May 3:State Representative Candidates Forum

RISE is co-sponsoring a Candidates Forum for 14th District State Representative. The Forum will be at Washington-Beech Community Room at 4560 Washington St. in Roslindale, and will run from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM on May 3. Three candidates for office have confirmed: Angelo Scaccia, Segun Idowu, and Gretchen VanNess. This is an important race, so come…

April 8: Open Mosque Day

Join other RISERs as we visit the Islamic Cultural Center at Roxbury Crossing on April 8! The event runs from 3 – 6pm. Email Sarah Byrnes scbyrnes@gmail.com if you’d like to meet up with us.

If Trump Fires Mueller

No doubt you’ve heard that Donald Trump is considering firing Robert Mueller, the special counsel charged with investigating his ties to Russia, his obstruction of justice, and more. If Trump does fire Mueller, it will trigger a Constitutional crisis for our democracy. RISE is connecting with a large coalition preparing emergency “Nobody is Above the Law”…

RISE Immigrant Rights Updates, March 2018

The Safe Communities Act: Backed by the People but Not Elected State Officials This Year Sad, maddening news. The Safe Communities Act which RISE has endorsed and worked hard to pass appears dead for this legislative session, ending June 30. See a comprehensive summary of the latest legislative machinations related to a new, far inferior bill from RISE member Kathy…

RISE Restorative Justice Forum, May 2

Produced by the RISE Criminal Justice Working Group Wednesday May 2, 6:30pm – 8:30pm Roslindale Community Center Join us at the RISE Restorative Justice Forum and learn from a panel of professionals, community members and organizations that have already begun to implement restorative justice in their work. By attending you will gain an understanding of:…

March 24: March with RISE at the March for Our Lives

Meet Up: Saturday March 24, 10:45am at Forest Hills T Stop. We will be there starting at 10:30 and leave promptly at 11am. Please join us to march with RISE! The students of March for Our Lives Boston are joining students across the country to demand that our lives are prioritized over access to guns. Here’s what they have to say: “We are organizing…

RISE Updates: Climate Justice, Standing Against Gun Violence, and More

Grab a Beer with GreeningRozzie and RISE! Join us for an informal get together to talk about climate justice! We’ll have a copy of Michelle Wu’s newly released climate justice report that we can chat about. We’ll also have postcards from Boston Climate Action Network that you can use to urge Mayor Walsh to take action…

RISE Victory! Plus Call-In Day

Say NO To Trump’s Deportation Machine! Deporting millions of people isn’t cheap, and it isn’t easy. That’s why the Trump administration has been sowing fear in our communities, spreading lies and bullying immigrants and those who support them. And they’re trying to get local police and county sheriffs to do the job of federal ICE…