RISE: Life Skills

RISE builds girls’ proficiency in basic life skills, healthy decision-making, leadership, and knowledge of social systems.

Women’s rights and social justice are central to the program.

 
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Program Overview

Rise is a safe space openly discuss and discover cultures, identities, and emotional health needs of young women through reflective journalism and workshops on a series of topics including: anti-oppression, LGBTQ issues, history of women’s rights, body image, knowing your rights with police, healthy relationships, stress and depression, substance use, and community activism.

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Highlights

Extensive learning on healthy relationships, sexual harassment, body image, safer sex, self-defense, and nutrition support girls’ needs and learning.

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Community Engagement

Our girls get to know our city and apply their skills through field trips including historical tours of SF neighborhoods, yoga, self-defense, women’s clinic tour, and more!