"Rich in Health" Fair
May
31
4:00 PM16:00

"Rich in Health" Fair

Join us for a Community Health Resource Fair for young people aged 13-21 years old. This event will feature a range of FREE health services focused on supporting the wellbeing of young people in West Contra Costa County, including dental screenings, mental health counseling sign-ups, acupressure and massage demonstrations, legal and financial literacy information, rapid HIV testing, sexual health information and supplies, and more.

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Youthtopia: In the Face of Gentrification
May
25
12:00 PM12:00

Youthtopia: In the Face of Gentrification

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Youthtopia: In the Face of Gentrification is a multimedia showcase written and performed by Richmond youth. Through spoken word, dance, music, visual, and video arts, explore the stories and experiences as told by our communities’ young people as they root themselves against displacement, prejudice, and systems of oppression.

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Healthy Start Initiative 2.0 LAUNCH with Assemblymember Buffy Wicks
Feb
22
10:00 AM10:00

Healthy Start Initiative 2.0 LAUNCH with Assemblymember Buffy Wicks

Assemblymember Buffy Wicks and the Healthy Start Coalition invite you to the launch and press event for the Healthy Start Initiative 2.0 (HS2.0). HS2.0 restores and advances the Healthy Start Initiative of 1992-2007 through coordinated, comprehensive, and integrated school-community services and activities to improve the health and wellness of children and families.

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Liberating Our Souls: Dinner for RYSE Members
Dec
19
4:30 PM16:30

Liberating Our Souls: Dinner for RYSE Members

RYSE Members, join us for our annual Liberation Dinner. This year we will feature art activities, music, food and a celebration of the youth artists who worked on the “Keep Families Together” mural. Join us for reflections on the past year, celebrating 2018, and welcoming in the new year ahead. This event is for young people ages 13-21.

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Trauma and Healing Learning Series: Session 6
Jun
6
1:00 PM13:00

Trauma and Healing Learning Series: Session 6

In the 6th and final session of this Series, we invite you to Radical Healing for Systems Transformation: Building Collective Care in our Organizations. We are pleased to have Dr. Shawn Ginwright of Flourish Agenda as our featured presenter.  Dr. Ginwright will be sharing a framework and principles of radical healing, where culture and connection are centered, where relationships are primary, and where our success is beloved community.

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All Out For Richmond's Children & Youth
Jun
2
to Jun 3

All Out For Richmond's Children & Youth

Help us "Get Out the Vote" for Measures E & K, which will help establish a Richmond Fund for Children & Youth to more effectively invest in our youth, and ensure that they are physically, emotionally, mentally, and socially healthy, educated, and live in stable, safe, and supported families and communities. 

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Trauma and Healing Learning Series: Session 5
Mar
7
12:30 PM12:30

Trauma and Healing Learning Series: Session 5

In the 5th Session of RYSE’s Trauma and Healing Learning Series, we invite you to Revealing White Privilege and Healing Racial Trauma.  Dr. Kenneth Hardy, internationally recognized clinician, author, and trainer is returning  to share insights to work together to reveal and heal the psychological wounds of white privilege in order enliven justice, reconciliation, and liberation.

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Trauma and Healing Learning Series: Session 4
Jan
26
10:00 AM10:00

Trauma and Healing Learning Series: Session 4

In this 4th session of the Trauma and Healing Learning Series, the school to prison pipeline is a palpable, powerful, and harmful convergence of structural policies, practices, and punishment of young people of color’s coping, survival, pain, and fortitude. This session will present the dynamics and effects of such convergence and hold space to discuss the implications and obligations to cultivate the policies, practices, and investments to repair the harms and enliven healing and just systems.

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Trauma and Healing Learning Series: Session 2
Nov
16
10:00 AM10:00

Trauma and Healing Learning Series: Session 2

In this session, RYSE Center will share our approach and practice of restorative and non-violent communication as a means of building beloved community.  We will share what led us to employ this approach with young people, staff, and partners, and consider the necessity and opportunities to create collective commitment, support, and accountability with this approach. The session will include time to run scenarios and situations relevant to y/our work.

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Truth Be Told: Justice Through My Eyes [Film Festival]
Oct
28
7:00 PM19:00

Truth Be Told: Justice Through My Eyes [Film Festival]

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Register now for "Truth Be Told: Justice Through My Eyes," our annual film festival that highlights and empowers youth voices and visions by showcasing riveting films from young filmmakers speaking their truth of what justice is through their eyes. Their films offer a glimpse into the complexities of social justice topics from gender equity and equality to human rights, education to economic justice, and more. 

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