Staff Stories

We Need To End Vocational Trade School Stigma

We Need To End Vocational Trade School Stigma

During one of the classes I taught at the University of South Carolina, I had a great student we’ll call Tim. Tim aced my first year English class. He was fun and funny, a good writer and a smart kid. Several years later, I learned that Tim had...

Wafula Bridging The Digital Divide

Wafula Bridging The Digital Divide

This week on #YRVolunteerSpotlight we bring you Wafula Richard, a former student of Youth Rising and now a staff member. In this article, Richard shares his unfortunate experiences and his turning point on joining Youth Rising.     I am...