Review, Edgardo Cervano-Soto
Many students may not have heard of the “school-to-prison pipeline,” but they experience the reality up close. It is a series of steps the criminal justice and education system are taking to over-police, criminalize and punish students of color, specifically black and Latino students.
Commentary, Keisa Reynolds
I am from Richmond. Despite attending K-12 in El Cerrito and being more familiar with its sites and people, it never felt right to claim being from there. I am from Richmond, where I can hop on a bus and run into at least two people who know my sisters or my parents
Viji Sundaram, News Report | New America Media
SAN FRANCISCO — Even as health care advocates are celebrating California’s recent “landmark victory” in getting its undocumented children health care, Latino and Asian and Pacific Islander (API) communities should show a united front and make sure that all of the state’s undocumented residents get the same benefit, urged Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens.
Reportaje, Malcolm Marshall
A partir del 1° de diciembre, Richmond se convertirá en la primera ciudad de California en décadas – y la primera en el Condado de Contra Costa jamás – de promulgar una ordenanza de control de renta, después de una aprobación de 4-1 por el Ayuntamiento de Richmond.
Grand Opening of the West Contra Costa Family Justice Center from Alive & Free/ Street Soldiers on Vimeo.
Richmond's New Family Justice Center is a one-stop center for people affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, elder abuse, child abuse, and human trafficking.