Monthly Archives: June 2015

Confessions of Being Full On

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“I’s feelin’ real down. I’s feelin’ mighty bad.”  This is one of many memorable quotes from Sophia in the movie, The Color Purple. Tough to admit, but this particular quote represented how I’d been feeling the past couple of weeks. At the beginning of the school year, RIISE advisors cautioned us about the importance of […]

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Thank you Dad! RIISE POV: Dads of Color In Independent School

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I’ve heard from many that your presence and shared points of view last week was profound. Thank you for taking the time to celebrate and contemplate in brotherhood. Challenges and opportunities with education and employment/entrepreneurship appeared to be the top issues of the evening. RIISE hopes that more opportunities will manifest that inspire you to […]

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[8.22] IT’S A FAMILY AFFAIR – 2ND ANNUAL RIISE MARTHA’S VINEYARD BENEFIT

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7.18 – Hotter Than July: Alum Mentor Indy School Girls of Color

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click here to enlarge RSVP Here Indy School Girls of Color in middle and upper school won’t have to say “I wish I knew ” when they graduate. Connect with alum who want to see you become powerful young women. They’ve stumbled, succeeded and beat the odds. Get what you need to know right now to gain the competitive […]

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Overnight camping trips: A camper’s worries and his mother’s reflections …

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Re-Posted from F&W July 11, 2012 , by abreen Farm & Wilderness Foundation by a Barn Day Camp parent: As a first year Barn Day Camp mom and staff member, I had what I have heard is quite a normal experience Monday evening.  I was confronted by my son with his arms crossed and a sour look […]

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You’re In Luck! An Amazing Summer Is Still Possible Until 6/24

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Happy Almost-Summer! Here at Farm & Wilderness, we have plants in the ground, the kayaks and fishermen on the lakes, and eager, excited staff getting training and skills in preparation for campers’ arrival. If you have a teen in your household whose internship fell through, job prospects are less than exciting, or who wants an amazing summer […]

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RIISE welcomes The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine!

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The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine  is an independent, Episcopal, Kindergarten–Grade 8 day school for 300 girls and boys of all faiths. The school is committed to a rigorous academic program that integrates the arts, athletics, and leadership development. Located on New York City’s Upper West Side on the 13-acre Close of the […]

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6.12 – RIISE POV: Dads of Color in Independent Schools

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