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Six Ways to Consider Privilege, from newest RIISE Advisor, Delia Farquharson, LCSW

Meet Delia Farquharson, mother of two indy school girls of color, practicing therapist, and blog radio talk-show host of Discussion with Delia. Our network is delighted to have the resources and support of a professional like Delia whose really inspired to guide us along our academic, social and emotional encounters in independent schools, “Educating the next […]

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Guest Blog – Dr. Howard C. Stevenson, Telling a Racially Stressful Story: Calculate, Locate, & Communicate

It was MJ Quigley, Assistant Head of School at The Chapin School who first turned us onto the scholar and wisdom of Dr. Howard C. Stevenson. MJ was totally invested in what he shared with faculty & administration at a NYSAIS (New York State Association of Independent Schools) Diversity Conference.  We finally had a chance […]

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#IndySchoolGirlsofColor guest blog – Misconceptions, by Alexandra Day

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

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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