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From Richmond Pulse | 10/18/2017

A Bullet Doesn’t Know the Difference

October 18, 2017                   Above: “Bystander” by 19-year-old artist Samaiyah Zareef-Mustafatha was inspired by witnessing gun violence in East Oakland. By Samaiyah Zareef-Mustafa My first vivid memory of gun violence occurred ...
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From Richmond Pulse | 10/18/2017

Khalid’s Corner: My 30-Year High School Reunion

October 18, 2017           Words of wisdom from community leader, Khalid Elahi My 30-Year High School Reunion My Kennedy High School reunion was a night that will be a lasting memory for me. ...
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From Richmond Pulse | 10/18/2017

‘Put the Guns Down’ Celebrates 10 Years

October 18, 2017             Photo Essay, Denis Perez and RP Editors It was all about stopping the violence and encouraging the kids at this year’s 10th annual Put the Guns ...
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From Richmond Pulse | 10/18/2017

“Ban The Box” Law Gives More Californians a Fair Chance at Employment

October 18, 2017 Press-Release Sacramento, Calif., (October 14, 2017) – The California Endowment commends Governor Jerry Brown and the legislature for enacting AB 1008, also known as the “Ban the ...
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From Richmond Pulse | 10/15/2017

North Richmond Has Always Been Different

October 15, 2017             Commentary, Donté Clark The conversation about annexing North Richmond has many residents divided. I’ve heard about the benefits of North Richmond being able to receive city services, ...
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From Richmond Pulse | 10/12/2017

Abandoned House Fire Damages Richmond Teacher’s First Home

October 12, 2017             RP Staff Report As fires continue to burn in the North Bay, many families are being forced to evacuate their homes. Without much time to leave, ...
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From Richmond Pulse | 10/11/2017

‘We Are All Excludeds’ – Ethnic Media Panel Discuss New Exhibit on Japanese Internment

October 11, 2017           New America Media, News Report and Photos by Peter Schurmann  Above: Kenji Taguma (center), editor-in-chief of the Nichi Bei Weekly, explains how the internment experience fostered ...
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From Richmond Pulse | 10/11/2017

Volunteers Clean Up the City, One Alley at a Time

October 11, 2017                 By Ronvel Sharper Staff at Portumex Restaurant on 23rd Street received welcome support on Saturday, Oct. 7 when community members came to clean up their back ...
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From Richmond Pulse | 10/09/2017

Why You Shouldn’t ‘Dress Up Like a Native’ on Halloween

October 9, 2017                 By Isabella Zizi It all started in my kindergarten class when we were preparing to do a “Thanksgiving celebration” and our teacher had us dress up ...
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From Richmond Pulse | 10/09/2017

A Toxic Tour With Tales of Resilience

October 9, 2017                 By Steve Early Richmond has multiple guides to its past. On our waterfront, Betty Reid Soskin, the nation’s oldest park ranger, holds forth at the Rosie ...
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From Healthy Richmond | 01/22/2014

New 2014 Richmond Health Enrollment Events Calendar!

January 22, 2014 Quality and affordable health care for Richmond residents is available today. Across Richmond, events are taking place to help individuals and families get enrolled in ...
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From Healthy Richmond | 11/04/2013

New Resources on Mixed-Status Families and the ACA

November 4, 2013 Please see updates and resources below shared by the The Asegúrate Campaign which includes information on why mixed status families should not be afraid to ...
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