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Parents: Encourage Boys of Color Grades 6-12 to Attend! 4/5

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  2014 Young Men of Color Symposium “Capturing Our Passion; Strengthening Our Voice”   Saturday, April 5,  10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Riverdale Country School 5250 Fieldston Road Bronx, NY This symposium is a leadership conference for young men of color in independent schools in grades 6-12 in the NYC area. The day will feature […]

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Judith, Judith, Judith!, Moderates Girls of Color & The Women They Become:Success Through Independent School

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In the spirit of mentoring our girls, Judith Ohikuare will moderate an accomplished alumnae panel on Saturday, April 12, at her alma mater, The Chapin School. RIISE first met Judith and her authentic voice – as a journalist and graduate of color from an elite independent school, through her article entitled, When Minorities Attend Elite […]

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The Prep School Negro Reframed: RIISE Podcast & 2/27 Doc + Live Chat w/Dir on OVEE!

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Hi RIISE Network, Check out our podcast with director and prep school graduate, Andre Robert Lee as we take a deeper look at the documentary that paved the way for American Promise. Do you know what psychological homelessness feels like? We talk with director Andre Robert Lee about the exact moment he knew he had […]

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Postscript to the Admissions Letter…P.S., What’s your next move?

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It’s been a long road for families applying to independent schools. RIISE hopes that you got what you asked for. But, we know many families have not. The independent school admissions process is selective. There are always more applicants than there are opportunities for placement. If you got into your first & second choice school, […]

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