Getting Ready for 2016
The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. To us, it's not about cakes and candles — it's about being an organization ready to take on the challenges of our second century. Our blueprint to get there — A Call to Action — outlines the innovative work we want to accomplish. Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing locally and get involved!
The Rosie’s Girls program celebrated its fourth successful season as a partnership between the National Park Service, the YMCA of the East Bay, the Rosie the Riveter Trust (the park’s supporting organization), the West Contra Costa Unified School District, and the City of Richmond. Read more
The Maritime Child Development Center was built in Richmond, CA, in 1943 as a federally funded childcare center to serve the families of workers in the Kaiser Shipyards. After recently undergoing a complete restoration, the building is part of the Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park, and has now returned to its original purpose of an educational building, containing the kindergarten and first grade classrooms of a public charter elementary school. Read more