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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


L-E-A-D-E-R, LEADER!

July 30, 2020 10:31 am Published by Comments Off on L-E-A-D-E-R, LEADER!

Written by Ava Li, a BRITE youth spokesperson. L is for listening.  A good leader doesn’t just drone on and... 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


On My Side of the Road

June 29, 2020 12:52 pm Published by Comments Off on On My Side of the Road

Written by Alexis Shumack. “Just stay on your side of the road. Don’t look at the other cars, Lex. Just... View Article


Sunflower

May 26, 2020 2:19 pm Published by Comments Off on Sunflower

Written by a BRITE young adult spokesperson. You are your father’s child. Half of him and your mother. He watched... View Article


Color

May 26, 2020 2:14 pm Published by Comments Off on Color

Written by a BRITE young adult spokesperson. With a world covered in grey, A heart filled with rage, I am... View Article