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Education

We’ve got you covered for education-related news in Richmond, CA. Find articles related to schools, scholarships and school districts in Richmond below.

Paid tutors sought for program serving local, low-income students

Paid tutors sought for program serving local, low-income students

Community members interested in a job or volunteer opportunity are encouraged to become paid tutors and mentors to local, low-income youth from third through ninth grades. The Multicultural Institute is recruiting for about seven positions...
Salesian invites families to open house Sunday

Salesian receives STEM grant from Toshiba foundation

Salesian College Preparatory has announced the school has received a $5,000 STEM grant from the Toshiba America Foundation (TAF) thanks to the school's science teacher, Dr. Lida Antonian. The grant will fund hands-on learning equipment...

Richmond resident’s estate gifts $835,000 to Contra Costa College Foundation

A recent $835,000 gift from the estate of Geraldine M. Packard will help more students re-enter Contra Costa College for a second chance to successfully complete a degree program. The Contra Costa College Foundation recently...
2019 Richmond Promise Scholarship Launch set for Oct. 1

2019 Richmond Promise Scholarship Launch set for Oct. 1

The Richmond Promise, a program offering scholarships to all college-bound high school seniors from Richmond and North Richmond, is set to launch its 2019 scholarship application process on Oct. 1. That day, students and their...

Richmond Promise Seeking Mentors

In less than three years, the Richmond Promise has helped more than 1,000 young people go from high school to higher education. But the work doesn’t stop with the first day of college.  The...

Happening Sept. 19: Free “Black Minds Matter” Lecture and Workshop

Contra Costa College Student Equity invites the community to “Black Minds Matter,” a free lecture and workshop on issues facing men of color in education. Professor Luke Wood, San Diego State University, and originator of...

Hundreds Gather for Back-to-School Celebration

By Cami Crawford Hundreds of young people and their families packed Nevin Park on Wednesday afternoon for the 18th annual Back-to-School block party sponsored by the Bay Area Rescue Mission and the Chevron Richmond Refinery. The...
St. David School invites community to annual Fall Festival

Celebrate the first day of autumn at St. David School’s Fall Festival

The community is invited to celebrate the start of autumn at St. David School’s Fall Festival on Sept. 22. The festivities are set to being at 11:45 a.m. with a student parade followed by...
8 local employers set to attend San Pablo Library job fair

Travis Credit Union to hold college financing workshop at San Pablo Library

Travis Credit Union is set to hold a free “Keys to College Financing” workshop on Sept. 17. The event is set to take place in the Community Room at San Pablo Library, 13751 San Pablo...
New Richmond nonprofit helps working adults gain a degree

New Richmond nonprofit helps working adults gain a degree

By Zach Chouteau Have you ever heard of a college program with no tests or required attendance that lets you gain a degree on your own time and in your own way? The Standard dropped...

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After Salute's closure, Thanksgiving charity event headed to GRIP

After Salute’s closure, Thanksgiving charity event headed to GRIP

The closure of Salute e Vita Ristorante in Marina Bay has not stopped charitable restaurateur Menbere Aklilu from wanting to continue her Thanksgiving tradition...
Richmond police investigate hit-and-run at Esmond/24th

Richmond police investigate hit-and-run at Esmond/24th

Richmond police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that occurred Wednesday morning. At 9:11 a.m., officers responded to a roll-over collision at 24th Street and Esmond...
WCCUSD schools to close Friday due to poor air quality

All Contra Costa schools to close Friday due to Camp Fire smoke

All Contra Costa County schools, including the West Contra Costa Unified and Contra Costa College, will be closed on Friday due to the persistent...