Monday, June 24, 2019

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...

Latest Articles

Richmond mayor seeks suggestions for naming ferry terminal

Richmond mayor: Weekend ferry service should begin in August

Weekend Richmond Ferry service should begin starting in August, Richmond Mayor Tom Butt announced today. The mayor, who long advocated for the new ferry terminal,...

Bank of America names Richmond High senior ‘Student Leader’

Navigating high school isn't easy. But Richmond High senior Ryan Saechao has still found time to serve on student councils and volunteer at a...

‘Where’s Pablo?’ off to a great start

Hannia (pictured above), an incoming sixth grader, was inspired to visit all 23 businesses in one day to collect Where’s Pablo playing cards. Her...