A place to discover their true potential

RiseBoro Education offers youth and adults in north Brooklyn more than a place to go; it's a place where they can discover their true potential. For more than three decades, our Education & Youth Development programs have taken a holistic approach that provides youth and adults with the space, skills and support they need to succeed, no matter what their obstacles are. We believe that the individuals we work with every day are the key to building thriving communities for this generation and the next.
6,152

Youth Served

1,183

Youth Enrolled in Workforce Development

80%

Adults in HSE Classes Achieved Diplomas

590

Students Enrolled in Adult Literacy

Programs & Services

Adult Education

In addition to our programs for students, the Youth Center also hosts classes for adults, including basic education courses in reading comprehension, writing, social studies, science and math, English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, and High School Equivalency (HSE)…

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COVID 19 Support

RiseBoro recognizes the tremendous pain and anxiety that have impacted communities across NYC due to the Covid 19 pandemic. We offer services to help residents address their challenges and navigate the resources available.

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High School Equivalency (HSE)

High School Equivalency (HSE) classes are designed to prepare students for the national high school equivalency examination, the Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC). Instruction is based on the content of the test, which includes Math, Reading, Writing, Social Studies, and…

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Mentoring: Next STEPS

The Next STEPS (Striving Toward Engagement and Peaceful Solutions) program provides mentoring for youth aged 16 to 24 in Brownsville, Brooklyn. The program aims to promote education, employment, health services, family engagement and civic participation.

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Substance Abuse Prevention: PEAK

PEAK (Prevention Education bringing Awareness and Knowledge) Funded by the New York State Office of Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Services (OASAS). For youth between the ages 5 and 20, and their families ...

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Theater Group: My Voice Theatre

MY VOICE THEATRE is made possible by the New York State Council On The Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature (NYSCA) , The New York State Office of Addiction Services and…

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Youth Career Preparation

RiseBoro offers programs to help young people to explore interests, skills, and career paths as they become more independent and begin to focus on the future.

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Youth Center

One of the RiseBoro's original service components, RiseBoro Education is one of our longest standing and most comprehensive units. Our mission is to provide programs that offer a holistic approach to help families thrive ...

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Youth Center After-school Programs

RiseBoro Education offers youth and adults in north Brooklyn more than a place to go: it's a place where they can discover their true potential. For more than three decades, our education and youth development programs have taken a holistic…

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Youth Employment Programs

In addition to helping youth prepare for careers, RiseBoro also offers programs to help employ youth to in order to gain valuable, hands-on employment experience.

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Youth Mentorship

Mentorship, guidance, and relational connection are foundational to supporting the growth of youth as they transition from childhood into adolescence and young adulthood. RiseBoro offers mentorship to provide support, to cultivate cultural appreciation, to strengthen community consciousness, and to cultivate…

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Youth Offsite After-school Programs

RiseBoro Education offers youth and adults in north Brooklyn more than a place to go: it's a place where they can discover their true potential. For more than three decades, our education and youth development programs have taken a holistic…

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Events

Gala 2021

Join us for our annual Gala! Our theme this year is Equity Across NYC Neighborhoods. Help us build a city where your zip code does not determine your health outcomes, housing stability or economic power. Registration details coming soon! Register now! Gala 2021 Sponsorship Opportunities!…

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Adult Literacy Workshop

Interested in learning English and/or getting your High School Equivalency Diploma? Join RiseBoro and Apna Brooklyn Community Center for an Adult Literacy Workshop on Thursday, February 11, 12 PM on Apna Brooklyn’s Facebook Live.

Facebook Live

Contact Us

Educational Support for High School Youth

1474 Gates Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11237
Phone: 718 381 9653
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

SYEP

RiseBoro Youth Center
1474 Gates Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11237
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Phone: 718 381 9653
RiseBoro is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

Youth Center

RiseBoro Youth Center
1474 Gates Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11237
Phone: 718 381 9653
The Youth Center is open 6 days a week

Lives Changed.

Eric Espino

My Voice Theatre, my first true family

My Name is Adans

The staff members are my mentors

Ramone’s Journey

Having an education is worth it

Roshine Castillo

Roshine Castillo