Category Archives: Events

May 8 – Navigating The Independent School Process: School Curriculum

  Ever wondered what elevates an independent school education? What does curriculum look like? How rigorous is it? What enrichment opportunities exist? How culturally competent is it? Is it a good fit for your family? Resources In Independent School Education [RIISE], is thrilled to be back with Mocha Moms Brooklyn on May 8, leading a […]

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April 27 [RIISE Parent Power Conference 2019]

We’re back in Harlem for culturally responsive recruitment & enrollment. We invite families of color exploring, or already enrolled in pK-12 independent school education to attend. RSVP TODAY | JOIN US | TELL A FRIEND! 11:00 Conference Welcome 11:10 SHINING – Student of Color Panel 11:50 Parent Power Workshops (concurrent) I Admission plus Cost II […]

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August 12-13 [RIISE Martha’s Vineyard Events 2019]

        Welcome Families & those passionate about educating students of color, Monday 8.12, 11a-2p, Boarding School Networks On The Vineyard @Edgartown Library Register: https://riiseboarding.eventbrite.com – FREE 11:00a-12:00p: How Do Students of Color Thrive? A panel of boarding school representatives and decision makers share the experiences and outcomes. 12:30p-2:00p: What Makes A Boarding School […]

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February 1 – Black History Month Celebration & Movie Night

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February 6 | Parent Viewing & Talkback – I’m Not Racist…Am I?

 

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August 9 & 10 [RIISE MV 2018] Sistas on The RIISE + Brunch & Beach

Thursday, August 9, 11 am – 2 pm YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard Sistas On The RIISE will nourish and encourage all Marthas to embrace their resilience and vulnerability; creative spirit and sheer will; their ability to heal and inspire the future. The namesake story of Martha’s Vineyard is not definitive, so we’re choosing to go with a self-serving […]

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RIISE MV | Aug. 9-10 |SAVE THE DATE!

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Check Out These Awesome April Events!

4.10 Historical Roots of and Strategies to Address the “N-word” and Other Bias Language | RSVP 4.16 3:30 PM, PST. | Register  4.18 Fearless Conversations: How to Better Engage in The Art of Difficult Conversations? Why do we avoid those difficult conversations? Perhaps, we put them off because we don’t have the language to effectively respond to things. Maybe […]

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12.11.17~Enrolled at a Hilltop school? Your invited: How Students of Color Navigate Independent Schools

Join Hilltop Schools for a panel discussion, How Students of Color Navigate Independent School Culture Monday, December 11, 6:30 pm,  Horace Mann School – Recital Hall Horace Mann’s Diversity Council, the Office for Identity, Culture, and Institutional Equity (ICIE) along with the Black Parents Union (BPU) present a RIISE panel discussion to explore the social norms […]

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1.23.18~The Guide for White Women Who Teach Black Boys—NYC Book Discussion Signing

The Guide for White Women Who Teach Black Boys. We are thrilled to welcome the book’s co-editors: author, activist, and speaker Eddie Moore, Jr.; author, educator & researcher, Ali Michael, and book contributors like parent & diversity practitioner, Orinthia Swindell.~ The Guide for White Women Who Teach Black Boys hopes to teach three main principles: How to develop learning […]

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