RISE for Youth is a nonpartisan campaign committed to dismantling the youth prison model by promoting the creation of community-based alternatives to youth incarceration. Our work centers the voices of impacted youth and communities and challenges racial injustice in Virginia.
Artwork created by teens across Richmond and artist Mark Strandquist as part of a Performing Statistics workshop on re-imagining school safety.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A new group is joining the fight against a proposed juvenile detention center in Isle of Wight County, saying they are concerned the project isn’t “closer” to their backyard. At a meeting hosted by the
RISE for Youth’s very own James Braxton sharing his story! “Today he’s committed to showing the next generation there is a light at the end of the tunnel.”
RISE for Youth Statement to Governor Ralph Northam The culture of white supremacy is the foundation upon which this nation was built and has dominated every system of power in this country for the past 400 years. This moment in
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