RISEUP GROUP YOUTH SCHOLARS ENTER U OF NEXT
The RiseUP Group is pleased to announce that its Youth Scholars are participating in a dynamic personal development program, called U of Next...Developed by author, educator, and Executive Coach Al Bhatt and Organization Development Consultant Johnathan Davis.
RISEUP COMMUNITY MURAL 2016
In a time when Hartford is on the news for violence, bankruptcy, and a stadium that no one wanted, local artists have painted a mural that highlights so many amazing things the city has to offer. This mural will welcome thousands of people into Hartford every day and shine a positive light on the city to every car driving down Interstate 91-South.
WNPR NEWS: HARTFORD PROGRAM HELPS KIDS HELP EACH OTHER
When kids want to volunteer, they're often told what to do by adults. But the RiseUP Group in Hartford is a little different. The non-profit asks young people to create their own events and programs, to help them develop leadership skills and an appreciation for where they live.
HARTFORD MAGNET SCHOOL PUSHED UNDERPERFORMING STUDENT TO WITHDRAW
When education advocates talk about equity in Hartford, the perception that magnet schools do not teach their fair share of struggling students, even pushing out children who are lagging academically, is often part of the conversation. That viewpoint has gained more attention in recent days after Matt Conway, head of the mentoring group RiseUP, posted a letter from the Sport and Medical Sciences Academy that he said was sent to the mother of a seventh-grader at the school who is in RiseUP's tutoring program.
HARTFORD NONPROFIT OFFERS OPPORTUNITY TO LOCAL YOUTH
RiseUP, a non-profit organization aimed at helping Hartford’s youth, and CareCentrix, a home health care provider, teamed up last month to help students learn about career opportunities. It’s just one of the many partnerships RiseUP created with local businesses to provide opportunities for urban youth.