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  • January 28, 2018
  • News

Help Stop Youth Prisons in Virginia Virginia’s youth need your help: The Virginia House and Senate both propose new youth prisons in their versions of the state budget. We know this is the wrong approach, and RISE for Youth continues…

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RISE for Youth Applauds Vote Against Youth Prison

  • October 13, 2017
  • News

RISE for Youth Coordinator Valerie Slater released the following statement after the Chesapeake Planning Commission unanimously voted to deny (at 5:11:00) the application for a new youth prison: “On August 8th, the Chesapeake City Council moved to delay a vote…

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Thanks!

  • November 16, 2016
  • News

Thank you Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant for standing with youth and families and investing in community-based alternatives, not prison.

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Giving Thanks!

  • November 16, 2016
  • News

Thank you Sen. Mark Obenshain for helping our most vulnerable youth by investing community-based alternatives to prison.

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Thank you!

  • November 16, 2016
  • News

Prison is no place for kids. Thank you Governor Terry McAuliffe for protecting community-based alternatives to incarceration.

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