Respect in Schools Everywhere (RiSE) Program

The RiSE Program is a youth-led, school-based violence prevention and mentorship program for grades 9 – 12 students at selected schools.


Community, Day Program, In School Program, Peer-driven, Peer-led, Youth Programming, Youth Recreation


High School Grade 9 – 12




No referral required


Grades 9 – 12 students attending selected school(s)

Languages offered:

English *Translation possible


David and Mary Thomson Collegiate Institute


Monday – Friday, 9 AM – 4 PM

For more information

Contact Jessica Myers at

Program focus: Communication Skills, Community Awareness, LGBT, Mental Health, School, Skill Development, Socializing, Violence Prevention, Youth Engagement more…

The Respect in Schools Everywhere (RiSE) Program is a youth-led, school-based violence prevention and mentorship program for grades 9 – 12 students. RiSE provides resources and programming for grades 7 – 8 students in feeder schools to the host school.

Youth participants are responsible for developing and facilitating workshops focused on bullying, mental health, social media education, stigma, and conflict resolution. RiSE has developed a program model for schools that is evidence-informed practices and incorporates current and relevant research. RiSE is currently delivered at David and Mary Thompson however any high school may request the program at their site.

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For more information

Contact Jessica Myers at

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