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Brand New Drew
Participants from three Rising Stars sites came together to beautify the walls of Andrew Jackson Elementary School.
Visit From 100.3
E. Steven Collins, Director Of Urban Marketing And External Relations at 100.3 THE BEAT, paid a visit to offer the Rising Stars advice and inspiration.
R.Stars Weekly
Each day in the Rising Stars program is different, but they all have a common theme ... elevating minds.
Rising Sons believes youth need to spend their time being involved in their school and in the community. The program benefits participants with the influence of positive role models, and also allows their voices to be heard, giving them opportunities to change their community. All Rising Stars members will build their leadership capabilities, improve academic performance, and determine potential career paths. 

The curriculum includes: 
  • Team Building
  • Movies / Music
  • Group Discussions
  • Resume Building 
  • Internships
  • Planning for College and Applying
  • Talent Shows / Theater Performances / Film Production / Art Exhibits
  • Community Service
  • Student-Planned Events & Fundraising
Send inquires to stars@risingsons.org.


South Philadelphia High School, every Monday from 3-6 pm.
Andre Jackson Elementary School, every Monday from 3-6 pm.
Benjamin Franklin Middle School, every Wednesday from 3:10-4:15 pm.


If you would like to volunteer for Rising Stars mentoring opportunities for this semester, send an e-mail to stars@risingsons.org.  They are great opportunities for students who interested in education or psychology, or for any young person looking to make a difference in the lives of at-risk youth.

If you run a small business and want to make an in-kind donation, contact stars@risingsons.org.

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Alex Peay,
Apr 16, 2016, 12:15 PM