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 [...]
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.
By Jeff Wright Stop Investor Greed sponsored a Town Hall Meeting on Dec. 1 a plan approved by the mayor and a majority of city councilmembers that could result in the seizure of “underwater mortgages” [...]
The Richmond Police Activities League (RPAL) has added one-on-one youth mentoring to its slate of activities. The program, started in April 2012, provided young people with life- skills building activities including workshops on a variety [...]
By For Richmond staff As De Anza senior Destiny Howard found out last week, the 4th annual “Help a Brother Get to College” Day was not just about the boys.
The Greater Richmond Interfaith Program (GRIP) has launched its First Annual Countdown to End Hunger in Richmond—a campaign to raise $20,000 in support of its emergency shelter and soup kitchen.
By Kathleen McClay, UC Berkeley News Residents of Richmond on the northeastern edge of San Francisco Bay expect climate change to present their city with major challenges –- from rising sea levels to higher temperatures, [...]
“You do not have to live the rest of your life feeling unqualified. Liberate Yourself.” D. Demond King lives by these words, and he is passionate about spreading the message. A native of Richmond, he [...]
Chevron Richmond announced the start of a $15.5 million Community Revitalization Initiative, a five-year plan to stimulate the city’s economy by creating jobs, encouraging small business development and expanding job training opportunities. Speaking at held [...]