Event and Training Calendar

Training: Parent Advocate History / Introduction to Parent Advocacy

This training will discuss when parent advocacy started in NYC, how the movement has moved forward and where are we today. A panel of Parent Advocates will share how the family policing system impacted them, their family and their journey in advocacy. They will share their experiences as advocates and leaders in their community, in... Read more

Free

Training: How to Seal and Amend Your Case

This training will focus on how the New York State Central Register (SCR) operates. It will discuss recent changes based on new legislation and will cover the seal and amend process for impacted parents/families. This free online training will be presented by The Bronx Defenders and hosted by Rise. This training is open to the... Read more

Free

Training: Family Court Process and Investigations

This training will break down the family court process for a child welfare case and will discuss the child welfare investigation process in New York City. This free online training will be presented by Center for Family Representation and hosted by Rise. All are welcome. The training will be most relevant to NYC parents. >>... Read more

Free

Training: Community Organizing

Join Rise's Organizing Team in this interactive training to learn basic community organizing terms and tools. Learn about who has power and how, through engaging community, we can build campaigns and movements. You'll also hear about Rise's current campaign to create universal child care in NYC and NYS. This free online training will be facilitated... Read more

Free

Community Support Circle

The Rise peer support circle is a space to connect with other parents with similar experiences and share resources and information. Through restorative justice circles processes, we discuss our experiences and challenges as parents and support one another. We also share information about upcoming Rise trainings and events and how to sign up. Rise’s parent-led... Read more

Free

Rise & Shine Open House Information Session

Rise Office 224 West 30th Street, #804, New York

Rise invites NYC parents impacted by ACS to join us for an open house information session to learn about the Rise & Shine Program and how to apply to the 2023 cohort. The open house is an opportunity to connect with the Rise & Shine staff and ask questions. This session will take place in... Read more

Free

Rise & Shine Virtual Open House Information Session

Rise invites NYC parents impacted by ACS to join us for an open house information session to learn about the Rise & Shine Program and how to apply to the 2023 cohort. The open house is an opportunity to connect with the Rise & Shine staff and ask questions. This session will take place via... Read more

Free

Community Support Circle

The Rise peer support circle is a space to connect with other parents with similar experiences and share resources and information. Through restorative justice circles processes, we discuss our experiences and challenges as parents and support one another. We also share information about upcoming Rise trainings and events and how to sign up. Rise’s parent-led... Read more

Free

Rise Annual Celebration

The Banknote Building 1231 Lafayette Ave, Bronx, New York

Reserve your tickets to Rise's Annual Celebration today! Suggested donation + free tickets available for in-person and virtual attendees. Join us at The Banknote Building in the Bronx to celebrate and support parents’ leadership, achievements, goals and strategies in the movement for family justice! Space is limited - RSVP today! October 26, 6-8 pm ET... Read more

Free

Community Support Circle

The Rise peer support circle is a space to connect with other parents with similar experiences and share resources and information. Through restorative justice circles processes, we discuss our experiences and challenges as parents and support one another. We also share information about upcoming Rise trainings and events and how to sign up. Rise’s parent-led... Read more

Free

Rise & Shine Virtual Open House Information Session

Rise invites NYC parents impacted by ACS to join us for an open house information session to learn about the Rise & Shine Program and how to apply to the 2023 cohort. The open house is an opportunity to connect with the Rise & Shine staff and ask questions. This session will take place via... Read more

Free

Rise & Shine Open House Information Session

Rise Office 224 West 30th Street, #804, New York

Rise invites NYC parents impacted by ACS to join us for an open house information session to learn about the Rise & Shine Program and how to apply to the 2023 cohort. The open house is an opportunity to connect with the Rise & Shine staff and ask questions. This session will take place in... Read more

Free