News And Events

PAR Report Release Event Recording

On September 29, 2021, Rise held an online event to celebrate our new participatory action research report, An Unavoidable System: The Harms of Family Policing and Parents’ Vision for Investing in Community Care. During this event, the PAR Team discussed their research methodology and group process, research findings, recommendations and calls to action.

Participatory Action Research Report Release

On September 29, Rise will publish our research report, An Unavoidable System: The Harms of Family Policing and Parents’ Vision for Investing in Community Care. We invite you to join us via Zoom for our report release event, which will provide an introduction to the Rise PAR Team and research process, as well as a glimpse into our research findings, recommendations and calls to action.

Rise Presents at Strengthened Bonds Symposium

Columbia Journal of Race and Law (CJRL) hosted their 11th Annual Symposium in June. This year, the topic of the symposium was Strengthened Bonds: Abolishing the Child Welfare System and Re-Envisioning Child Well-Being. Videos of all symposium panels are now available online on CJRL’s YouTube and Facebook pages.

At the symposium, Imani Worthy, public speaking coordinator, Halimah Washington, community coordinator and Bianca Shaw, co-executive director of Rise, spoke about community approaches to child well-being and strengthening bonds.