News And Events

Rise & Shine 2021 Begins!

The 2021 Rise & Shine Parent Leadership Program launched online in early February, beginning with a focus on community building using restorative justice circles. In our first weeks, we built our connection and relationships, centered our values, developed a community agreement, shared self-care strategies and established our “buddy system” of peer support.

Rise Welcomes New Board Members

Rise is excited to announce three new members of our Board: Elliot Williams, Felicia Alleyne-Davis and Joan M. Williams.

Now Hiring: Rise Executive Director

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