It’s tough and expensive to become a teacher. For most people in California it now requires five different standardized tests, a year of classes and six months of unpaid labor AFTER completion of the B.A.Now [...]
Caltrans will have to accommodate more people who are choosing to walk, bike, and take public transportation, according to a California Household Travel Survey, which finds that the number of people taking alternative means of [...]
Girls Inc. of West Contra Costa County is celebrating young women in its College Bound Girls program who have won college scholarships. Two members were selected to receive funding from the Dr. William “Bill” King [...]
In recent weeks, the Richmond Housing Authority has been under fire for mismanagement and neglect of it public housing properties, which serve families in 715 units.
Richmond Community Foundation is releasing of its next round of capacity grants. This Spring 2014 grant making round will provide $50,000 for a limited number of capacity-building grants of up to $5,000 per organization. Grants [...]
Hundreds of people attended the “Behind the Curtain” Gala Saturday night at the Craneway Pavillion hosted by Mario Lopez featuring a fashion show and concert. The event was sponsored by the non-profit organization Unite4:Good, featuring [...]
Dr. Desmond Carson, coach of the Richmond Steelers, physician at Doctors Medical Center and chair of For Richmond’s Health Committee, took the microphone at For Richmond’s Jan. 16 community reception to talk about why the [...]
Unite4:Good is a revolutionary global movement that works to establish a new standard where acts of kindness and service are more valued in our daily lives.
By Joan Davis After five incredible years as President and CEO of the Richmond Community Foundation, I am stepping down from this position at the end of this month.I’m excited about being able to take [...]
Jim Becker, who has been working at the Richmond Community Foundation since 2005, will take over as president and CEO of the Richmond Community Foundation when Joan Davis steps down.