Posts Tagged: parent leadership

ICYMI: Rise’s Annual Celebration

Rise’s Annual Celebration was a celebration of stars! 

Our annual fundraiser was a great success on October 19th at the Lower Eastside Girls’ Club. During the event, we laughed, cried, and danced the night away in celebration of parents, children, and their families. It was an amazing night with amazing people! Patrons that participated in our raffle were able to win door prizes, including family and self-care themed gift baskets. Our guest speaker of the night … Read More

Check This Out: “Still, we rise: Lessons learned from lived experiences in the family policing system”

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 & Shine Info. Session (Zoom Event)

NYC parents impacted by ACS are invited to apply to the Rise & Shine Parent Leadership Program!

The Rise & Shine Program will support you with developing and strengthening your skills, knowledge and networks to become a leader in your community.

This virtual information session is an opportunity to meet the Rise & Shine team, hear from program graduates, ask questions and learn about the application process.

Eligibility: Parents living in New York City who have been directly impacted … Read More

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