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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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Restating Our Purpose: Legacy

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  A new school year provides a new opportunity for RIISE to restate its purpose—creating alliances for legacy through education. We do this by building bridges between families of color and the culture of independent schools. The idea of RIISE took shape in 2009, one year after our daughter’s first day of school. Underrepresentation, in […]

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8.10.17 [Why We Can't Wait] 4th Annual RIISE Martha’s Vineyard Benefit

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  4th Annual RIISE Martha’s Vineyard Benefit Brunch & Beach We’re back on Martha’s Vineyard celebrating families of color, independent school education, and beyond! Bring your family and bunch with us at the awesome Winnetu in Katama. Fun activities for kids of all ages! This year’s speaker, Dr. Pamela Jolly will discuss Why We Can’t Wait for: […]

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Your 5.30 Invitation to Boys Education @ Buckley

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Springtime is a great time to learn about boys education and what makes it so unique. Join us after work for the annual champagne toast with The Buckley School. Buckley provides a traditional, yet innovative, curriculum from kindergarten, Beginners, through ninth grade. But, what does that look like for boys of color? RSVP for your personal […]

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Your 5.20 Invitation to S.O.S @ Town.

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   Springtime is the perfect time to visit member school communities. S.O.S. is the ethical code infused in everyday life at Town. RSVP for your personal invitation to learn how S.O.S. works and feels at Town, N—8 Coed Day School. Saturday, May 20, 2017, 10:00 am to 11:30 am, 540 East 76th St., NYC email: […]

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Parent Pathways: Why & How To Create Them

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As a parent, creating ways to influence the culture of an independent school community requires some insight, courage, and strategy. If you don’t already know it a top notch education, particularly one that is predominantly white and privileged, can be challenged by implicit and explicit biases. Often experienced as micro or macro aggressions, over time […]

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POCC/SDLC In Three Words

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  The People of Color Conference is the flagship of the National Association of Independent Schools’ commitment to equity and justice in teaching and learning.  The mission of the conference is to provide a safe space for leadership and professional development and networking for people of color and allies of all backgrounds in independent schools.  […]

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Interlude

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in·ter·lude ˈin(t)ərˌlo͞od/ - a brief dance inserted between the sections of a longer performance. We are about to witness the interlude of a provocative dance performance between two principal dancers, the family and the independent school.  The first half the performance, the application process, could best be described as seductively demanding. The interlude promises to be […]

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5 Steps for Cultural Equity In Curriculum

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Parents of color have the power to influence cultural equity in curriculum. Here is how this story goes: My children are graduating this year and I am beyond proud that they are thriving academically as they continue to manage the culture of independent schools as children of color. It is a known fact that our children […]

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