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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

Community Conversation for Parent Advocates

Community Conversation for NYC Parent Advocates

Who: NYC Parent Advocates who are parents impacted by ACS

What: Parents at Rise are conducting a participatory action research project. We’d like to hear from you about your experience with the child welfare system.

When: Tuesday, January 19th, 4-6 pm

Where: This Community Conversation will take place by Zoom.

RSVP to Halimah Washington, Rise Community Coordinator at