Supporting immigrant and refugee youth in becoming engaged, confident, and celebrated members of our communities.


Promoting creativity and inclusion.


PRYSE Summer Academy 

ARYSE Summer Academy is our flagship program. Founded in 2013, PRYSE is a three-week summer program that combines English and academic classes, creative expression workshops, and sports to prepare immigrant and refugee youth for the school year.

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Girls Art & Maker Group

The purpose of Girls Art & Maker Group is to bring together young immigrant women to create art, share their stories, develop friendships, and gain mentorship from each other and adult facilitators through creative expression projects and facilitated dialogue sessions.

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 Crafton Heights After School Program

The Crafton Heights After School program is organized in partnership with Jewish Family and Community Services (JFCS), and the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh (ICP). The aim is to provide youth living in Crafton Heights with homework help, tutoring, mentoring, and enrichment.

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Today’s students.
Tomorrow’s leaders.

Read more about the impact our flagship program PRYSE Academy had in 2017.