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Project RISE

Program Description

We are a 501c(3), non-profit organization which has served students with a high-quality academic summer program for 22 years. We serve the Dorchester, Roxbury, Mattapan, Jamaica Plain, Hyde Park, Roslindale, South Boston, and South End areas of Boston. Our program focuses on low-income African American and Hispanic/Latino males and females between the ages of 8 and 17. Project R.I.S.E. also provides the minority with education, self-esteem, self empowerment, and youth leadership.

Services Provided

  • Arts and cultural
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • Leadership development
  • Other

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

  • Hispanic/Latino: 0%
  • African American: 0%

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 92
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Boston College
  • Boston University
  • Colgate University
  • Fisk University
  • George Washington University
  • Grambling State University
  • Hampton University
  • Harvard University
  • Howard University
  • Manhattan College
  • Morgan State University
  • Mount Holyoke College
  • Northeastern University
  • Radford University
  • Scripps College
  • Siena College
  • Simmons College
  • Spelman College
  • Tufts University
  • University of Maryland-College Park
  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst
  • University of Massachusetts-Boston
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology
  • Wheelock College