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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  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Centering Support, Safety, and Survivors

    Domestic violence goes to the heart of the challenge of building safe and just communities, and demands that we listen deeply to the needs of survivors and others who have experienced harm; that we involve the community intimately in decisions about safety and accountability. This Domestic Violence Awareness Month, learn how we at the Center for Justice Innovation put these ideas into action.

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Looking to Implement a Program in Your Neighborhood?

We work with communities across the country implement programs that reduce gun violence. Find out more about how we can help you.

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