Join us for a STAY Chat on September 22, 2022 at 7:00pm for our first STAY Chat of the 2022/2023 school year! We are honored to be hosting Nicole Jones (RPS 9th District School Board Member), Genevieve Sigel Hawley (Assoc. Professor Dept. of Education, VCU), and Garry Callis (Founder – Children of Light) to talk about “standardizing testing as a practice: is it effective and what do the numbers mean”. We are so happy to be in conversation with everyone and hope you can join us!
Supporting Together Area Youth RVA (STAY RVA) is a movement comprised of parents and neighbors who want to help Richmond’s local public schools thrive. We are a positive-minded, solution-oriented, action-based organization. We want you to be a part of STAY… STAY in the city, STAY committed, STAY open-minded. We want to build communities of support around every school and engage in honest conversations about why schools have not had the resources they need. We want to BECOME genuine community members who work to form relationships with all people.
Richmond is a dynamic city loved by many who call it home. We want to encourage people to STAY, put down roots, and get involved in their community by coming together in support of local schools. In order to be a first-class city, we must provide a first-class education for ALL students.
At the heart of who we are as a movement is a LOVE for humanity. There is a foundational belief that TOGETHER we can and should create a better way forward by supporting our local public schools.
What We Believe