Youth Rise Texas needs you!!!

Help us meet our $10,000 goal to fund the Social Justice Mentorship & Scholarship Program to support and nurture 10 Youth Rise teens as they become lifelong leaders for justice, turning trauma into healing and community organizing for change.  Donate and share our campaign here!

Hear from one of our members on why she is a part of Youth Rise – your support will help Marisa receive a much needed mentor & scholarship for the 2016-2017 school year:

About the Social Justice Mentorship & Scholarship Program:

This fall, Youth Rise Texas will support ten Austin area youth (ages 15-20) by providing them with a unique mentorship program designed to foster civic engagement and self-empowerment!

All ten participants will propose and carry out a personal or community-based project, commit to volunteering with Youth Rise Texas throughout the school year, and will meet with a mentor once a month who will help them design their project, develop goals, and stay accountable to their vision. Each young person who completes the mentorship program will be awarded a $1,000 continuing education scholarship in June 2017, to be used on traditional college tuition, or towards unique educational opportunities like specialized camps or trainings that will support their personal and professional development.

Do you think you have what it takes to HAVE A MENTOR? Apply online now! We’re accepting ten youth ages 15-20. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

If you’d like to BE A MENTOR, fill out our online application! We will be making mentor matches based on mentee and mentor interests, so tell us about yourself BY CLICKING HERE.

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