Monthly Archives: April 2016

Reflections of a LIFER Mom

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Knowledge and Community:  Necessary Ingredients for a Successful Independent School Journey     Hi Gina,  It was great to meet you.  I thoroughly enjoyed Saturday’s RIISE Parent Power Conference.  Your panel was so informative.  It made me realize how much I would’ve appreciated a program like RIISE as I went through the independent school process.  […]

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Inspired & Connected at RIISEPPC16

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We thank the many families, schools, thought leaders, community organizations and companies for making RIISEPPC16 - What Every Family of Color Should Know   Inspiring connections were made possible by the generous support of our sponsors: Vibrant Health, Riverdale Country School, Birch Wathen Lenox, Greenwich Academy, The Town School, The Chapin School, Test Rocker, A&M Sports. We […]

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Diversity in Independent Schools: Progress or Perception?

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  Diversity in Independent Schools: Progress or Perception? Have your experiences heard in the 2016 RIISE Cultural Competency Survey   By their very nature, independent schools highlight the social and racial disparities of places of power in America. It’s no surprise then that a recent New York Times article reviewed 503 of the most powerful people in […]

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