Richmond is often described as a city fractured by crime and divided into districts of differing safety profiles. “Richmond has had its ups and downs. I’ve been a resident for 21 years. I … Continue reading
The Richmond nonprofit Pogo Park hosted the grand opening of the Yellow Brick Road Play Street, which includes a series of parks, walking paths and a roundabout in the city’s Iron Triangle neighborhood. … Continue reading
Local youth dish up some trivia about City Heights’ El Cajon Boulevard, in a video by Media Arts Center San Diego.
César Chávez Avenue, running through the heart of Boyle Heights, has a higher rate of accidents involving cars, pedestrians and bicyclists, than similar streets in Los Angeles. The Great Streets Initiative … Continue reading
Faces and names pop out as you hover over a map of West Oakland, and the voices of local youth from the neighborhood contrast with home-seekers looking to invest in property there, elucidating the issue of gentrification in … Continue reading
A 17 year-old resident of Ramona Gardens writes about the problems and the pride of growing up in the Ramona Gardens neighborhood, as part of the neighborhood’s Storytelling Project. “I found … Continue reading
The Saturday Basketball program was conceived as a way to get youth and police officers together in an environment that is not defined by law enforcement. Fresno police think the tournament can diffuse tension and address … Continue reading
Khalid Elahi knows some of the myths swirling in Richmond’s hard neighborhoods, mottos that get young people to adopt the lifestyle they see around them. But he wants these young men to think first about their future … Continue reading
A young man questions the reputation of his neighborhood, Meadowview, and interviews residents to show the diversity of viewpoints. See it on Access Sacramento.
It’s been a violent summer for Long Beach. Summertime, when kids are out of school, tends to see a spike in crime, and last month was the most violent June in recent … Continue reading