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 Community Department Programs

I’RAISE is a New York City community based organization dedicated to safeguarding youth, restoring the community from the inside out, and raising the quality of life for (minority) children and families in NYC and beyond through holistic programs. I'RAISE is committed to the whole child and works to ensure it empowers every child to excel through holistic in- school and community-based services. I’RAISE works with children from Pre-K to young adults and ensures children thrive and have a safe and loving environment during every stage of development. Our comprehensive model builds healthy student-adult relationships and equips students with the tools needed for better outcomes and life success, academic and life outcomes.

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The See Her Be Her is a FEE BASED coaching program for girls ages 11 -19 years of age. The primary goal is to cultivate Black girls by providing service that is designed to address intergenerational trauma, low self-esteem and identity issues. Teaching etiquette and black excellence. We uplift young black girls and give them the courage & self confidence to reach their dreams.

Learn faster, study better, get support from other teens, and improve grades for your transcript with our free online Study Groups for Algebra I, Earth Science, and Creative Writing. If you're a teen, you can explore a career in Illustration, Baking, Engineering, Theater, or Singing with others just like you in our free online Career Clubs.

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Our Virtual FEE BASED Academy program is grounded in enhancing children's Social Skills, Youth and development Skills while providing a safe and welcoming environment for children to succeed!

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At the heart of STEP lies a mission to equip students with the know-how to assemble emergency kits and establish effective family communication plans. Through captivating lessons, our program sheds light on various disasters, ranging from severe weather to wildfires, fostering a sense of resilience and confidence in your child.

Our Fee based Tutor Program offers personalized support to students navigating the challenges of learning and striving to meet academic standards. It caters specifically to those currently performing below grade level, aiming to bridge learning gaps and foster academic growth.

Our mentoring program prioritizes positive youth development, emphasizing social connection and interaction among children and youth. By fostering a supportive environment, we aim to enhance learning experiences and promote holistic development. 

Volunteer Opportunity

Interested in making a meaningful difference? Consider joining our team as a volunteer tutor! Our program offers rewarding opportunities to support students in need, enhance their learning experiences, and contribute to their academic success. Apply today to learn more about how you can become a part of our dedicated team.

Looking to inspire and guide the next generation? Become a volunteer mentor with us! Our program offers fulfilling opportunities to make a positive impact on the lives of children and youth, fostering their personal growth and development. Apply today to learn more about how you can become a mentor and help shape a brighter future for our community.

Passionate about empowering Black girls on their healing journey? Join us as a volunteer virtual See Her, Be Her coach! Our program provides a supportive platform to guide and uplift girls, fostering resilience and empowerment. Get involved today to make a meaningful difference in the lives of young girls and contribute to their healing and growth. Apply today to learn more about how you can become a part of this transformative journey.




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