We welcome to the Rites of Passage Program, the Class of 2014! Our 14 week academic instruction begins on January 4, 2014, which will culminate with our 9th journey to West Africa. For more information regarding the program and travel sponsorship of a student, please contact Sharon Wade, Communications Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or Erica Virvo, Development Coordinator at email@example.com. Thank you. Link to Application and Program Information
President Obama visited The Door of No Return on Goree Island. A Time of reflection. On July 15th we followed in his foot steps.
Our Journey to West Africa was again an educational and life changing experience for all our students and adults. Please view our slide show for trip pictures.
Congratulations to Mr. Bass and the Rites of Passage Program for receiving from the Educational Advancement Foundation the Salute to Excellence Community Education Award. This award recognizes and acknowledges those in the community that have made a difference in non-traditional educational ways to create an environment where our youth can grow. It takes a Village to raise a child!