Teen Summit 2025

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Teen Summit 2024

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Teen Summit RVA 2023 was the first of its kind regional high school leadership summit designed to connect students, in a safe space, to speak out and have their voices heard. Teen Summit RVA is a day designed to amplify youth voices against violence and address wellness. Students exchange ideas on leadership pathways for positive change in the Richmond region. The event welcomes hundreds of diverse high school students who engage in interactive experiences addressing various topics students selected mixed with the arts and entertainment – from gun violence and safety, drugs and mental health, culture, and equity in their school district and community. These experiences range from thought provoking conversations led by experts in their field to art and spoken word as a means of expression. In addition, teens explore careers and summer job opportunities in the InspireYouth@Work Career and Resource Fair.  Teen Summit RVA gives teens insights into how to work in their community to improve their wellbeing and to challenge social norms.

Teen Summit RVA is presented by the counties of Chesterfield and Henrico and the City of Richmond with support from each locality’s school division. The event has been sponsored by The Community Foundation for a Greater Richmond and Virginia Career Works with support from nearly 20 contributing partners who provided financial and in-kind support.

Coverage of 2023 Event