Our Programs

The NewLife Program©

The NewLife Program© integrates Mentoring, Education, Health and Wellness, Economic Development, and Leadership Development. Our program provides diverse activities focused on fostering personal growth and success. Tailored for youth ages 7 – 16, our program is meticulously designed by educators and led by our talented Ambassadors, aged 16-26.

NewLife STEM Bridge Program

Prepares students for university courses', new expectations and requirements and helps develop a close-knit peer group

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RYP Spring Forward Scholarships

  • Teaching and Teacher Education Scholarship

    Honoring students aspiring to pursue careers in education.

  • Cornwall-Greenidge First Generation Scholarship

    Supporting students who are the first in their family to pursue post-secondary education.

  • Skilled Trades Scholarship

    This scholarship is presented to outstanding students who wish to pursue a skilled trade.

  • RYP Humanitarian Award

    This award is provided to students at risk of being forced to leave their studies due to lack of financing.

The NewLife Programs©

NewLife STEAM
Bridge Program©

Empowering youth aged 7-16 to pursue STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) opens doors to explore further studies and careers in these fields. Led by university students, the program provides role models and mentorship to inspire their future pursuits in STEAM.

NewLife Youth
Economic Empowerment Program©

Generational wealth starts with education. Financial literacy empowers youth to make informed decisions, enabling entrepreneurship and access to higher education. Equipping them with these tools unlocks doors to pursue dreams and seize opportunities, leading to their full potential.

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NewLife ReGeneration Program©

RYP Signature Program, “The NewLife ReGeneration Program©,” is a comprehensive four-module course meticulously crafted to empower and guide participants in diverse facets such as social development, employment, entrepreneurship, health and wellness, and civic engagement. This innovative program offers an interactive learning environment fostering personal growth, skill development, and empowerment through various methods, including engaging group activities and enlightening guest speakers. By the program’s culmination, participants are anticipated to emerge as confident, capable, and socially responsible leaders poised to effect positive change within their communities and society.

The NewLife Dream Up Program©

is built on a deep commitment to fostering a nurturing and inclusive environment for young individuals within the African diaspora. It serves as a refuge where participants can openly share their stories, seek guidance, and embark on a transformative journey of self-discovery. Dream Up©—because every dream deserves a chance to flourish.

You’re welcomed into our family when you become a part of the Realize Your Potential Youth Society. In addition to our Mentoring, Education, Health and Wellness, Economic Development, and Leadership Development programs, we pledge to support all our students in every way possible, including

Community Engagement:

We offer mentorship and development opportunities to foster strong relationships with community members, share knowledge, and develop lifelong connections.

Systemic Advocacy:

On behalf of our communities, we are committed to ensuring that the systems we interact with bring about progressive policy and practice changes.

Intersectionality:

We empower the community’s diverse voices to ensure we stay connected to the pulse of descendants of the black diaspora communities and continue to focus on the issues that matter.

Hebah, Lead Ambassador

Yasmin, Lead Ambassador

“Black youth, just like me, need a community of people like them to listen and show them that they are more than just their color. A place to hone their skills, where they are supported. RYP is already achieving this”

— RYP Ambassador