Posts By: Rise

Rise Is Hiring: Community Coordinator

Rise is hiring a full-time Community Coordinator to mobilize NYC parents impacted by the child welfare system to develop a Parents’ Platform for community investment and community-based approaches to preventing and repairing harm. The ideal candidate is a parent who has been personally impacted by the child welfare system, is experienced in leading teams and facilitation, and has worked as an advocate in child welfare and/or community justice movements.  Learn more and apply!

Save the Date! Oct 28 — A Toast to Rise!

Please join us for a virtual fall fundraiser to celebrate our 15th anniversary and support our Rise & Shine Parent Leadership Program! Stay tuned for details! 

Become a sponsor or host committee member today!

Kick Us Off With Your Love!

If Rise has touched your life and work, please share a message with us for our 15th anniversary! We would love to see some selfie videos from all the people and places we are missing in this pandemic – and the people and places around the country and the world … Read More

2020 Reunification Month Video

Happy Reunification Month to all the families who have reunified! You did it! Congratulations!

This 2020 Reunification Month video was developed collaboratively by the ACS Workforce Institute, NYC Parent Advocates Council and Rise leaders. It is for child welfare-impacted parents, by parents who have had similar experiences.