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  • Guest Blog – Alile Eldridge, Chapin, reflects on #IndySchoolGirlsofColor event


        Thank you to member school, Chapin for hosting a lovely event! Thank you to our panelists & guests for making it possible & powerful-RIISE I had the opportunity to listen to a podcast interview in which RIISE founder Gina Parker Collins spoke with Dr. Howard C. Stevenson, a noted author and Professor of Education and […]

  • RIISE Spotlight with Greenwich Academy’s Abby Katz – Dean of Admissions & FA


    RIISE is thrilled to brand and promote our newest member school, Greenwich Academy. Located about 25 miles from NYC, GA is situated on an incredibly beautiful campus in downtown Greenwich, CT, convenient to both Westchester and Fairfield counties. The all-girl, Pre K-12 college preparatory’s physical space challenges and encourages academic achievement , character development and […]

  • RIISE Podcast – Dr. Howard Stevenson Talks About our #IndySchoolGirlsofColor


    Dr. Stevenson is the truth! Listen to our podcast as Dr. Howard Stevenson talks about the importance & power of girls of color – their style, their voice, their future and what happens when independent schools become much more appreciative of what they bring to the table. Thank you Dr. Stevenson! #IndySchoolGirlsofColor & The Women […]


  • RIISE Parent’s Reception at Greenwich Academy – May 1

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    Come to our Parent’s Reception, and meet Abby, Gloria, Molly King-Head of School, and the girls they educate, next Thursday evening, May 1. RSVP required To receive this special invitation, email us at gpc@4RIISE.org Greenwich Academy is an all-girl, Pre K-12 college preparatory day school that  challenges and encourages academic achievement , character development and […]

  • 3 Springtime Reasons to get Sprung @ Border Crossers Gala on May 8th


      Last spring RIISE was blown away when Border Crossers recognized us, our community of parents of color & indy schools, for bridging the gaps at the cross roads of race and privilege – Education. An independent school education is a major intersection. And, our children of color are meeting it head-on,  cautiously crossing it […]