Risers Network is a space where young people can actively engage in constructive endeavors that result in positive futures. We creates opportunities for youth to explore all facets of their lives, including interpersonal communication, self-awareness, economic security, and civic engagement. We also allow them to share, inspire others, gain confidence, and emerge as valued members of their communities.
AREAS OF FOCUS
COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS
Every little bit counts towards paving the path for a better tomorrow. All students should graduate from high school prepared to pursue the future of their choosing. College and career readiness refers to the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed to be successful in postsecondary education and/or training that lead to gainful employment.
It's important for youth to develop soft skills early. Our youth workforce development opportunities help young people improves their skills to be ready to enter the job market. Topics include business development, goal setting, soft skills training, entrepreneurship and more. We provide short and long-term support so young people have a strong foundation for continued success.
Want to learn ways to connect with your community but not sure where to start? Civic engagement involves “working to make a difference in the civic life of your community and developing the combination of knowledge, skills, values and motivation to make that difference. Participation in civic engagement activities can also help youth become better informed about current events.
It is important for young people to receive information and techniques on financial literacy. We work to provide the necessary tools to help guide youth through understanding money and setting financial goal. We also create a support system that provides key resources and encouragement to youth learning financial about .
While the definition of entrepreneurship has stayed constant for decades, the possibilities for aspiring entrepreneurs have exploded. Entrepreneurship can change the way you live and work. New and young businesses are the engine that drive job creation in the economy.
CHOOSING A CAREER
7 Simple Steps to help you decide on the career path that is right for you.