Our goal is to ensure that every striving young adult has access to guidance, resources, support, mentors and opportunities necessary to take charge of his/her education, career, life, and dreams.

Rise Together Nonprofit Programs

AVID

Rise Together AVID is a nonprofit, outcome-driven team mentoring program that connects University of Virginia (UVA) students with K-12 youth in Albemarle County by providing consistent tutoring, leadership training, workforce readiness, entrepreneurial experience, and service learning opportunities designed to promote positive social norms, wellness, personal achievement, and build novel collaborative relationships between UVA and the community.

College Guidance

The Rise Together College Guidance Program is designed to guide 9-12th grade students from high school to college. Our program combines an intensive individual academic/college guidance program with engaging Rise Together Group Seminars, which allow students to work collaboratively while developing time/stress management skills, leadership, an entrepreneurial mindset, personal determination, and academic/personal confidence.

Rise Together (AVID)

Rise Together is a group mentoring program that connects University of Virginia (UVA) with k-12th grade students in the Charlottesville area by providing consistent leadership training, workforce readiness, mentoring experiences, and community engagement opportunities designed to promote positive social norms and personal achievement.

Rise Together College Guidance

The Rise Together College Guidance Program is designed to guide 9-12th grade students from high school to college. Our program combines an intensive individual academic/college guidance program with engaging Rise Together Group Seminars, which allow students to work collaboratively while developing time/stress management skills, leadership, an entrepreneurial mindset, personal determination, and academic/personal confidence.

Rise in the News

First Generation UVA and Local Students are Rising Together

“Rise Together’s name symbolizes the belief that mentors and mentees elevate each other’s lives”

Rise Together Adds New Member to Our Leadership Team

In preparation for the 2018-19 Rise Together AVID programs at Western Albemarle HS, Monticello HS and Walton MS, RT is proud to announce a new member of our leadership team.

Rise Together Launches Summer Program

A Charlottesville public housing complex is now brighter thanks to a garden project carried out by Rise Together and Western Albemarle High School students

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Why Rise?

Every young adult deserves the chance to be seen and educated on a personal level, develop a service-oriented and growth mindset, unlock their talents, and realize their potential and dreams. Rise believes that we all have a shared responsibility to educate the next generation of global leaders, so our organization is committed to complementing and enhancing the efforts of families, educators, school districts, and employers nationwide. 

Our Community Partners