Tag Archives: Education

Requirements: Advocacy & Engagement

  This school year is extra special! Having started our indy school journey with kindergarten, my kids are now bookends in upper school -a freshman and a graduating senior! [Applause] Thank you, thank you. Parents, we make huge investments (our kids & our money) in choosing an independent school education. We’re busy holding it down […]

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Inspired & Connected at RIISEPPC16

We thank the many families, schools, thought leaders, community organizations and companies for making RIISEPPC16 – What Every Family of Color Should Know   Inspiring connections were made possible by the generous support of our sponsors: Vibrant Health, Riverdale Country School, Birch Wathen Lenox, Greenwich Academy, The Town School, The Chapin School, Test Rocker, A&M Sports. We […]

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4.27 RIISE Promise Club Brooklyn Brunch

Are you interested in learning more about the benefits and resources of a Promise Club? We are building our club and you’re invited. Join us on Sunday, April 27, at 11 am, for our RIISE Promise Club Brooklyn Brunch! Michéle Stephenson & Joe Brewster from American Promise will be joining us. Click here to RSVP […]

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April 12th – Judith Ohikuare has expectations for #indyschoolgirlsofcolor

RIISE dubs 2014 year of the GIRL We recognize Her and mentor Her transformation into WOMAN Our anticipation is high for RIISE & Chapin’s April 12th event – Girls of Color & The Women They Become: A look at success through an independent school lens. And we are super thrilled to have event moderator and today’s guest blogger, […]

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Two Mothers – A Collaboration, part 2

Last month, Angie Bergeson, (mom of a son; head of school, The IDEAL School of Manhattan), and I (mom of a son; founder & independent school advisor, RIISE) embarked on a journey that we hope you will  continue to join us on as we share our common goal for social justice and explore our different […]

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When The White House Calls!

 We will pick back up on the STEM blog series with Dr. Joy Lawson Davis during or just after our winter break.  She has been extremely busy and in high demand….The White House called!  Dear Friends,  Please see the message below. I am honored to participate in this White House Initiative and wanted you to […]

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Innovative Summer Immersion: Focus on STEM!

RIISE is thrilled to have Joy Lawson Davis in our network!  Joy is a well respected and fantastic resource supporting our talented kids! Innovative Summer Immersion: Focus on STEM!! Guest post by: Joy Lawson Davis, Ed.D., Author of ‘Bright, Talented & Black: A guide for Families of African American Gifted Learners’ and Board Member, National […]

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