The Rites of Passage program is a pre-trial multi-level program that addresses risk factors that make adolescents more susceptible to developing negative behaviors and prevents them from entering the juvenile justice system. We aim to:
Strengthen the capacity of youth to develop positive behavior and resist violence by addressing social, emotional, and behavior issues, skill-building, leadership development, talents/interests, and self-confidence.
Develop partnerships with agencies and employers to provide educational and vocational advancement training based on students interests
Provide module instruction that builds confidence, self awareness and modifies behavior patterns.
Training Youth To Succeed
What is Ryzer Uplift?
It is a four-week pre-juvenile intervention program designed to accomplish three key goals:
To raise individuals' awareness of the consequences of their attitude, decisions, and emotional state.
To promote the improvement of individuals' behaviors to help keep them from entering the juvenile justice system and avoid further problems
To cause youth to feel more positive, cheerful, and optimistic about their current situation and future outlook
Training Young Men To Succeed
The ECRA began in April 2004 with the mission of training men to be responsible, productive, and law-abiding citizens. Through a focused 6-8-week training course, we equip men from all walks of life with the mental tools to make better decisions, eliminate erroneous belief systems and establish a “Web of Support” for sustained success. The web of support concept employs methodologies such as lectures, relationship development, small group discussions and one-on-one interaction to create positive change in the lives of men. ECRA has proven effective in helping graduates achieve improved health & employment, positive behavior changes, reduced substance abuse, more community involvement, and healthier happier families. With this model, ECRA will bring positive change to men’s lives locally, statewide, nationally, and internationally.