Youth Reporter Guadalupe Reyes reflects on her experience at Sisterhood Rising and the ways that it impacted her life.
On a recent Wednesday at Nevin Plaza, Richmond residents were greeted by the sight and taste of tangy, sweet fruits like strawberries and sour plums. It was the weekly Richmond Main Street Farmer’s Market and it was filled with fresh, seasonal produce for sale, all grown at California farms.
Everyone’s familiar with stereotypes. When you go to the movies, you see people play off stereotypes just to be funny. But a lot of people don’t realize that those stereotypes affect people in their everyday lives. I can name a couple of instances where my race and gender made my life harder than usual.
Launched in 2007, the award-winning Richmond Build Pre-Apprenticeship Construction Skills and Green Jobs Training Academy, gives Richmond residents a chance to learn new skills in construction, carpentry, solar technology and environmental remediation.
About 80 people attended the inaugural West County Youth Summit on June 4 to get information about scholarship opportunities and resources in Richmond.
Richmond Promise’s Scholars Celebration Thursday, June 2 Richmond Promise will sponsor its first Scholars Celebration from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 2 at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium, 403 Civic Center Plaza. The event will celebrate the 375 Richmond graduating seniors from nine schools who will receive Richmond Promise Scholarships to attend either […]
About 40 people took part in the 5th annual Ride of Silence in Richmond last month, part of a national bike ride to bring attention to cyclists maimed or killed while riding on urban streets. But in Richmond, the ride took on a bigger meaning, commemorating all those who had been killed in the city.
Richmond High School held its first-ever Black Graduation ceremony in May, honoring African-American students’ academic achievements and cultural heritage.
A recent career summit in Richmond focused on building career pathways for students who live in low-income communities and students of color.
When JG Larochette, then a teacher at Coronado Elementary School, introduced his third grade class to yoga, he had no idea that it was the first step toward starting a non-profit centered on wellness.