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10 Years: A Prepared Journey

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  Born of the Civil Rights & Black Power movements, I went on to graduate from an HBCU. By birth, education, and calling I am prepared to speak up for racial justice, educational equity, and when necessary interrupt systems that disrupt them. Ten years ago, I had an unforgettable conversation with our then head of lower school, Sandy […]

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

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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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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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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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Back to School Tips: Students & Parents

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It’s that time of the year again-”back to school”! September is a great time to start anew. High School in particular is comprised of four important years that can chart a students course for success in college or the workforce. Whether entering or leaving post secondary education, now is the time to prepare. Here are […]

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