Andrea Weathington

About Andrea Weathington
Ms. Weathington has a long history of community service, including providing assistance to the Sacramento Food Bank, Society for the Blind and the Winter Sanctuary, which assists homeless individuals. Her passionate issues are education funding and the war on drugs. She has been a 4.0 student at Sacramento City College, loves to run, and devotes much time to her 10-year-old daughter.

Home, sweet home


I woke up this November morning feeing grateful. The day before marked one of the most momentous occasions any person can experience. We moved into a home that we could truly call our own. Buying a home is on that checklist of living the American dream. A house in suburbia, 2.5 kids, a dog… These […]

Driving while white: A story of felony privilege

Driving while white: A story of felony privilege

When the blue and red lights filled the back of the car and siren chirped, I looked at my passenger and let out a choice expletive before pulling over. My heart felt like it was pounding out of my chest as I awaited the encounter. I didn’t know how serious it was to drive with […]

An alchemy of fresh food in South Sacramento

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Imagine being a single parent trying to make ends meet. You earn enough money to pay the bills, but not enough to feed three growing children. Maybe this isn’t an imaginary scenario. Maybe it’s your reality. In Sacramento County, we are fortunate to have the CalFresh program, formerly known as Food Stamps and commonly referred […]