Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Volunteer

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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Bay Area Rescue Mission gives ‘boxes of hope’ to people in need

Bay Area Rescue Mission gives ‘boxes of hope’ to people in need

By Kathy Chouteau They’re called “boxes of hope,” and by the looks on the faces of the people receiving them, they deliver precisely what they...
Plans for former San Pablo City Hall draw concern from museum officials

Museum officials concerned about planned sale of former San Pablo City Hall property

By Mike Kinney Future development plans for the 4.64-acre former San Pablo City Hall property at San Pablo Avenue and Church Lane have drawn concern...
East Bay ‘Battle of the Mayors’ aims to garner Census responses

Oakland edges Richmond in Census challenge, but really both cities win

Oakland may have edged Richmond in a friendly competition to see which city could get more residents to complete the 2020 Census. But in...