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Author Archives for BRITE

Dear Disappointment

October 5, 2020 3:30 pm Published by Comments Off on Dear Disappointment

The following letter was written by Israel Lozano during our weekly writing group, The Green Walls Writer’s Project, in response... View Article


Never Stop Doing Right

September 30, 2020 10:18 am Published by Comments Off on Never Stop Doing Right

Written by Ava Li, a BRITE youth spokesperson. I’m not perfect. It can be hard to accept, but failure is... View Article


Vaping

September 25, 2020 10:08 am Published by Comments Off on Vaping

The following poem was written by our weekly writing group, The Green Walls Writer’s Project, in Zoom. Each person wrote... View Article


Global Warming

August 25, 2020 12:10 pm Published by Comments Off on Global Warming

The following poem was written by our weekly writing group, The Green Walls Writer’s Project, in Zoom. Each person wrote... View Article


A Burning Question

July 31, 2020 3:10 pm Published by Comments Off on A Burning Question

We don’t expect candles to light themselves  Why do we expect a lot of our youth  To earn respect they... View Article


Hidden Dangers of Turning Away

July 21, 2020 4:14 pm Published by Comments Off on Hidden Dangers of Turning Away

Essay and artwork by a BRITE youth spokesperson. I have never been pressured to vape before.      I am lucky enough... View Article


Addiction

June 30, 2020 10:38 am Published by Comments Off on Addiction

Written by Liz Hyman. She had blue hair, with a green streak. I left the store to get to the... View Article


Mountains

June 29, 2020 3:34 pm Published by Comments Off on Mountains

Written by a BRITE young adult spokesperson. I think that everyone has a story that they have to tell, no... View Article