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April 28, 2011

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April 28, 2011

My personal experience with ARISE Foundation had led me to understand the incredible dedication and expertise the founders have provided to the Juvenile Justice System. Beginning in Florida over 25 years ago, this service of training-the-trainer to assist youthful offenders has spread throughout the United States and the world. Most impressive have been the outside assessments that the program has undergone which have provided outstanding results for the effectiveness of the program. Commendation is deserving to the founders for their practice of giving their teaching materials free to developing nations' organizations who wish to improve their juvenile justice systems.

The Great!

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learning of the extensive positive results they have effected throughout the Florida Juvenile Justice System, and the esteem in which they are held by Juvenile Justice System officials.

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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Employ an expert grants writer to find funds to support the expansion of the ARISE Foundation into more developing nations. Focus on delivering the programs online for the convenience of underserved populations

April 27, 2011

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April 27, 2011

The ARISE Foundation has a wealth of information for children and teens. Provided in their curriculum are such titles as Teen Anger Danger, Gangs 50+ Stories of Fractured Lives and Life Skills for Young Folks. The books are easy to understand and packed with valuable lessons. Each structured lesson is interactive, engaging, to-the-point and anything but boring. ARISE trains juvenile justice officers, school administrators, probation officers or anyone with an interest in working with at-risk youth how to become certified Life Skills Instructors. The Life Skills instructors learn valuable lessons along the way and are highly motivated to reach and help those in their care.

ARISE helps at-risk youth by teaching them the life skills they should have learned from the adults and authority figures in their lives.

Please! Help ARISE, help others... Please!

The Great!

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Working with the founders, Edmund and Susan Benson. Watching their enthusiasm with each training, webinar or new life-skills book (or as Edmund calls them -- his children). And, the excitement as ARISE curriculum is being used around the world and making a difference to so many.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

make this curriculum available to every young person in every school and in every neighborhood to educate before the troubles start.

April 26, 2011

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April 26, 2011

As of 4/26/2011, ARISE has certified over 5,457 Group Facilitators who have gone on to teach more than 5,400,000 documented hours of interactive ARISE Life Skills lessons for at-risk youth and teens across the United States and beyond.

Its founders, Edmund and Susan Benson have dedicated
their golden years to helping at-risk youth become good citizens by writing and publishing curricula that have been proven extremely effective in evidence-based studies. Recently, they have provided their materials free of charge to be used by former child soldiers in Uganda as well as in other third world countries.

The Great!

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I have first hand knowledge of the dedication of the founders to the goal of giving at-risk youth a second chance.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

make sure that they get more exposure in the media and the community so that they would be able to continue this wonderful mission.

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