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We’re Back! 10/21 – RIISE Fall Boutique Recruitment Event

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Register Now “Whoohoo!” Please excuse my animation, but I am now the super proud mom of a Senior and a Freshman!!! [Applause] Thank you, thank you. Like many families of children of color in an independent school, we have a vision, we keep our eyes on the prize, and we share our stories. We believe […]

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July 25, 12pm – RIISE MID-SUMMER Admission Info Session

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August 9 & 10 [RIISE MV 2018] Sistas on The RIISE + Brunch & Beach

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Thursday, August 9, 11 am – 2 pm YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard Sistas On The RIISE will nourish and encourage all Marthas to embrace their resilience and vulnerability; creative spirit and sheer will; their ability to heal and inspire the future. The namesake story of Martha’s Vineyard is not definitive, so we’re choosing to go with a self-serving […]

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RIISE MV | Aug. 9-10 |SAVE THE DATE!

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Check Out These Awesome April Events!

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4.10 Historical Roots of and Strategies to Address the “N-word” and Other Bias Language | RSVP 4.16 3:30 PM, PST. | Register  4.18 Fearless Conversations: How to Better Engage in The Art of Difficult Conversations? Why do we avoid those difficult conversations? Perhaps, we put them off because we don’t have the language to effectively respond to things. Maybe […]

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12.11.17~Enrolled at a Hilltop school? Your invited: How Students of Color Navigate Independent Schools

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Join Hilltop Schools for a panel discussion, How Students of Color Navigate Independent School Culture Monday, December 11, 6:30 pm,  Horace Mann School – Recital Hall Horace Mann’s Diversity Council, the Office for Identity, Culture, and Institutional Equity (ICIE) along with the Black Parents Union (BPU) present a RIISE panel discussion to explore the social norms […]

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1.23.18~The Guide for White Women Who Teach Black Boys—NYC Book Discussion Signing

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The Guide for White Women Who Teach Black Boys. We are thrilled to welcome the book’s co-editors: author, activist, and speaker Eddie Moore, Jr.; author, educator & researcher, Ali Michael, and book contributors like parent & diversity practitioner, Orinthia Swindell.~ The Guide for White Women Who Teach Black Boys hopes to teach three main principles: How to develop learning […]

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[9.27] RIISE ROADMAP: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ADMISSION WEBINAR

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RIISE ROADMAP: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ADMISSION WEBINAR September 27, 2017 7pm-8pm This is an online event Participate in our digital workshop that will address five hidden steps toward a sane, productive and enjoyable independent school search process. You will learn: 1. how your Purpose can get you back on the right track when the road you’re on gets bumpy-and […]

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[10.29] 8th RIISE Fall Boutique Recruitment Event

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    8th RIISE Fall Boutique Recruitment Event Sunday, October 29 at 2 PM - 5 PM Sarah Lawrence College – Heimbold Visual Arts Center 1 Mead Way, Bronxville, NY   For the past eight years, Resources In Independent School Education has created a recruitment space for families of color as they consider the social, educational, economic, and cultural […]

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8.9.17 [RIISE MV Events] Boarding School Panel—21st Century Learning & Innovation

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  2nd Annual Boarding School Panel | 21st Century Learning & Innovation We’re back on Martha’s Vineyard at the Edgartown Public Library bridging summer gaps with awareness and access to a boarding school education! Are you curious? Do you have questions? Are you enrolling this Fall? A panel of administrators, educators, and students will offer real […]

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