Children’s Immigration Story Project

RISE (Roslindale IS for Everyone) and the Roslindale Community Fund are sponsoring lending libraries of the following six books for use with children and families at the Roslindale Library, ABCD HeadStart, Casserly House, Sumner School, and other family-oriented centers in the neighborhood. Click here to sponsor a book or a set of books, or buy one for…

RISE Fall Events / Eventos de RISE del otoño

Coming Up: RISE Fall Events March with RISE in the Roslindale Day Parade! The parade is on Sunday, October 1 – Sign Up Today! Join us for one of Roslindale’s signature community events! The parade is a great way to spread the word about RISE while having some good old-fashioned fun. Add your name to this short…

March with RISE in the Roslindale Day Parade!

The parade is on Sunday, October 1 – Sign Up Today! Join us for one of Roslindale’s signature community events! The parade is a great way to spread the word about RISE while having some good old-fashioned fun. Kids welcome. Add your name to this short sign-up form.

Wow What a Party!

RISE Summer Party, August 26, 2017 Wow what a party! 200 people representing so much of Roslindale’s wonderful diversity, plus games, music, and awesome food! Thanks again Richard Chalfin, Mary Harman, Andrea Lesser-Gonzalez, Aileen Montour, Laura Catanzaro, Becky Mokos, Ingrid Lechuga de Hernandez, Maria Hernandez, Jaime Pullen, Alta Tarala, DJ Willy, and so many others. Read more about the party in the West Roxbury-Roslindale Bulletin!

Make a Call for a Safe Roslindale and Safe Massachusetts

RISE’s Immigrant Rights Working Group is a strong supporter of the Safe Communities Act, state legislation that would protect the health, civil rights and safety of all state residents in a time of unprecedented targeting of immigrants. We are working with the Safe Communities Coalition to get this bill passed! The bill had overwhelming support…

RISE Delegation Meets with Senator Mike Rush, June 8

On June 6, RISE brought together neighbors to share their thoughts about the Safe Communities Act with Senator Mike Rush. Unfortunately due to a scheduling conflict the Senator could not attend. But RISE members shared testimony with the 180+ neighbors in attendance, as well as aides to Senator Rush and Rep. Liz Malia, and Representative…

Videos: RISE Asks Senator Mike Rush to Co-Sponsor the Safe Communities Act

On June 6, RISE brought together neighbors to share their thoughts about the Safe Communities Act with Senator Mike Rush. Unfortunately due to a scheduling conflict the Senator could not attend. But RISE members shared testimony with the 180+ neighbors in attendance, as well as aides to Senator Rush and Rep. Liz Malia, and Representative…

April 27: Climate and Racial Justice in the Age of Trump

Climate and Racial Justice in the Age of Trump Thursday, April 27, 6:30pm Roslindale Congregational Church, 25 Cummins Highway RSVP and Share on Facebook Free Childcare Provided What does the unwinding of climate and environmental policy in the Trump era mean for our communities? Climate change, pollution, and environmental degradation disproportionately hurt communities of color,…

March 19: A Conversation with Black Lives Matter

Featured speakers: Martin Henson and Karlene Griffiths Sekou, Black Lives Matter Boston Come hear Black Lives Matter Boston activists on the front lines talk about the context of black history and what the struggle looks like today. DATE AND TIME Sun, March 19, 2017 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM EDT LOCATION Theodore Parker Unitarian Church…

Upcoming RISE Events

Working Groups Coordination Meeting Thursday March 9 6:30pm, Roslindale Community Center This meeting is open to all but will be structured for participation from Working Group leaders so we can coordinate our activities and support each other. Elected Officials Working Group Wednesday March 15 7:00 – 8:30, 20 Belgrade Avenue A Conversation with Black Lives…