Railroad Street

Winner of the 2023 RYSE Scholarship

We are thrilled to announce that the 2023 RYSE Scholarship goes to... Sheyla Cruz! Sheyla is a Monument graduate with a lot of exciting plans for the future. Currently attending the Mildred Elley School in Pittsfield, Sheyla plans to acquire her certificate in Cosmetology, before going to Berkshire Community College in the fall of 2024 to study Psychology. Best of luck to Sheyla on her future endeavors! To learn more about the Railroad Street Youth Project Student Empowerment Program (RYSE) visit our Programs page and watch this space for more information.


SBCHC Coalition Meeting (Youth-focused/Intergen) DUBOIS Middle school


SBCHC Coalition Meeting (intergen) MERHS Eagle's Loft


SBCHC Coalition Meeting (intergen) MMRHS Student Center


SBCHC Coalition Meeting (Youth-focused/intergen) MERHS Eagle's Loft


SBCHC Quarterly Coalition Meeting (Intergen) Dubois Middle School library


SBCHC Coalition Meeting (intergen) MERHS Eagles Loft

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Youth Operational Board

The Youth Operational Board nurtures innovative, youth-generated ideas.

Find a Mentor

We’ll work with you to find an adult of your choosing to help you with your goals or just to talk.

Become a Mentor

We are always looking for passionate adults who want to help empower a young person through a 1-1 mentoring match.

Drop-In Center

Where it all happens. The Drop-In Center is a safe, supportive space for young people to come together, hang out, play games, develop ideas and connect with peers and staff.


Located behind RYSP's Drop-In Center is the skate park. A safe, fun neighborhood spot for young people to spend the day.

Empower Young People
Support youth-inspired projects
Promote responsibility, self-worth & intergenerational communication.

Who We Are