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RISE Youth Summit for HISD’s mentorship programs set for April 1

Students from HISD’s mentorship programs Ascending to Men (ATM) and Resilient Outstanding Sisters Exemplifying Success (ROSES) will be celebrated during a virtual Youth Summit RISE: Realizing I’m Someone Exceptional.

The event will take place via zoom on Friday, April 1.

The zoom session for elementary schools is from 9-10 a.m.

The zoom session for middle and high schools is from 2-3 p.m.

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Community Partners Provide Male Mentors for Students


District kicks off new initiative with HPD and Metro police while celebrating fifth year of Real Men Read

Having a male role model can make a significant impact on the academic and social well-being of a child. Sadly, many students at HISD lack a prominent male figure in their lives. 

 Fortunately, HISD has several longstanding and new partnerships within the Houston community that are helping to give students a male mentor. On Tuesday, Oct. 16, officers from the Houston, HISD, and Metro Police departments gathered at Peck Elementary to kick off a new initiative that provides male police officers as role models and mentors for students.

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