Tag Archives: Richmond

BAPAC Hosts 5th Annual Carroll Community Service Awards

The Black American Political Action Committee (BAPAC) honored five outstanding community members at the Eighth Annual “Judge George D. Carroll Community Service Awards Reception and Fundraiser” Thursday, May 14, at the Richmond Civic Memorial Auditorium.
Attendees at the Richmond City Center groundbreaking event included: Ann Silverberg, EVP, BRIDGE Housing; David Gray, Director of Projects and Programs, Office of Richmond Mayor Tom Butt; Peggy Jen, Board Treasurer, East Bay Housing Organizations; Jim Becker, President & CEO, Richmond Community Foundation (SparkPoint Lead Agency); Eric McDonnell, COO, United Way of the Bay Area; Andrea Bailey, Community Engagement Manager, Chevron; Tim Jones, Executive Director, Richmond Housing Authority; Lisa Gutierrez, Relationship Manager, Vice President, U.S. Bank; Ali Gaylord, BRIDGE Housing. Photo courtesy of BRIDGE Housing.

Richmond Celebrates Rededication of City Center Apartments

BRIDGE Housing and SparkPoint Contra Costa celebrated their new partnership this week with the rededication of Richmond City Center Apartments at 1000 MacDonald Ave.   The event, part of East Bay Housing Organizations’ Affordable Housing [...]
De Anza High School senior Jessica Gill.

De Anza HS Senior Named Gates Millennium Scholar

For the third year in a row, a De Anza High School senior has been named a Gates Millennium Scholar, earning recognition as one of the nation’s top high school seniors, the United Negro College [...]
Pastor Alvin C. Bernstine will be among those honored with a Judge George D. Carroll Community Service Award on May 14.

Pastor Alvin Bernstine, Kyra Worthy, Others Receive Judge George Carroll Community Service Awards

The Black American Political Action Committee’s (BAPAC) Eighth Annual “Judge George D. Carroll Community Service Awards Reception and Fundraiser” will be on Thursday, May 14, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. George Carroll was elected to [...]
(Left to right) Sitting:  LaNiece Jones, Tahitia Dean, Kathleen Sullivan; Second row: Juana Parra, Kanai Anderson, Quinton Taylor, Rodney Alamo Brown, Joseph Jackson, Taylor Hammond; Top row: Tanya Brown, Ernie Timoteo, Chara Williams, Jerren Thrower, Isaiah Attles, Nicole Brice, Cynthia Pardianas, Sonila Shakeel, MacDaniel Maisel, Emily Lozano, Kristy Hernandez, Francisco Salas, Josiah Zepeda, Baltazar Caceros, Phyllis Qualls, Ariel Vega, Marleni Albarran, Luis Lopez, Fasihia Parvaiz, Taran Saini.

Black Women Lead Communities of Color for Justice for All

On April 15, Black Women Organized for Political Action and the Training Institute for Leadership Enrichment (BWOPA/TILE) introduced over 100 attendees to the halls where California legislation is created.

Hilltop YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day, April 26

YMCA of the East Bay, at its Hilltop location in Richmond on Sunday, April 26 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., will celebrate Healthy Kids Day with a community fair and health festival while debuting Hilltop’s new [...]
Rendering of the new Home of Chicken & Waffles restaurant planned for Downtown Richmond. Courtesy of Richmond Main Street Initiative.

Richmond Main Street Campaigns to Bring Restaurant and Retail to Downtown Richmond

The Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) recently launched an Indiegogo fundraiser campaign to create a retail and restaurant space at the Richmond Transit Retail space, located at 1600 MacDonald Ave. (adjacent to the BART parking [...]