Project Rise

Project Rise is a GED preparation program, enhanced with a comprehensive college and career readiness component. The year-long program offers up to twelve months of full time GED classes (Monday through Thursday from 9am-2pm), 18 weeks of paid internship, job readiness training, credit bearing academic courses linked to KCC’s Tourism and Hospitality department, and employment placement assistance. Participants receive supportive counseling and guidance for a full twelve months. Other benefits of the program include:

  • Metrocards
  • Entrepreneurial Training
  • Urban Farm Experience
  • Preparation to earn industry recognized certificates
  • College and Career Counseling
  • Supportive services
  • Full KCC Student Privileges including Library, Gym and Beach access, and more!