Who We Are

Youth Rise Texas is an Austin, Texas based organization, largely comprised of young women and queer youth of color, who have been impacted by the incarceration or deportation of a parent or caregiver. Through popular education, mentorship, community organizing, and creative cultural production, Youth Rise is cultivating the cutting edge of leadership in the struggle against mass incarceration and immigrant criminalization while contributing to the movement for racial, economic, and gender justice.


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