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Open Letter to the Antioch City Council regarding Youth Services

“Opportunity lives here” is a fitting slogan for Antioch. While our city has gone through major growing pains, our future together has rarely looked brighter. Yet the hard truth is that opportunity doesn’t exist equally for everyone, especially our largest and most vulnerable population, our young people. Earlier this month, Kamani Stelly was convicted of … Continue reading Open Letter to the Antioch City Council regarding Youth Services

Householder wins Antioch School Board seat, becoming the youngest member elected in the school board’s history

On November 6, 2018, Ellie Householder won a seat on the Antioch Unified School District Board of Education. The 25-year-old Educational Consultant and UC Berkeley graduate student is the youngest member elected to the Antioch School Board. Householder beat out former Antioch Mayor James “Jim” Davis by 1,748 votes, with a total of 8,705 votes. … Continue reading Householder wins Antioch School Board seat, becoming the youngest member elected in the school board’s history

The Post-Grad Struggle for First Generation and Low-Income Graduates

Here I am, five months post-graduation from one of the most elite universities in the world, having just secured a full-time position at my dream job. If you would have told me three months ago that my financial future looks bright, I probably would have called you a liar. Although my economic anxieties have lessened … Continue reading The Post-Grad Struggle for First Generation and Low-Income Graduates