December 31, 2019

Looking for an opportunity to become involved in the RISE Project, but you dont have a lot of time, or you live far way and aren't able to be here physically? We have the perfect way for you to serve. 

We are laughing our Survive then Thrive video series. We are request...

October 21, 2019

RISE On The Road boarded the Carnival Dream adventuring internationally to Mexico. Our members were excited to venture and explore Mexico from the Mayan Ruins to the natural areas inhabited by myriad species of plants and animals. We had a blast translating the differe...

July 22, 2019

Our On The Road segment made it's way to the windy city, Chicago, Illinois. Our members were able to experience the cities culture while learning about it's history and exploring it's demographics. Some of the sites we visited were the Sky Deck, Navy Pier, Chicago Blue...

July 22, 2019

We took a group of a our female members to "Girl Day" at UT Austin. The event objective was to introduce young ladies and their parents to an afternoon of hands-on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fun. UT’s national award winning Girl Day, presented by...

July 22, 2019

The 2019 EmpowHerMent conference was held at Wharton High School. The outcome was amazing bringing in optimistic students and influencers from across Texas. The RISE Project was able to meet its objective of reaching the youth in the Wharton & surrounding communities a...

July 22, 2019

We held a "Ugly Sweater" party to conclude and celebrate another year. We took part in fun games and a White Elephant Gift Exchange. 

July 22, 2019

Rise OTR took its members to Washington, D.C. to explore the nation's capitol to explore our country's present and past. We visited the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, National Mall, Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture...

July 21, 2018

What an amazing camping trip at Brazos Bend State Park!! 



Nature Trails! 




Obstacle Courses!

RISE Olympic Games!! 

Fun & Bonding!! 

This experience was one to remember. Our students learned so much about nature and the great outdoors....

June 20, 2018

On June 12th, the RISE Project enjoyed our Summer Escape!! 

17 of us made a day trip to Schlitterbahn New Braunfels, and had a blast. 

Below are some photos that captured the joy we experienced. 

May 25, 2018

Today, RISE Project 2.0 visited Wharton Junior High 8th graders to share lessons learned and experiences that will help them bridge over to Wharton High School. The students were eager to share knowledge they attained to help the 8th graders with a smooth transition an...

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