The International Parent Advocacy Network (IPAN) partnered with Rise to develop a toolkit to support advocacy by parents whose families have been harmed by child welfare systems worldwide. In the coming weeks, Rise will publish a series of interviews and share resources and information from this toolkit.
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Rise, a NYC parent-led advocacy organization, is seeking an Executive Director. After 15 years, Rise’s founding Director will step down in June 2021. Founded in 2005, Rise has an annual budget of $1.2 million, a staff of 12 and 9 part-time parent contributors. Rise is a partner project of the Fund for the City of New York, which provides financial management and human resources support.
About Rise: Rise believes that parents have the answers for their … Read More
We are excited to invite NYC parents impacted by the family regulation system (child welfare system) to join Rise in building a Parents’ Platform!
Congratulations to the first graduates of the Rise Core Training for Parent Advocates!
The program ran from October 2020 through January 2021 and provided training for parent advocates with lived child welfare experience working in NYC preventive agencies.
Advocate Joyce McMillan of JMACforFamilies organized a rally on January 18th (Martin Luther King Day) in Harlem calling to abolish ACS. Read reflections about the rally from Halimah Washington and Jeanette Vega of Rise.