The question now: how to go beyond sentencing reform and do the work of making communities safer and the families within them stronger.
A California state bill could change the lives of inner-city youth. Assembly Bill 37, introduced last December by Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell, D-Long Beach, would establish state standards for instruction in media arts.
The passage yesterday of the American Health Care Act in the House of Representatives is viewed by many, especially the very sick, as a death sentence.
Richmond will soon have a new task force charged with addressing the needs of the city’s homeless population. In a unanimous vote, the City Council on April 18 approved an ordinance to create the task force.
Civil rights groups and census experts are warning that pending actions by the Trump administration could severely hamper an accurate census count of all communities.
The City of Richmond has filed a federal lawsuit against President Donald Trump challenging an executive order that would deny federal funding to sanctuary cities.
The healthcare bill introduced by House Republicans on Monday will cause millions of people to lose their health insurance, experts say.
After years of opposition by Richmond residents, a proposal to expand West County Detention Facility was approved by the County Board of Supervisors in a vote of 4-1. Supervisor John Gioia was the only opposing vote.
The same week the Ninth Circuit decision was announced in San Francisco, ICE arrested approximately 160 people in Southern California.
Under the expanded definition, nearly any undocumented immigrant could be considered a target.