College Grad's Biracial Identity Inspires Her To Teach Others About Diversity, AcceptanceStudents Rising Above's Nyia Roberts is planning on social work as a career so she can teach young people about acceptance and diversity. And she says she's ready for the next time someone questions who she is. Christin Ayers reports. (2-12-2020)
SRA Student Jocelyn Vega Honors Her Mom's Memory As She Pursues Her DreamThis week's Students Rising Above scholar lost her mother to violence. As Michelle Griego shows us, she's honoring her mother's memory and pursuing her educational dreams.
Father's Battle With Cancer Inspired SRA Scholar Ramon Zermeno To Help Others'Students Rising Above' scholar Ramon Zermeno saw his father battle cancer and felt powerless to help. SRA's Michelle Griego reports Ramon is serving his community, helping others who are facing their own healthcare concerns.
Student Inspires Others By Speaking Out On Loved One's Mental Health Struggles17-year-old Lupe Barron made the decision to speak about her family member's journey. Her efforts inspired classmates and teachers. Michelle Griego reports. (11-19-2019)
Mt. Eden High School Student Helping To Create A Safe Space For LGBTQ StudentsMt. Eden High School student Robert Green grew up advocating for himself when no one else could. Now he works to help other LGBTQ students find a safe space to be themselves. Michelle Griego reports for Students Rising Above.