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SAFE SPACES Community leadership development and peace-building movement  
https://www.facebook.com/The-Good-Food-RevolutionGrow-Buy-Consume-Organic-203754843311553/ The Good Food Revolution - a call to action to farmers, retailers and consumers to “grow, buy, consume organic”. Is a partnership between RISE, the Ministry of Sustainable Development, Energy, Science and Technology (MSDEST) and the Ministry of Agriculture, funded in part by UNDP GEF SGP, and launched during Nobel Laureate week in January. The project which seeks to create a national environment that promotes healthy food consumption, revolutionizing food production by removing toxic chemicals and harmful GMOs from the Saint Lucian Food Chain, through a 3-pronged approach: consumer awareness-raising and education, farmer training and national policy development, enters a new phase of farmer training which has attracted further support from partners like IICA and SLHTA  
RISE Resource Center The RISE resource center was formerly located in the RISE office in Gablewoods Mall and offered tutoring, internet access, interviewing and resume writing workshops, games and more.  
Caribbean Youth Empowerment Program A youth technical/life skills training program focused on highly-vulnerable youth to help them succeed in the job market.  
Dress to Impress Dress to Impress is a charitable boutique that offers professional clothing to young people going on job interviews or internships.  
Sports Initiative The goal of the project was to engage unattached youth, using sports and related opportunities, to occupy their time, to offer a meal, and also to reconnect them to available education, training and employment avenues, improving their quality of life.  
Rebuild Our World Post- Hurricane Tomas Livelihood restoration project  
Visionary After School Programme After school programme at Sir Ira Simmons Secondary School focused on developing students in math, journalism, arts, crafts, music, drama, dance and sports.  
St. Lucian Visionaries In 2010, 28 graduates of Sir Arthur Lewis Community College were engaged and supported to begin their Bachelor's degrees at Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, with the offer of a Presidential scholarship. They have all completed majors (many additional Master's) in different STEM fields (Science, Engineering, Business) and have been widely successful in their studies and job placements. Three additional, smaller cohorts of students have followed and the initiative spread to involve students of several other Caribbean islands  
Leadership and Development   
Road to Geneva - Child Rights The Road to Geneva is a youth-led, multi-agency collabortive action research project on the state of human rights of children and youth in St. Lucia. Nine NGOs are working together with youth to create a "shadow" report to the Government's require report on Child Rights due in July 2010. The main focul points of the report will be: the status of child rights in St. Lucia in relation to the UN Convention on the Right's of the Child and the NGO/Youth Coalition's recommendations to ensure improvement in child rights protection in St. Lucia.   
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