Monthly Archives: April 2015

4.25 – RIISEPPC15 Schedule & Guide

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4th Annual RIISE  Parent Power Conference Encouraging Diversity In Independent School Education… Become a RIISE Member – www.4RIISE.org Schedule & Guide – Saturday, April 25 9:45amCheck-in 10:00-11:00pm Welcome – Gina Parker Collins, RIISEFounder Keyshop – Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr.  Founder, White Privilege Conference Church Vestry  11:00-12:00pm Admission Strategies Panel – Elizabeth Perez Azerad, MD, RIISE […]

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All In Campaign – Rada Film Group

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Rada Film Group has teamed up with the College Board, to help bring attention to the “All In” campaign. “All In” is designed to ensure that every student of color with the potential to succeed in an Advanced Placement course, takes AP. On behalf of The College Board, we have created a series of videos that share […]

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Does my child need professional help? Clues from RIISE Social & Emotional Advisor

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Does my child need professional help? Delia M. Farquharson, LCSW & RIISE Social & Emotional Advisor If you are ever concerned that your child is seeing, hearing or feeling things that others are not experiencing, or that your child may be suicidal, do not delay. Seek help immediately, call 911 or go to the nearest […]

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RIISE Welcomes Farm & Wilderness

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We are proud of our partnership with our newest affiliate, Farm & Wilderness Foundation. Farm & Wilderness is an extraordinary summer camp program in Vermont that helps campers discover their best selves! Their mission: To grow the seeds of courage and integrity in all participants To offer rugged, hands-on, outdoor adventure and challenge To encourage hard work […]

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5 Steps for Cultural Equity In Curriculum

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Parents of color have the power to influence cultural equity in curriculum. Here is how this story goes: My children are graduating this year and I am beyond proud that they are thriving academically as they continue to manage the culture of independent schools as children of color. It is a known fact that our children […]

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Press Release – Lack of diversity at America’s independent schools may have long-term…

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News Release    Lack of diversity at America’s independent schools may have a long-term effect on economic prosperity, according to RIISE New York, NY – April 6, 2015 –Low levels of cultural diversity at independent schools may have a long-term, negative effect on America’s future workforce and economic prosperity, according to insight from Resources In […]

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4.25 – Free to Register – RIISE Parent Power Conference ’15 – Encouraging Diversity In Independent School Education

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