Change relies on collaboration, community and sharing resources. The Richmond Youth Organizing Team seeks to build a community of youth, and support each other’s growth. The resources and opportunities featured on this page are intended to provide information and community connection.
Know Your Rights: Guidelines to Ensure Your Rights and Safety
Youth of color are among the most policed populations in the nation. Harsh criminal justice policies such as “Stand Your Ground” and “Stop and Frisk” have proven volatile and discriminatory towards young people. The Know Your Rights guide, developed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California provides youth tips on how to best interact with police during questioning.