TEDxYouth@RVA occurred on November 15, 2014, at the Collegiate Oates Theatre in Henrico, Virginia. TEDxYouth@RVA is an extension of TEDxRVA, a three-year running citywide TEDx event that occurs in Richmond, Virginia. TEDxYouth@RVA was created after TEDxYouth@JamesRiverRoad as co-curator Paige Lawson attended this event in February of 2014 and then joined her twin sister, co-curator, Emily Lawson to take TEDxYouth@JamesRiverRoad and make it bigger. TEDxYouth@RVA was the end pr
The Rack Race 5K was hosted by Erin Strasser on October 19, 2014. Erin has been organizing the Rack Race 5K since her mom was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009. This year marked the sixth and final year Erin has hosted the event. The Rack Race is a fundraiser designed to raise money for the American Cancer Society (ACS), which goes towards funding cancer research as well as funding the chemotherapy treatments of local cancer patients who otherwise would not be able to affo
During December's Leadership Focus Session, students participated in a Leadership edition of Family Feud! Topics ranged from Santa Claus' reindeer to exotic animals. Not only did the students competing have a great time, but their classmates watching did as well. Leadership Focus Sessions are all about bringing the Center's students together, and the goal was surely accomplished with lots of laughter!