My name is Clarisa Gachupin, I am 13 years old and I attend REALM Charter School. I have been a RYSE Member since July 2018.
How did you hear about RYSE?
From my brother, he’s been a member since he was 13.
What is your favorite thing about RYSE?
My favorite thing about RYSE is the people, I make new friends and participate in many programs with them.
What have been some of your favorite programs at RYSE?
The programs I attend every week are Grow Your Bites, Education for Liberation, College A-Z, Line Dancing Into Cultura, Grill & Build, Sin Fronteras.
What’s something you do at RYSE that you are proud of?
Meeting new people (staff and members), getting advice from staff.
Describe RYSE in 3 words:
Caring, Family, Incredible
If you had any superpower, what would it be and why?
Invisibility, sometimes I want to be left alone. If I’m invisible no one can see me so I can relax.
What is your idea of happiness?
Being able to be there for another person who is struggling through something. Being able to listen and give them advice.