The Resilient Youth Striving for Excellence Afterschool Program and Peer Leadership Uniting Students Program provide services for at-risk and high-risk east San Jose youth impacted by substance abuse and gang activity. RYSE and Project PLUS increase developmental assets and life skills by emphasizing positive adult role models and peer influence, self-confidence, communication, healthy decision-making, and leadership. RYSE is a year round afterschool program that is offered to residents of the El Rancho Verde Apartment Complex in east San Jose. Project PLUS is a 14 week long program that consists of group life skills sessions, one-on-one mentoring, a self-improvement project, and field trip.
Interested? Contact Joma Briones