RISE Project

RISE Project staff in orange t-shirts

Our Impact

  • 33,376 community members reached through events, workshops, and public education

  • 291 trainings and workshops facilitated

  • 617 community activations in 29 communities where we work

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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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News

  • Governor Hochul Announces State has Provided $30 Million in Grants to Fight Gun Violence Over Last Three Months

    Governor.NY.gov

    In this official announcement from Governor Kathy Hochul's office, the Center for Court Innovation, RISE Project (Brooklyn), Save Our Streets (The Bronx), Neighborhood Safety Initiatives (Harlem), and others were named as recipients of a grant designed to fund new outreach workers, violence interrupters, and social workers across New York in communities experiencing increases in gun-related violence over the last year.

  • 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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