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Mission Statement

Because it believes that each person possesses gifts and talents;

Because it believes that each community is, from within itself, blessed with persons who can work together to respond to the needs of their own community;

ARISE focuses itself on a consistent program of personal development together with training in leadership and community organization for the community so as to build their capacity to be leaders, organizers, and capacity builders of yet other persons who are immigrants within their own communities .

Description

ARISE was founded in 1987 by Gerrie Naughton, RSM.

ARISE: A Resource In Serving Equality.

ARISE has three centers; the centers are located in Pharr, Alamo, and Edinburg.

Each center offers a variety of programs to the community during the year, like English as a second language, Citizenship, Drivers Ed, Pastry Making, Cake Decoration, Child Development and more. These program run from August to May.

During the summer, for 5-6 weeks, ARISE has a program for children age 3-17 in which they can participate. During the summer program they do arts & crafts and sports.

ARISE also participates in advocacy by promoting and engaging the community civic participation.


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http://arisesotex.org/

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