under the program, businesses collect […]Continue Reading →
News Report, Jenny Manrique, New America Media Posted: Dec 06, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO – As government officials and climate experts from around the world meet this week in Lima, Peru for a U.N. climate conference, tens of thousands worldwide have already been displaced by the effects of climate change.
Some have remained […]Continue Reading →
Story, Malcolm Marshall | Photos, David Meza
It was a warm fall day, with temperatures near 70 degrees, when Iron Triangle residents and community members gathered to celebrate the grand opening of Harbour 8, Richmond’s newest park, designed and built by local residents.
“It takes a village to build a park,” said Toody Maher, executive […]Continue Reading →
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