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NYC COVID-19 Policy

Rise will follow the new citywide policy requiring anyone who works in an NYC office or workplace to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Rise Welcomed New Board Members in 2021

Early in 2021, Rise was excited to welcome several new board members–Elliot Williams, Felicia Alleyne-Davis and Joan M. Williams. Later in the year, we also welcomed Kelly Castagnaro and Jeffrey Chang as board members.

Rise Calls for Governor Hochul to Sign Preserving Family Bonds Bill

In October, Rise and Brooklyn Defender Services submitted a letter calling on Governor Hochul to sign the Preserving Family Bonds Bill, S.6357/A.6700 into law. The Senate and Assembly have passed Preserving Family Bonds and now all that is needed is Governor Hochul’s signature to enact this significant legislation. 

Video: Rise Annual Fundraiser, Oct. 27, 2021

Thank you everyone who celebrating parent leadership with us! Enjoy the show! Program begins at 32:45, after a pre-party of music by Batalá

Skip to 32:45 for the program beginning

We welcome donations of any size! Thank you to our many supporters and allies, and all of the amazing parents who have invested in Rise!

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