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Planting The Seeds Of Hope!

Roses in Concrete (RIC) is a nonprofit organization that provides curriculum-based mentorship to today's youth or the young at heart by focusing on self-advocacy, workplace readiness, post-secondary education, and career readiness. RIC offers motivational information and empowering experiences to assist youth in avoiding barriers that can hinder their progress in life. RIC believes that youth are capable of extraordinary accomplishments once they realize the future relevance of what they are learning; and will exceed expectations when challenged and stimulated.


Why RIC?

RIC not only offers exciting and enriching experiences that focus on healthy living, career development and leadership development, but it also offers therapeutic assistance for youth involved in the program.

Who Can Participate?

RIC is tailored for current 3rd graders through current 12th graders.

Mentors who have a passion for children are also welcomed.

Did you hear about the rose that grew from a crack in the concrete?

​Proving nature's law is wrong it learned to walk with out having feet.

Funny it seems, but by keeping its dreams, it learned to breathe fresh air.

Long live the rose that grew from concrete

when no one else ever cared.

~Tupac Shakur

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