Never Stop Learning – Discover California Community Colleges

Aug 20, 2021

JCYC and the Richmond Neighborhood Center, as community partners, value the impact that post-secondary education can have on student success! Community college is a great path to discover a career, earn a certificate or learn new job skills. If you or someone you know may be interested, please visit stayenrolled.com now to apply to learn about […]

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The Richmond Neighborhood Center Stands Against Anti-Asian Racism

Mar 25, 2021

The Richmond Neighborhood Center stands in solidarity with our Asian American community members against anti-Asian racism and white supremacy in all its forms. More than half of the participants in our youth and community programs identify as Asian, and we are proud to be part of a diverse neighborhood that celebrates its many Asian American […]

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Reflections on Black History Month

Mar 1, 2021

At The Richmond Neighborhood Center, we believe it’s important to lift up Black voices and be intentional about the ways we celebrate Black History Month in our youth programs. For the last four weeks, our K-12 youth programs have been exploring Black arts and culture, learning about iconic (and many lesser known) Black luminaries, and […]

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Virtual Programming, Community Hubs and More

Oct 5, 2020

With the fall term in full swing, our team is hard at work running virtual youth programs and in-person Community Hubs in the Richmond District. Ranging from take-home enrichment activities and social spaces to academic and social-emotional support, we’re continuing to roll out new offerings throughout the school year. Community Hubs Youth programming is more […]

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Day of Mourning for Black Lives

Day of Mourning for Black Lives

Sep 18, 2020

The Richmond Neighborhood Center is committed to anti-racist practices, dismantling white supremacy, defunding the police & reallocation of monies for supportive community services, and abolitionist teaching methods that result in the creation of equity in educational spaces. We categorically condemn the state-sanctioned murder of Black/African American people, the recent resurgence of lynching, and the underreported, […]

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Supporting Students as We Head Back to School

Aug 14, 2020

Over the last six months, the Neighborhood Center team has had to adapt to a whole new way of serving our community. This new school year poses new challenges, but with a summer of virtual programming under our belt, we’re looking forward to welcoming back all of our youth participants when school starts next week. […]

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How Our Newest Food Pantry is Meeting Community Needs

Aug 12, 2020

We’re proud to share that our newest pop-up food pantry is now serving over 300 of our neighbors each week! Organized in partnership with the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank, this pantry is open on Mondays from 9AM-1PM at the Golden Gate Park Senior Center, providing free groceries to anyone who needs them, no matter where […]

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Support Black Communities in the Bay Area

Jul 9, 2020

In the wake of George Floyd’s murder and the subsequent uprising across the country, we have been inspired to see many people giving material support to the Black Lives Matter movement and Black communities. The Richmond Neighborhood Center’s staff compiled this list of Bay Area-specific nonprofits, activist organizations, and other causes to which we as […]

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Summer Program Updates

Jun 19, 2020

Dear Neighborhood Center Families and Supporters, I am writing today with updates on our youth and community programs, which continue to serve families and neighbors during these unprecedented times. Recent weeks have been especially difficult, and our team is working on a plan to take strong anti-racist action as an organization. We will be sharing […]

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Justice for George Floyd

Jun 5, 2020

All of us at The Richmond Neighborhood Center are saddened and angered by the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, David McAtee, Ahmaud Arbery, and Sean Monterrosa. Their deaths at the hands of police and white supremacists are the latest in a long line of atrocities resulting from systemic anti-Black racism in the […]

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