RISE Project

RISE Project staff in orange t-shirts

Our Impact

  • 10,600 community members reached through over 150 community events

  • 118 trainings and workshops conducted

  • 23 arts-based community healing events organized

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RISE staff in the community

RISE staff can always be found in the community promoting the message that healthy relationships are a foundation of healthy communities. 

Rise Project team

RISE staff canvassing in partnership with a gun violence prevention program for domestic violence awareness month.

A man paints a canvas; a healing space of the arts with the RISE Project

Healthy relationships require healthy individuals. RISE creates community healing spaces using the arts, conversation, and self-care.

RISE Coordinator prepping for a workshop.

A RISE coordinator prepping before a workshop. RISE provides workshops across New York City.

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  • Changemakers in Action: Hailey Nolasco

    Hailey Nolasco, director of Community-Based Violence Prevention at the Center, leads the RISE (Reimagining Intimacy through Social Engagement) Project, which addresses the intersection between gun violence and intimate partner violence.

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