Welcome to Rising Youth, our free after-school experience tailored for students aged 11-18. Our mission is to fortify a healthier and safer community for students by guiding them through education, leadership and fostering an environment of emotional support. Our comprehensive program goes beyond the ordinary, offering tutoring, mentoring, leadership training, career guidance and emotional support through mental health therapy sessions for holistic personal and academic development.
Our weekly sessions, held twice a month on Thursdays (September – May) at the Martin de Porres Center, create a nurturing environment where students learn to excel academically and flourish personally. We offer convenient transportation from several participating schools and dinner to all students during meetings.
Rising Youth gives students a safe space to dialogue about crucial social themes, foster awareness, develop critical thinking and hold meaningful discussions. Join us in shaping a brighter, more empowered future. Let’s cultivate a community where every student can flourish and thrive. Rising Youth offers experiences like: