There is an education crisis affecting our city’s most vulnerable children.
We envision a city where every struggling student is reached by a caring community at a critical time in their life to provide hope, the courage to dream, and opportunity to thrive.
Why We Changed Our Name
As we raise the curtain on an exciting next chapter in our story, it’s crucial that our name truly captures the soul of our organization.
Your Opportunity to Serve
One-on-one time with struggling students two hours a week will help a child reach their potential. A short amount of time can make a big impact.
Breaking the Cycle of Poverty
Our programs help close the achievement gap by providing literacy skills, science learning experiences, and career mentoring and internships.
You can help a vulnerable child rise above!
We make it easy! We will train you, match you with a child that needs you the most, and support you and your student!
The life you change may be your own!
60% of Oakland 3rd Graders read below grade-level average. For them, it’s more than just learning to read. It’s about reading to learn.
Students often go hungry over the weekend, and are unprepared to learn on Monday morning. Health4Kids provides a bag of nourishing food and recipes for children to take home from school every Friday.
Wendi CaporicciFormer Principal at Emerson Elementary
"We appreciate our relationship with Children Rising. Our leaders were impressed and inspired by the partnership and commitment to the community in the Bay Area. Your dialogue and contributions left our US leadership team with a lot of impressive ideas to consider as the Firm continues to look for ways to increase the effect of PwC’s Earn Your Future (financial literacy program) across the country."Jennifer L. BelardiPwC San Francisco Geography Marketing