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After Troop 491, Richmond Native Praheme Builds Film Career in LA

After making the movie Troop 491: The Adventures of the Muddy Lions in Richmond, filmmaker Praheme headed to Los Angeles to build the next stage in his career. On a recent trip home, Virginia Currents producer Catherine Komp caught up with the award-winning director to learn more about his work and his next film.

Building Confidence and Bonds at Girls Rock! RVA

Fifteen years ago, the first Rock 'n' Roll Camp for Girls took place in Portland, Oregon. Since then, the model has spread globally including to Richmond. Catherine Komp has more for Virginia Currents.

Learn More: Find out about Girls Rock! RVA and FRILL, the Free Richmond Instrument Lending Library. Explore similiar initiatives with the Girls Rock Camp Alliance.

Building a Recovery High School in Central Virginia

Four hundred youth between the ages of 15 and 24 died from opioid overdoses in Virginia between 2010 and 2014, according to data from the Virginia Department of Health. An alternative treatment model - recovery high school - seeks to help young people who are addicted. In WCVE’s ongoing series Facing Addiction, Virginia Currents Producer Catherine Komp reports.

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