Project Rise.

Youth Rising.

Empowering young minds to rise above adversity, discover their full potential and break the cycle of limitied opportunities and beliefs.

Our Vision + Mission

Our mission is to empower inner-city youth by providing them with the support, guidance, and resources they need to transform their lives. We are dedicated to breaking the cycle of limited opportunities and constraints that these young minds face. We firmly believe that every youth has untapped potential within them, and we are committed to being the catalyst for change in their lives.

We recognize the power of positive influences and the pivotal role they play in shaping a young person's mindset. Through our mentoring programs, we connect youth with caring adults who serve as mentors, opening their minds to a world of possibilities and helping them develop positive habits that will shape their future.

By fostering resilience, self-confidence, and mental well-being, we aim to equip these young individuals with the tools they need to overcome challenges and realize their dreams.

We are driven by a deep commitment to improving the emotional well-being of inner-city youth and providing them with the opportunities they deserve. Together, we can create a community where every young person has the chance to thrive, succeed, and create a completely different life for themselves.

Rise Programming

Mentoring | Providing positive role models to support + guide

The mentorship program for at-risk youth is a comprehensive and individualized program designed to provide guidance, support, and positive role modeling for young individuals facing various challenges and risks. The program aims to empower and inspire these youth to overcome obstacles, make positive choices, and achieve their full potential. Here is an outline of the mentorship program:

The mentor and mentee engage in regular one-on-one meetings to build a trusting and supportive relationship. These meetings can take place in person, virtually, or through a combination of both, depending on the program's format and resources. The mentor works closely with the mentee to identify and set achievable goals in various areas of their life, such as education, career, personal development, and social skills. The mentor provides guidance, encouragement, and accountability to help the mentee stay focused and motivated towards their goals. Positive Role Modeling: Mentors serve as positive role models for at-risk youth, demonstrating positive behaviors, values, and attitudes. They help shape the mentee's character, self-esteem

Financial Literacy Education: The program offers engaging and interactive sessions on topics such as budgeting, saving, banking, credit and debt management, investment basics, and financial goal setting. Participants will learn practical strategies to manage their finances effectively and make informed financial decisions.

Entrepreneurship Development: The program provides guidance and resources for youth interested in entrepreneurship. Participants will learn about identifying business opportunities, creating a business plan, marketing and branding, financial management for small businesses, and essential entrepreneurial skills. They will have the opportunity to develop and present their business ideas.

Vocational Exploration: The program helps youth explore various vocational options by providing information about different industries and career pathways. Participants will engage in activities such as career assessments, job shadowing, guest speaker sessions, and vocational training workshops to gain exposure to different fields and develop a better understanding of their interests and abilities.

Life Skills Development: The program focuses on developing essential life skills that are crucial for personal and professional success. Participants will engage in workshops and activities that cover topics such as communication skills, problem-solving, decision-making, time management, teamwork, leadership, and resilience. These skills will empower participants to navigate challenges, set and achieve goals, and thrive in all areas of their lives.

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