Rise Sister Rise in the News
A web site
is posting pictures of young girls from Columbus with sexual comments and
captions attached, 10TV's Tanisha Mallett reported Wednesday (07/20). Watch the Story.
African American girls
face daily trauma of violence and poverty...Rise Sister Rise featured on
All Sides with Ann Fisher. Listen to the podcast.
one of the first states in the country to look closely at the lives of
young African American girls and Lima is one of the four cities in the
state to provide the answers. It's called the Rise Sister Rise Study. Watch the Video.
Lima was one of four cities
that participated in the study and local Rise Sister Rise program is
looking at ways to use this information to help local girls rise up to
their potential. Watch the Video.
A three-year study
conducted by the Rise Sister Rise project has been completed, and
investigators found that most black girls' lives are filled with
contradictions, 10TV's Andrea Cambern reported
on Wednesday. Watch the Video.
girls fighting daily traumas. Violence a huge obstacle to their success,
study finds. Read the article.
The Akron Rise Sister Rise Girls Resiliency Conference took place recently
at The University of Akron. "Power of Dreams, an Introduction to the Power
of Thoughts, Self-Esteem and Confidence," was the
conference theme. Read More.