A new report ranks Virginia 10th in the nation when it comes to overall child well-being. But as Yasmine Jumaa reports, communities of color still face disparities.
Articles by Yasmine Jumaa
Following the racist and alleged sexual assault scandals facing Democratic elected officials in Virginia, women of color are pushing for more political influence. A new political action committee aims to assist them in raising $1 million dollars this year to help them compete in upcoming elections.
An organization that has expanded legal and safe spaces to skate around Richmond has a new initiative. The RVA Sk8 Club offers youth free skateboarding lessons at elementary schools around the city.
Virginia Delegate Jennifer Carroll Foy is launching a political action committee to help elect Democrats around Virginia. She’s the second woman of color in the legislature to do so, signaling a possible statewide run for office.
Nine organizations launched the Virginia Energy Reform Coalition on Tuesday to advocate for more clean energy competition in Virginia.
Lawmakers and stakeholders had a detailed discussion Monday, about long standing inadequacies in Virginia's foster care system.
The 2019 National Teacher of the Year is Richmond’s Rodney Robinson. The Virgie Binford history teacher works with youth incarcerated in the city’s juvenile detention center.
Next week, people around Virginia will celebrate Earth Day with service projects and educational events. Year round, environmental solutions have sparked creative businesses around Richmond. Three of them are run by women who have merged sustainability and entrepreneurship.