Brighter Beginnings (Brillantes Comienzos) no lucrativo del Este de la Bahía se ha asociado con First 5 (Primeros 5) Contra Costa en el lanzamiento de “Hello Baby” (Hola Bebe), un nuevo programa visitando-hogares en Richmond que provee apoyo y consejos para padres de familia a familias de bajos recursos de quien sus infantes vinieron al mundo enfrentando posibles privaciones.
A Place At The Table (Un Lugar En La Mesa), un filme documentando el creciente problema del hambre en América, fue la selección de Noviembre para las series Cinematográficas de la Justicia de Comida del Concejo de la Póliza de Comida de Richmond.
Carolina Silva, una residente de Richmond proveniente de Nicaragua, y su hijo Milton, 9, esperaron en la fila en el dispensario de comida de Emergencia de Richmond en un reciente Martes. Ellos comenzaron a ir al banco de comida hace meses cuando la cantidad de $200 en estampillas de comida que ella recibió no eran suficiente para comer ella y su hijo. Hoy, por los recortes a nivel federal, Silva y las 4,255 otras familias de Richmond quienes usan subsidios…
East Bay nonprofit Brighter Beginnings has partnered with First 5 Contra Costa in the launch of “Hello Baby,” a new home-visiting program in Richmond that provides support and parenting advice to low-income families whose infants come into the world facing possible hardships.
Google says it will take more than a week to replace the disturbing image of a 14-year-old boy’s body near North Richmond railroad tracks. Others say the company should take more urgent steps to remove the photograph.
An unidentified man was found inside a submerged vehicle in the Point Richmond area around noon today. Police said that the death was likely an accident, not suicide or foul play. The circumstances are under investigation.
The Richmond Southeast Shoreline Community Advisory Group alleges radioactive material found by state officials on Richmond’s shoreline was illegally dumped by a chemical company in the sixties.
Richmond Food Policy Council’s film series aims to educate and encourage community participation on the growing issue of hunger and food security in America.
Thousands of women and children around the country have stopped receiving support by the federal supplemental nutrition program for women, infants and children, commonly known as WIC. Some are scrambling for childcare as federal money dries up for Head Start. But Richmond residents do not have to worry. Yet.
An employee at the Social Security Office in Richmond was hospitalized after she complained about inhaling the gas fumes that hundreds of residents reported smelling this afternoon. Starting at 2:30 p.m. the Richmond Fire Department received a large number of calls reporting the strong odor in Point Richmond. The wind carried the smell, pushing the odor up to North Richmond, said Richmond Fire Chief Michael Banks. As a precaution, the Richmond Police Department notified several schools to shelter in place….
As part of the RAC’s Fall Exhibit, Feldman takes viewers through a timeline of events with references from her up bringing, world travels and the horrors of war and ethnic genocide. The work takes on dark topics, but does so playfully. For example, Feldman’s “War Toy” series juxtaposes the grandness and intrigue of lethal weapon with their ability and to destroy.