One Step at a Time
ADVANCE Programs @ RISE 2021 – 2022
Advance After School:
Will help students between the ages of 6 – 13 by offering academic support and enrichment for students throughout the school year.
This program is designed for elementary and middle school students, particularly those who have been in the country for under five years, to gain academic support and enrichment with a particular focus on literacy; provide opportunities for identity exploration; encourage healthy movement, play, and social interaction; and prepare students for the transition to young adulthood.
ASPIRE Programs @ RISE 2021 – 2022 Aspire:
Help students between the ages 14 – 25 set and achieve academic and career related goals
throughout the year.
Graduates from previous programs will mentor students who have been in the country for less than five years and help guide them through life as New Americans.
An opportunity for New American students and their parents to come together and engage in
Assistance with employment needs for those between the age of 14 – 25 including searching for jobs, helping write resumes and cover letters, applying for jobs, preparing for interviews, etc.
Women’s Empowerment Program:
Strengthening the bond between mothers and daughters, and empowering women. (Ages 11 – Mothers).
Aspire Ubuntu (Summer Writing Program):
A two-week-long summer writing program held at Syracuse University with the goal of completing a college essay. Summer 2022