school to prison pipeline

Cruel And Unusual Punishment

Cruel And Unusual Punishment

Hoping to protect at-risk youth from coronavirus, youth advocacy organization RISE For Youth is calling for the release of juveniles currently incarcerated in Virginia for non-violent offenses. During the COVID-19 pandemic the focus for many of us is on the health and...

Op-Ed: For the Love of All of Our Children

Op-Ed: For the Love of All of Our Children

This past weekend, I attended a conference on the campus of Princeton University in New Jersey, and had to field numerous questions regarding whether Richmond is as racially oppressive as it is portrayed in the national media. I stood up for our city, and assured the...

The Power Of The Simplest Of Actions

The Power Of The Simplest Of Actions

This weekend, I attended Art 180, Performing Statistics, and RISE for Youth's joint event, the Juvenile Justice Parade. It was organized by black and brown youth, all of whom have faced personal discrimination and many of whom have been personally sent through the...




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