The Heritage Program is designed to address the academic needs of African American students in Riverside Unified School District. The goal of the Heritage Plan is to increase the number of African American students that successfully complete the 15 courses required for UC and CSU entrance (A through G courses). The Heritage Program provides African American students with purposeful academic, instructional, motivational, and familial supports that will facilitate the student’s progression towards college, career, and world readiness upon graduation.
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Learn more about Heritage receiving the 2021 Golden Bell Award Click HERE!
Riverside Unified School District's Family Resource Center (FRC) is a community-based flexible, family-focused, and culturally sensitive facility that provides programs and services based on the needs of the families. For more information on the FRC, please click HERE.
2022-2023 School Year District AAPAC Meetings
RUSD District African American Parent Advisory Council is back and with a new theme: Life Every Voice. The voice of our community is important and valued within RUSD, so let it be heard! Click HERE to access our DAAPAC Website for more information and meeting dates.
The Voting Rights Act of 1965, signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson, aimed to overcome legal barriers at the state and local levels that prevented African Americans from exercising their right to vote as guaranteed under the 15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The Voting Rights Act is considered one of the most far-reaching pieces of civil rights legislation in U.S. history.
Exercise your right to vote today! For more information on voting registration and to register to vote, click HERE.
College Virtual Tours
Take a personally guided tour through over 600+ colleges and universities through the use of YouVisit, a site geared towards giving the perspective student a "real-life" experience through 360° views or virtual reality tour. Just type your dream school in the search and take a look!
Apply to 55 of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities using the Common Black College Application! Click HERE to access.
Founded in 1941, the Inland Empire Community Foundation (IECF) is the oldest and largest community foundation serving the Inland region. Students interested in applying for scholarships targeted towards students who reside in the Inland Empire, please click HERE for more information and scholarship opportunities through IECF.
SigEp knows this transition has been tough for many people, and the cost of college can create even more stress. With college right around the corner, SigEp wants to do their part to help. Click HERE for more information and scholarship opportunities through SigEp.
2023 Heritage Senior Celebration
Mark your calendar!
This year's Heritage Senior Celebration will take place on May 3rd, 2023 at JW North High School starting at 6:00 pm.
Please see your site's Heritage Site Contact for more information and invitation.
Academic Support: Tutoring Services
Each of our secondary sites has its own unique way in which they are supporting our Heritage students. Interested in knowing more, please see reach out to your Heritage Site Contact!
For online tutoring support, click HERE