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This is a dedicated page for community service and volunteerism local to Richmond, CA.

$3M litter solution for Meeker's Slough

Cleanup of Meeker Slough in Marina Bay called true community effort

A community effort to address accumulated trash in Meeker Slough in Richmond's Marina Bay neighborhood began with a resident's complaint to Mayor Tom Butt. A Richmond resident had warned the mayor that "the situation in...
Students to hold Marina Bay clean-up effort on Cesar Chavez Day

Students to hold Marina Bay clean-up effort on Cesar Chavez Day

Students of Amethod Public Schools (AMPS), which operates charter schools in Richmond and Oakland, will join together on March 31 to conduct a clean-up effort in Marina Bay. The AMPS Marina Bay Youth Council is...

This Richmond mom has moved mountains to support charter schools

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzIDxLEzMzk A Richmond mother of three is credited with helping launch two middle schools, vigorously advocating for inclusion of charter schools in the Richmond Promise scholarship program, and taking just two weeks to corral 220...

Chevron funds nation’s largest K-12 campus fab lab at Kennedy High in Richmond

A majority of the adults could not make heads or tails of the advanced technology featured at the brand new Richmond Fab Lab at Kennedy High, which had its grand opening on Tuesday. Thankfully, local...

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Dr. Mayra Padilla of Contra Costa College (photo above) about the importance of college and life experiences. Padilla received her PhD in Neuroscience from U.C. Berkeley and was a lead researcher at Stanford for a time before becoming an educator.

Apply now for Chevron’s Somos Employee Network college scholarship

For an 11th consecutive year, the Somos Employee Network at Chevron Richmond is offering $1,000 scholarships to qualifying high school seniors.
Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

As Richmond Little League preps for the 2019 season, its fields could use a bit of love and attention.

Payless to close all stores

By Mike Kinney Payless ShoeSource Inc. has announced plans to close all of its roughly 2,300 stores.