MISSION AND VALUES
The Richmond Professional Black Firefighters Association (RPBFFA)
and its Richmond Youth Academy (RYA) work in cooperation to educate,
protect, and serve the youth of Richmond and surrounding communities.
The following statements are upheld by Richmond Youth Academy:
- MISSION STATEMENT
To maintain a safe environment for youth to gather
within the community to learn about many aspects of the fire service
and to provide avenues for positive social interaction for youth
within the program, and for youth within the community.
We will be a model for fire departments with youth programs
to introduce youth in the community to the fire service and to
provide a safe environment for social activities for youth within
- CORE VALUES
Recognizing the dedication, skill, and value of all
Cadets, we will create and maintain an environment of individual
safety, well-being and trust. We are guided by: Service to Others,
Team Work, Compassion, Integrity, Safety, Honesty, Accountability,
Professionalism, and Respect.