RISE: Refugee and Immigrant Student Education


Our Mission:

We seek to connect, engage, and empower New Haven’s refugee and immigrant populations and the local communities to foster inclusion and tolerance through weekly in-school and in-home cultural lessons and monthly community outreach events. RISE works with these local schools, families, and communities to create cultural awareness through our aforementioned activities.

Our Activities:

in-home and after school tutoring with IRIS New Haven
Direct Service
RISE provides tutors for IRIS New Haven for students at local New Haven public schools in the form of in-home and after school tutors as well as early childhood care through the Family Literacy Program.

Student Leaders:

Claire Dow - Co-Coordinator/Co-President Ellie Huh - Co-Coordinator/Co-President

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