The best of Senator Bernie Sanders in Richmond

Click here to view original post in Richmond Confidential. By Bonnie Chan, Loi Almeron, Semany Gashaw, Martin Totland and Phil James (Posted October 19, 2014 4:03 pm) Senator Bernie Sanders (VT-I) visited Richmond Thursday night to deliver a speech that brought an audience of about 500 people to a standing ovation. Sanders also sat down for an exclusive interview with Richmond Confidential. Sanders’… Continue reading The best of Senator Bernie Sanders in Richmond

Little Leaders: Group provides after-school safe space for youth of color

Click here to view original post in Richmond Confidential. By Zainab Khan and Loi Almeron (Posted October 15, 2014 3:00 pm) Tucked away in the back corner of Richmond’s Community Health for Asian Americans (CHAA) center sits a hand-painted poster that reads “SEAYL IS IN.” Walking through the door, it’s immediately evident that this room isn’t like any other –… Continue reading Little Leaders: Group provides after-school safe space for youth of color

2014 Latin American Heritage Day & Music Festival

Click here to view original post in Richmond Confidential. By Knowles Adkisson and Loi Almeron (Posted September 19, 2014 1:02 pm) National Hispanic Heritage Month kicked off on Sept. 14th in Richmond with upbeat music, tasty tacos and bounce houses for kids at a music festival at Restaurante La Revolucion in the Hilltop Mall area. The month, which is observed… Continue reading 2014 Latin American Heritage Day & Music Festival

Candlelight vigil held in memory of Richard “Pedie” Perez III in Richmond

Click here to view original post in Richmond Confidential. By Loi Almeron (Posted September 15, 2014 11:12 pm) Family and friends gathered for a candlelight vigil in front of Uncle Sam’s Liquor Store in Richmond in memory of Richard Perez III, 24, who was shot and killed there during a confrontation with a Richmond police officer in the early morning… Continue reading Candlelight vigil held in memory of Richard “Pedie” Perez III in Richmond

A Working Family: The NIAD Art Center in Richmond

Click here to view original post in Richmond Confidential. By Loi Almeron, Brett Murphy and Hannah Lawson (Posted September 9, 2014 7:53 am) The studio smells like wet clay and paint. Some of the artists work quietly, threading needle through a quilt or contemplating their next brushstroke. Others chirp and laugh and offer input to one another—always positive. Converted from a mechanic… Continue reading A Working Family: The NIAD Art Center in Richmond

Galing Pook Episode 12: Paranaque City

Program: Galing Pook Episode 12: Paranaque City, Metro Manila Presented by: Unlimited Productions, Inc., Development Bank of the Philippines and Galing Pook Foundation Aired on: October 8, 10 and 13, 2013 (ABS-CBN News Channel)   SYNOPSIS In tonight’s episode of Galing Pook, we feature Parañaque City’s program that focuses on the needs of the youth. Tonight’s… Continue reading Galing Pook Episode 12: Paranaque City

Galing Pook Episode 11: Las Pinas City

Program: Galing Pook Episode 11: Las Pinas City, Metro Manila Presented by: Unlimited Productions, Inc., Development Bank of the Philippines and Galing Pook Foundation Aired on: October 1, 3 and 6, 2013 (ABS-CBN News Channel)   SYNOPSIS In this episode of Galing Pook, we learn how the City Government of Las Pinas addressed the issue concerning… Continue reading Galing Pook Episode 11: Las Pinas City

Galing Pook Episode 10: San Mateo

Program: Galing Pook Episode 10: Municipality of San Mateo, Isabela Province Presented by: Unlimited Productions, Inc., Development Bank of the Philippines and Galing Pook Foundation Aired on: September 24, 26 and 29, 2013 (ABS-CBN News Channel)   SYNOPSIS In this week’s episode of Galing Pook, learn how the tiny mung bean seeds changed the lives of… Continue reading Galing Pook Episode 10: San Mateo

Galing Pook Episode 9: Zamboanga del Norte

Program: Galing Pook Episode 9: Zamboanga del Norte Province Presented by: Unlimited Productions, Inc., Development Bank of the Philippines and Galing Pook Foundation Aired on: September 17, 19 and 22, 2013 (ABS-CBN News Channel)   SYNOPSIS Amidst the crisis in Zamboanga City, Galing Pook features the peaceful and resourceful people in the neighboring province of Zamboanga del… Continue reading Galing Pook Episode 9: Zamboanga del Norte