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The Power of Parent Involvement & 4 Ways Affinity Groups Do It!

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  Erica King Toler, PhD, leads one of our popular workshops called  Decoding the Code:  Helping Families to Thrive in an Independent School Environment. As she equips our parents with tools to decode the independent school culture, she also highlights the value of parent participation. With that in mind, let’s talk about parent involvement and the ways it can look at […]

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#IndySchoolGirlsofColor guest blog – Misconceptions, by Alexandra Day

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We are so enthusiastic about this Saturday’s #indyschoolgirlsofcolor event at the Chapin School!  Girls of Color & The Women They Become: Looking at success through an independent school lens will open its arms to current girls of color grades 6-12 and those considering an independent school education. We have something for their caregivers too. RIISE & […]

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Registration Open – Girls of Color & The Women They Become: Looking at Success Through an Independent School Lens 4/12

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Where my girls at? Yes, that was grammatically incorrect. But, there’s just no other way to say it! We are calling all girls of color who attend/attended an independent day or boarding school to spend some time with the RIISE network as we lift you up. We’ve spent a considerable amount of time, and for […]

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What Happens When We Get Together PoCC & SDLC 2013

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  As many of you know, the People of Color Conference (PoCC) is an annual two-day conference with workshops, celebrated speakers, heritage and association sessions, documentary screenings, book signings, and  supportive connections. When it’s all said and done, you are simultaneously exhilarated and exhausted! The conference was created by the National Association of Independent Schools […]

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The ADS Workshop – Yep, that would be Anna Deavere Smith, at Chapin!

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When I learned from Alile Eldridge, Coordinator of Community Life & Diversity, that acclaimed actress, playwright, activist, and professor Anna Deavere Smith would be conducting a workshop for Chapin’s professional community, immediately a flurry of questions spewed forth, like: The Anna Deavere Smith? How? Why? What? Nurse Jackie??? Alile and her workshop partners, Drama Teacher, […]

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RIISE Spotlight, Chapin Girls Lead! Meet Vivian & Garcelle 2013

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  RIISE had a lot of fun meeting and interviewing two bright young graduates,  Vivian Guo and Garcelle Coldros, at the Chapin School. Vivian and Garcelle, are on top of the world and on top of their game. They are both attending amazing colleges in the fall and are ready to lead.  Watch as they […]

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