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NEW free Virtual Fall Classes

Introducing our NEW 2020 Fall Semester! From September 14 - December 18, youth ages 4-19 can participate in our free, online classes. Register by October 21, 2020. 

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    Parent support hotline

    Toll-Free COVID-19 Hotline

    Call 1-888-IRAISE-8 for recommended resources or emotional support from counseling specialists.

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    New School Programs

    I'RAISE Partners with NYC Schools

    What mental health and social-emotional learning initiatives are available for K-12 students?

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    New Black History Classes

    Free Online Classes

    Sign your child up for free, online Black history classes.

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    Parent Rise

    Online Parenting Group

    Parents share stories and learn to cope with social distancing, loss, financial hardship, and remote student learning in this free, online parenting group.. 

new free read aloud workshop

Best-selling author Sharon Larita Ashford, or "Shay Ma," will read her book for ages 4-8 aloud in our free online Read Aloud Workshop on November 6 at 4pm EST. Sign up now.

Sign the Petition: Children's Mental Health Matters

Children are stressed. Sign our petition demanding virtual mental health resources to help children in New York City cope.

Free Virtual Mentoring

Children ages 5-18 matched with trusted mentors build skills, resolve conflicts, and receive support, guidance, and acceptance. 


See our free events  for kids, teens, parents, principals, teachers, and the community. 

School Programs

Learn more about our school programs and how you can work with I'Raise. 

Free STEM Programs

Learn more about our free in-person and virtual STEM programs for kids and teens.

Our Funders

Our Black Lives matter response

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Where Every Child Excels!





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Sunday: Closed


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