Event and Training Calendar

Community Support Circle

Rise’s parent-led community support circle is now open to parents impacted by family policing systems in any location across the country. Our 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... Read more

Torn Apart by Dorothy Roberts: NYC Book Release Event

Rise and the Revolution Books Educational Fund are co-hosting the NYC debut of Dorothy Roberts’ new book, Torn Apart: How the Child Welfare System Destroys Black Families—and How Abolition Can Build a Safer World. Join us by attending in person at Revolution Books in Harlem or by viewing the event online through Facebook Live. During the event, Dorothy Roberts... Read more

Community Support Circle

Rise’s parent-led community support circle is now open to parents impacted by family policing systems in any location across the country. Our 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... Read more

Training: Systemic Oppression

This training will offer a deep dive into systemic oppression and its impact on parents' lives. This training will focus on the history of systemic oppression in the United States, how our identities shape us, parent experiences and the role of stereotypes. It will explore various structures and forms of oppression and their impact on... Read more

Community Support Circle

Rise’s parent-led community support circle is now open to parents impacted by family policing systems in any location across the country. Our 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... Read more

Community Organizing Training

Join Rise's organizing team in this interactive training to learn basic community organizing terms and tools. Learn about power, who has it 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 training is open to the... Read more

Free

Community Support Circle

Rise's 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 training opportunities and events and how to sign up for them.... Read more

Free

Legislative Advocacy Training

Join the Advocacy Institute in collaboration with Rise for a training on the basics of political advocacy. In this training, we will discuss why it is important for you to make your voice heard and work with elected officials to address issues affecting your communities. Working with the government can be intimidating and systems of... Read more

Free

Community Support Circle

Rise's 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 training opportunities and events and how to sign up for them.... Read more

Free

Community Support Circle

Rise's 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 training opportunities and events and how to sign up for them.... Read more

Free

Abolition Training Retreat: Day One

During this two-day workshop, we will explore abolition as a vision, practice and a call to action as we reimagine communities that promote family safety, well-being and justice. On day one, we will share stories, learn about histories of oppression and resistance and share out collective experiences with the family policing system. Day two will... Read more

Free

CORE Graduation

Celebrate Parent Advocates' completion of the Rise CORE Training Program! Rise’s Winter 2022 CORE cohort ran from February through May and provided training for impacted parents working as Parent Advocates in NYC foster agencies. The training series covered topics including Rise visiting and service planning TIPS, the Rise 90-day model to support reunification, relationship building,... Read more

Free