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Mom of The Year?

When I stood up and asked keynote speaker, Glenn Singleton about the implications of media framing and constructing our cultural stories and experiences,  particularly in the city of Baltimore, Glenn immediately took those attending The Dalton School’s Conference – Diversity to Community, back to a particular slide in his presentation which flashed an all to […]

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American Promise Theatrical Release – RIISE Showing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Phone: 917.370.2840 Contact: Gina Parker Collins Email: gpc@4RIISE.org     RIISE to Host Screening of Sundance Award-Winning Film, American Promise, on 10/20/13 An outstanding, honest portrayal of the complexities involved in steering black boys to success where cultural barriers and environmental obstacles still remain. —Alvin F. Poussaint, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical […]

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RIISE Private Screening American Promise

Folks are still mentioning the awesome panel from the RIISE Town Hall-Admitted & Successful, hosted by Horace Mann this past December. One of the panelists was Michéle Stephenson, the other half of the filmmaking duo whose documentary American Promise has received critical acclaim (Sundace, POV). The documentary will have it’s theatrical release this fall but, spring has […]

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RIISE Spotlight: DAIS – A Love Supreme

A Love Supreme by John Coltrane, do you know the album? A four part suite broken up into tracks – Acknowledgement, Resolution, Pursuance, and Psalm. A Love Supreme, one of the greatest Jazz albums, comes to mind when I think about the journey and commitment of The Marables and DAIS. [youtube=http://youtu.be/hsxZuPXNGnU&w=100&h=100] Joan and Ken have been […]

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