The students who live in Chicago's most plighted communities united to become entrepreneurs, learn ecommerce, and fund their progression, as well as the progression and betterment of their communities.
My design has words that inspire me everyday: joy, play, soul, love. My plan is to sell lots of shirts and save up for collegeSee Designs
My shirt is a tiger. It represents being free and strong free to do anything you put your mind to, and be strong through itSee Designs
I like to play basketball and football. I'm going to use the money I earn from my shirt sales to pay for college. I came up with a space design because I just feel like I need more space in this world to be myself. I want to be able to live without feeling like I can't go places or do things because of the color of my skin.See Designs
I am a social entrepreneur and I want to start a business that would help me make money so that when I get older I can pay for college. I can also help my mother when she needs to pay the bills. My design is called Born Sinner. We all have sinned before. If there is something weighing down on your heart, pray and ask for forgivenessSee Designs
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About Rise Collection
Rise Collection is the first e-commerce store in the Nation created to help stop violence through Entrepreneurship and Economic Empowerment. This store is ran by teenagers from Chicago's most plighted communities. They decided to unite to become Entrepreneurs instead of becoming another statistic. By purchasing their designs you are supporting to help them meet their basic needs as well as pay for their educational and life goals.