Why I Want to Leave

I know that there isn’t a perfect city that has perfect people and no crime, but I’d like to be somewhere where I feel at home.

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Fatima Alleyne: From PTA Mom to Board of Education Trustee

After years of volunteering at her kids’ school, Fatima Alleyne ran a grassroots campaign and was elected as trustee for the Contra Costa County Board of Education. The Richmond resident and mother of four told the Richmond Pulse how she got involved in schools and gave some tips for other parents who want to advocate for their kids.

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My Mother’s Dream

At a young age, my mom dreamed of becoming a teacher. She came to the United States to study English in hopes of making her dream a reality.

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