The Teen Advocacy Group of Richmond is a loose structure to bring people together in the simplest of ways-- talking. Us advocates, organizers, and activists are in the same boat, and even as little as brainstorming with, talking to, and lifting up each other makes an incalculable difference.

Anyone can create their own TAG for themselves and their friends (see Create page) and we hope to be able to spread these groups across the Richmond area and connect with others who are working to make a difference as well. One person alone cannot change the world, but a group, a team, a movement can.


Ruby is a student activist and writer who advocates for feminism, LGBTQ+ rights and building safer local and national communities.

"So many books, so little time." -Frank Zappa


Gus is a student committed to understanding international issues and is an active participant in Model UN. He hopes to become a diplomat or ambassador (to France preferably) in the future.

"Ugh. Do I have to write a bio?" -Gus


Henry is the founder of TAG. He fights forward with the Art and Science of activism and writes blog posts at henryhaggard.com and for rvamag.com.

"Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing" -Ben Franklin


Stephanie is a black student writer, activist, and organizer who advocates for womanism, STEM diversity, youth prison abolition, and community nonviolence.

“Womanist is to feminist as purple is to lavender”


Greta is a student writer and activist for the LGBTQ+ community, gender equality, and education reform. She loves international politics and advocates for global interconnectedness.

"Reading is the key that opens doors to many good things in life. Reading shaped my dreams, and more reading helped me make my dreams come true." 
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg"


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