Are you interested in becoming a Parent Advocate? Have you had a child welfare case and it’s been closed for at least one year? Join us on August 10th at 5pm ET for a virtual open house! Email Jeanette at email@example.com to RSVP!
Posts Tagged: Parent Advocacy
On behalf of everyone here at Rise, we’d like to say congratulations to all of our 2023 Graduates!
In May, 18 parents graduated from our Parent Advocate program. Our next session will begin in September 2023 with more information soon to come. You can view the recording of this past graduation on Facebook live here. You can reach out to Shanene Bryant at firstname.lastname@example.org if you’re interested in being apart of the next cohort. To learn more about Rise’s Parent Advocacy Program, … Read More
Rise is collecting data to better understand parents’ experiences with reaching out for resources and support from mandated reporters. We’re also collecting data on parents’ and caregivers’ experiences around the lack of child care, accessibility, and what solutions they want to see. This information will remain anonymous and inform Rise’s call to action surrounding our parent-led campaign to expand child care, and include respite care for all NYC families.
If you are a parent or caregiver or … Read More
In this special issue article, the voices of mothers affected by the child welfare system are at the forefront. A group of five women, including our own, Jeanette Vega and other Rise staff and parents, discuss their experiences with the child welfare system, highlighting and illustrating the many systemic injustices. It is their hope that sharing personal stories inspires and helps others across the country. The article also focuses on the development of Rise as … Read More
Rise joined Alliance for Quality Education (AQE), parents and child care providers at a press conference in the Bronx on February 24th to demand NY State invest $5 billion in universal child care.
Rise Community Coordinator Halimah Washington spoke about the need for universal child care and the link between the lack of accessible child care and family policing.