DC Transition

Big thanks to one of our partners, www.dctransition.org, for highlighting info about our Job Essentials Bootcamp on their website and newsletter to help us serve as many as possible. Check out how they’re also helping the community below. #togetherwecan #riseupliftup

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays from all of the volunteers at Rise Up! It’s amazing what a group of strangers accomplished in 6 months…and still found time to have a little fun! We’re grateful for our students, partners, and one another and can’t wait to take this mission even further in 2021! #riseupliftup

October Cohort Completed!

Congratulations to Gail Robinson, Nailah Philogene, Aashish Harneja ⚽️, Lauro Pilar, Crystal Rivera, Kevin Pena, and Cristian Soriano for completing our 8 week job essentials boot camp! Your Coaches Sukh Chugh, Ally Tan, Robert Holzinger, and Michelle Camden are very proud of all the hard work you put into growing your careers! Thanks to Al Torabi, Jill Irish, and Gunita Singh, Esq. for joining our last class to provide valuable career advice

Student Spotlight

Current Rise Up student, Crystal Rivera, has aspirations of working in healthcare and is developing herself to find a position where she can effectively serve others. Know of any opportunities that fit Crystal’s goals? Please check out her LinkedIn page for more info and to connect. #riseupliftup

Coach Spotlight: Michelle Camden

*COACH SPOTLIGHT*Michelle Camden volunteers as a Rise Up Coach teaching essential job skills in hopes of helping others enhance their career skills for greater success. She has worked as a bilingual Training & Talent Development Consultant for 15 years in both the non-profit and private sectors and has also taught English as a Second Language to

Week Six Rise Up Bootcamp

Week 6 of our Bootcamp covered the how to for effectively using Virtual Meetings for interviewing and success on the job. This article offers advice for how to convey your passion in a job interview, which can be harder when done virtually.https://lnkd.in/dqN4TUs#riseupliftup

Coaching Spotlight

Robert Holzinger is a volunteer job coach, dedicated to providing economic empowerment to others by providing the tools, skills, and insights necessary to succeed in the workplace. Rob is a paralegal, real estate investor, and securities trader. His personal interests are martial arts, salsa dancing, reading, and spending quality time with his wife. Rob looks forward