Racial & Housing Justice

SIGN OUR LETTER IN RESPONSE TO THE ROXBURY PREP OPPOSITION PETITION: A group of concerned RISE members have penned a letter that is now being circulated widely for signatures, to be submitted to a range of local papers and elected officials. If you agree that the language that the most vocal opponents to the school…

Know Your Rights: Resources for Immigrants and their Advocates

  City of Boston Immigrant Advancement Department   Know Your Rights (Spanish) Spanish-KYR-PoliceImmigrationFBI-v01 Know Your Rights (French) French-KYR-PoliceImmigrationFBIv01 Know Your Rights (English) English-KYR-PoliceImmigrationFBI-v01 Muslim Advocates Muslim-Advocates-Community-Guidance-Jan-2017-re-Trump-EO Legal Resources Legal Resources-Immigrants MIRA Legal Resources MIRA-immigration legal services Immigrant Agencies and Services Resources for Immigrants Download all multi-language resources in a Zip File feb_16handouts

Oct 12: Immigrant Rights Informal Teach-In and Discussion

Thursday, October 12, 6:30 PM / Jueves 12 de octubre, 6:30 PM Roslindale Public Library Branch / la Biblioteca Pública de Roslindale 4246 Washington Street RSVP on Facebook English below Júntese con los miembros del Grupo de Trabajo de RISE sobre los derechos de Inmigrantes para una junta informal donde hablaremos de DACA, TPS y…

A Special Invitation from Senator Rush

State Senator Rush wants to call you personally! Last spring, the RISE Immigrant Rights Working Group scheduled a meeting with the Senator on June 6, which he unfortunately had to cancel about a week before it happened. We went ahead anyway and had a great conversation about the Safe Communities Act and the complexity of immigration with the…

RISE Leadership Team

RISE has a Leadership Team! On September 25,  2017, 19 people met and confirmed a slate of nine people to serve on the team. Congrats to Aileen Montour, Alejandro Rodriguez, Andy Lesser-Gonzalez, Ingrid Lechuga de Hernandez, Jaime Pullen, Larry Bayer, Maria Hernandez, Mary Harman and Sarah Byrnes. This team will serve for six months, and…

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…

Resources In Light of the Wind Down of DACA (Source: BMC)

There are an estimated 8,000 children and young adult DACA recipients in Massachusetts. Following are links that may be helpful. ·         A set of advisories (a basic advisory<http://internal.bmc.org/hr/documents/DACAadvisory-basics.pdf&gt; and a more detailed advisory<http://internal.bmc.org/hr/documents/DACAadvisory-detailed.pdf&gt;) from expert organizations explaining what the wind down of DACA means. If you have any questions about the impact…

RISE Fall Events / Eventos de RISE del otoño

Coming Up: RISE Fall Events TUESDAY OCTOBER 3, 2017 CRIMINAL JUSTICE FORUM PLANNING MEETING Please join our newly formed Criminal Justice Group (a sub-group of our Racial Justice Working Group) on Tuesday October 3, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at Roslindale House 120 Poplar Street. We are in process of planning a Criminal Justice Forum for…