When I was 13 years old, my mom and I started volunteering at the homeless shelter Greater Richmond Interfaith Program (GRIP). In the three years I’ve been volunteering, I have seen the shelter grow into a community of its own. Over the past couple of years, the residents seem to have become more like a family
Despite the rain, hundreds of kids and families gathered to participate in a spring egg hunt last Saturday at the Richmond Recreation Complex.
Going to college is the dream and aspiration of many students and their parents in Richmond. But the road to college is a grueling and tough one, with deadlines to submit college applications, not to mention the already stressful amount of homework you have to pull through.
When it comes to Trump’s changes to immigration policy, many immigrants have a common question: Who is affected and what do the changes mean for them?
14-year-old Sara Madriz is working hard to teach kids in her community to make better food choices.
Bullying is a very serious matter not only in the youth community but also in the adult and LGBTQ communities.
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.