Richmond Rolls Out City ID Cards

News Report, Nancy DeVille Richmond is the latest Bay Area city to offer a municipal identification card with the goal of allowing residents to open bank accounts and gain access to other services. The Richmond City ID Prepaid MasterCard program provides qualifying residents with an official form of identification that includes an optional prepaid debit […]

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Richmond Woman Leads 350 Mile Trek for Immigration Reform

Story by Jennifer Herrera It was July 22, 2014 and Valeska Castañeda was heading out, on foot, with a group of mothers and children for a long journey across California. The plan was to walk over 350 miles from Merced to the U.S. Border near San Diego as a sign of solidarity with people immigrating […]

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With DACA, I Can See My Future More Clearly

By Manuel Martinez I’ve called Richmond home since as far back as I can remember, but it was just two years ago that I finally felt like this place accepted me—and it was thanks to a little blue card, my social security number. From the moment I got my “documents,” my outlook on life changed, […]

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Teresa Jimenez: Food as Power

by Edgardo Cervano-Soto Teresa Jimenez, 22, found a surprising way to deal with the stress of high school. “Honestly, I wasn’t doing so [well],” Teresa explains. “I was cutting a lot of school. There was a lot of pressure to be a certain way and I didn’t feel I could socially relate to that. I […]

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