Tag Archives: Building Blocks for Kids

WCCUSD and the City of Richmond have a plan to try and bridge the digital divide and connect Iron Triangle residents with free Wi-Fi. Photo Courtesy of Building Blocks for Kids Collaborative.

City, school district aim to provide free Wi-Fi to central Richmond

The City of Richmond and the West Contra Costa Unified School District are working to bring free Wi-Fi to residents of the Iron Triangle, by building a fiber optic network. Richmond is joining other cities...

Richmond struggles to provide public Internet access, but computers proliferate

More than 750 families in the city’s low-income Iron Triangle neighborhood now have computers in their homes thanks to a two-year effort by a coalition of nonprofit agencies working to make broadband Internet access widely...

Richmond celebrates National Night Out with 24 block parties

Richmond residents had fun celebrating National Day Out Tuesday evening, hosting block parties in 24 different neighborhoods.