Neighborhood clean-up projects have galvanized the Richmond community with a strong resurgence of effort to make improvements, but has it been enough to rid 23rd Street of the pimps and prostitutes that plague the district at night?
Californians living abroad took extra measures this year to make sure their ballot was counted in the highly contentious presidential race, where the fate of the presidency has yet to be decided.
“To run is courageous,” Anderson said. “So you have to get right with yourself, there is no second place there is no third place – the winner wins. The process of running allows you to give a voice for the people.”
“Culture is prevention,” he says. “Many native people have turned to alcohol because of the inability to grieve and address the historical trauma of losing their culture, language and spirituality. Becoming a sober native person is an act of decolonizing.”
Even amid a pandemic, Garry and Maryn Hurlbut can send rubber balls ricocheting to the other side of the net or watch from the sidelines as their friends and fellow players square up for a singles match.