Rising STARS

We must empower our young people to reach their fullest potential, so that they are prepared when the

“baton” is passed to them. Our goal is not to ‘fix’ youth, but to develop them. The Crispus Attucks Rising STARS (Striving To Achieve Remarkable Success) Youth and Family Program provides many after-school and summer educational, recreational, and social responsibility opportunities for youth ages 5 to 18 years old.

All youth participate in:

Youth volunteering for neighborhood cleanup at Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
Youth volunteering for neighborhood cleanup at Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
  1. Weekly Life Skills classes that provide gender and age appropriate empowerment and skills
  2. A minimum of 25 hours of community service each year
  3. Homework help or tutoring if they do not maintain honor roll
  4. Optional after-school and summer activities that include:
  • Annual Cultural Thanksgiving Celebration
  • Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
  • Study Parties
  • Black and Hispanic Trivia Nights
  • Sheriff’s After School Fitness & Tutoring
  • Youth Showcase – Poetry and Short Stories
  • Workshops on Self-esteem, Study Skills, and more
  • Career Planning
  • Anti-Bullying Lessons
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Parent and Child Cafes
  • Careers Exploration
  • Community Service Projects
  • Talent shows
  • Family Nights
  • Computer Lab
  • Arts And Crafts
  • Cooking Class
  • Mother-Daughter Tea
  • Teacher Appreciation Night
  • Spanish Class- June to August
  • Creative Dramatics/ Poetry Appreciation
  • Teen Talk- once a month
  • South Side Steppers Drill Team
  • Mentoring Program
  • Kid’s Cafe

The Crispus Attucks Association is a United Way of York County Partner Agency. The Rising STARS After School and Summer Camp Programs receive funding from the United Way of York County.

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