Residents, Officials Unveil Yellow Brick Road Play Street

Richmond nonprofit Pogo Park, Iron Triangle residents and city officials celebrated the grand opening of the Yellow Brick Road Play Street last week, which includes a series of parks, walking paths and a roundabout that all intersect at Eighth Street and Elm Avenue. The celebration represented the official unveiling of the street, designed to be a “yellow brick”-guided safe zone for walking and playing.

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2015: The Rise of Millennials

Millennials, especially teenagers, have a reputation of being apathetic and apolitical. We proved that wrong in 2015. Young people are not exempt from discrimination and violence and we are not afraid to fight back.

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Making Juvenile Hall the Mental Health Provider of Last – Not First – Resort

According to a new study by the San Francisco-based Young Minds Advocacy, as many as 70 percent of the kids in California’s juvenile detention centers are in need of mental health care, and most of them are not getting it. Attorney Patrick Gardner, the organization’s founder and one of the report’s authors, says many of these youth would not be in detention in the first place if there were more home and community-based mental health services available.

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