ARISE Life Skill Lessons and Staff Training

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Awards & Honors

ARISE Congressional Recognition

ARISE Foundation was recently honored to receive Special Congressional Recognition by Congresswoman Corrine Brown for its efforts to educate troubled youth by offering vital life skills lessons and training programs for anyone working hard to educate and mentor these youth toward success. ARISE co-founders Susan and Edmund Benson also received individual recognition for their unyielding dedication to helping at risk youth learn the important, but often overlooked, basic life skills they so desperately need. Please click on the images below to see a full-sized version of these Congressional Recognition certificates.

ARISE Foundation's  Congressional Recognition CertificateARISE Co-founder Susan Benson's Congressional Recognition CertificateARISE Co-founder Edmund Benson's Congressional Recognition Certificate

ARISE Children’s Champion Award

ARISE is proud to present the ARISE Children’s Champion Award to select individuals whose work empowers at-risk children and teens. For information on the recipients of the 2007 Children’s Champion Award, please go to the Children’s Champion page.

Edmund F. Benson with Miami-Dade County Commissioners Harvey Ruvin and Sherman S. Winn  at the 1988 dedication ceremony for Edmund F. Benson Blvd in Miami, Florida.

Edmund F. Benson with Miami-Dade County Commissioners Harvey Ruvin and Sherman S. Winn at the 1988 dedication ceremony for Edmund F. Benson Blvd in Miami, Florida.

Awards Honoring ARISE

ARISE Founders Susan and Edmund Benson and the ARISE Foundation have been the recipients of the following awards and honors:

  • Edmund F. Benson Boulevard is dedicated in Miami, FL – named after ARISE Co-Founder. 1989 – The National Giraffe Award for “Americans Who Stick Their Necks Out”
  • The Miami Herald “Spirit of Excellence” Award , The Miami Herald
  • Excellence in Education National Award, Partnerships in Education Journal
  • Choice Champion National Award, Choice Hotels
  • Best Citizen Builder Award, Best Citizen Builder Campaign
  • Dade Partners Hall of Fame Award, Dade County Public Schools
  • Dade Partners Exemplary Award, Dade Partners
  • JC Penney “Golden Rule” National Award
  • The Healthy Aging Award, Educational Television Network, Inc.
  • The Allstate Safety Leadership Award , Allstate Insurance Company
  • NOVO Award Finalist, Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce
  • NOVO Award Finalist, Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce
1990 The Miami Herald Spirit of Excellence Award

The Miami Herald Spirit of Excellence Award

Just one of the many proclamations ARISE has received in almost 30 years of work empowering at-risk youth with life skills.

Just one of the many proclamations ARISE has received in almost 30 years of work empowering at-risk youth with life skills.

Proclamations Honoring ARISE

ARISE has also received the following proclamations from the Board of County Commissioners in Miami-Dade County, Florida, to celebrate our work in the community:

Friends day
Poison Prevention Week
Enviro-Cops Day
Energy Conservation Week
Arise Foundation Day
Transit for Kids Week
Pollution Prevention Week
Waste Reduction Week
Lead Awareness Week
Enviro-Cops/Enviro-Mentor’s Day
ARISE Foundation Success Week
Friendly Foods Week
Edmund F. Benson Day

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