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Where every child deserves a chance.

Since its inception, I'RAISE has more than tripled in growth. It has
grown from supporting 40 youth to presently serving approximately
1,000 youth annually. I'RAISE supports youth ages 4-21 holistically, through programs that include social-emotional learning and mental health support.

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served in targeted, under-resourced New York City neighborhoods.

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among our middle and high school students. 

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goes directly to our programs and services to help our children and youth.

Our Popular Programs

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New Youth Programs

Make your child smile with joy and confidence. Kids ages 5-19 gain new skills and make friends in our online classes, mentoring, and tutoring.

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School Programs

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

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Parent Support

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

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Greater Good


You have the power to make an impact on a child

living in a community where poverty, hunger, and

violence are rampant.

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Our youth are our priority


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Students' Mental Health Matters


Schools can support students holistically with additional social-emotional learning through our services. Call us for a free consultation.

Become a coach for Black girls

Be part of our new See Her Be Her coaching program for Black girls. Encourage a girl to reach her dreams by reminding her she has the power to do so.

Become an Academic Mentor

Make a difference and become

a Virtual Mentor to a child impacted

by COVID-19. You can boost their confidence and broaden their future outcomes.

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Many Thanks to Our Funders

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