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5 Myths of Talking Race With Young Children – RIISE repost

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RIISE thanks Jaime-Jin Lewis, Executive Director of Border Crossers for debunking the myths and giving us tools…   I get a lot of mixed feedback when I say that adults need to learn to speak openly about race with young children. They are afraid of spoiling their childhood or crushing their natural curiosities. However, when […]

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Does my child need professional help? Clues from RIISE Social & Emotional Advisor

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Does my child need professional help? Delia M. Farquharson, LCSW & RIISE Social & Emotional Advisor If you are ever concerned that your child is seeing, hearing or feeling things that others are not experiencing, or that your child may be suicidal, do not delay. Seek help immediately, call 911 or go to the nearest […]

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An Admissions Love Note: The Waiting Game, from Elizabeth Perez Azerad

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Today is Valentine’s Day and it also happens to be D-(decision) day for parents to show some love by accepting a coveted seat offered by an independent school. The admissions process is a heart-wrenching one no matter the outcome. So, our multicultural advisor, Elizabeth is sending an admissions love note for ALL who applied for […]

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5 Conversations About Race That White Families Should Have With Their Children

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  RIISE thanks guest blogger Angie Bergeson, Head of School, The IDEAL School of Manhattan for advocating as a white ally in our independent school community. The resources in this blog link to articles and books that white people can read to help them understand the complexities involved in race relations and provide language and […]

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The Bridge

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  Summer presented no gaps for this indy school mom. I challenged myself to check a few things off my bucket list like walking the Brooklyn Bridge with my kids, go gluten-free (ok, I did eat a slice at Grimaldi’s when I got to the other side of the bridge!), and make meaningful connections with […]

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Five Myths of Talking About Race With Your Child

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RIISE thanks Jaime-Jin Lewis, Executive Director of Border Crossers for debunking the myths and giving us tools…   I get a lot of mixed feedback when I say that adults need to learn to speak openly about race with young children. They are afraid of spoiling their childhood or crushing their natural curiosities. However, when […]

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