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You are enough.

“It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.” 

– Lena Horne

 

“Deal with yourself as an individual worthy of respect, and make everyone else deal with you the same way. ” 

– Nikki Giovanni


“Trust yourself. Think for yourself. Act for yourself. Speak for yourself. Be yourself. Imitation is suicide.” 

– Marva Collins

iRise! Youth support Group

Program Criteria

The iRise! Youth Support Group has opened membership for the current school year.  We are accepting registrants who are: 

  • between the ages of 13-17.  
  • female identified, (she/her pronouns.)
  • demonstrating leadership potential.  
  • registered at a school in the North/Northeast area of Portland, Oregon.
  • interested in community service learning, (learning valuable skills while serving your community.)
  • open to participating in community activities related to creative arts, cultural history, social and environmental justice.

Program Details

SCHOLARS: 

The iRise! Youth Group will focus on:  

  • Integrity - exploring who you are and what role you play in the world.  
  • Collaboration - boosting the power needed to accomplish goals.  
  • Creativity - using gifts and talents to create innovative solutions.  
  • Scholarship - boosting the ability to critically think and comprehend higher learning.  
  • Community Engagement - accessing knowledge and resources related to your interests, and participating in local events and activities that fire up your passions.


As a scholar of  iRise! you will improve your capacity to: 

  • practice mental health care and sustain well-being.
  • establish and maintain healthy relationships.
  • grow and thrive despite challenges.
  • increase emotional intelligence.
  • practice critical skills necessary to succeed in school, career and community.


PARENTS/COUNSELORS/TEACHERS/ADMINISTRATORS:

Knowledge will be acquired through project-based learning using an interdisciplinary curriculum infused with:  

  • culturally relevant literature that address issues of race, class, and gender.  
  • the history of traditionally disenfranchised communities in the United States.  
  • basic economic theory, budgeting and building wealth.  
  • creative arts  and technology.  
  • health and nutrition.


Groups are led by skilled, highly professional facilitators trained in the fields of education, counseling and/or community advocacy.   We ensure the group maintains confidentiality within guidelines that assure safety for self and others.

Application Considerations

  • Submit registration below. 
  • Commit to attend an overnight  retreat in the spring. (Location TBA)
  • Attend group meetings and workshops throughout the school year.

Registration

Registration is open.

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Transformative Living Community, International

(503) 498-0239