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?”
Caring about the coast isn’t enough. If we want clean sand and clean water – as 90 percent of Californians surveyed in a recent poll say they do – we have to take steps to protect it. We have to take coastal conservancy seriously.
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.
Young people of color reflect on what it means to be a patriot.
Over 80 West Contra Costa High School students recently got the chance to conduct mock trials at the Superior Courthouse in Martinez as they participated in the annual countywide mock trial competition.
Since President Trump took office, many minority groups have been watching closely for his next moves as commander in chief. One group in particular, known as “Dreamers” – young undocumented immigrants who were brought to the country as children – are among those paying close attention to what the president is doing.
Greatness only comes when you pay the price.
Studies show that Pres. Trump’s ending the DACA exemption for young undocumented Dreamers would cost the U.S. economically.
There is a national narrative emerging that points to a country ready and willing to embrace its diversity, and it’s coming from an unlikely place.
My classmate was deported a few days before his graduation. The night of graduation there was a cold silence that could not be ignored. We all felt the pain of his parents, who were only left to imagine their son walking the stage.