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Rise Campus Organizer, Maya Chavis, Featured in TEEN VOGUE: Student Debt Is Taxing Young People’s Mental Health

Rise Campus Organizer, Maya Chavis, Featured in TEEN VOGUE: Student Debt Is Taxing Young People’s Mental Health

Rise Campus Organizer, Maya Chavis, discusses her experience with student loan debt and its impact on student mental health, in…
Rising Leaders – Grad Edition: Meet Mike Grey, Rise Director of Operations and California State University- Sacramento Masters 2024 Graduate

Rising Leaders – Grad Edition: Meet Mike Grey, Rise Director of Operations and California State University- Sacramento Masters 2024 Graduate

Watch the video or read the blog below! What inspired you to get involved in community organizing and advocacy? What…
Rising Leaders – Grad Edition: Meet Ja’Von Fields, Rise Michigan Lead Campus Organizer and Grand Valley State University 2024 Graduate

Rising Leaders – Grad Edition: Meet Ja’Von Fields, Rise Michigan Lead Campus Organizer and Grand Valley State University 2024 Graduate

Watch the video or read the blog below! What inspired you to get involved in community organizing and advocacy? What…
It’s A Student Loan Debt Cancellation Summer – By Israel Molina, Rise Director of Government Relations

It’s A Student Loan Debt Cancellation Summer – By Israel Molina, Rise Director of Government Relations

It’s graduation season and the student loan debt fight is far from over.  Over the past few months, Rise’s team,…
Rise University Across the Nation: Wisconsin

Rise University Across the Nation: Wisconsin

By Arin Anderson, WI State Director Hey y’all, I’m Arin Anderson and I’m the Wisconsin State Director for Rise. My…
Mobilizing Young Voters by Christy Esther, Lead Campus Organizer, Pennsylvania

Mobilizing Young Voters by Christy Esther, Lead Campus Organizer, Pennsylvania

My name is Christy Esther, and I’m the Rise Philadelphia Team Lead Campus Organizer and a graduate student finishing my…
Blocking the Ballot: Recent Attacks on Voting Rights Hinder Voting Access for Students and People of Color

Blocking the Ballot: Recent Attacks on Voting Rights Hinder Voting Access for Students and People of Color

By Ebony Brown, Rise Georgia State Director Can you imagine walking into a voter precinct – fully prepared to make…
Why the SAVE Plan is a Critical First Step to Student Loan Forgiveness

Why the SAVE Plan is a Critical First Step to Student Loan Forgiveness

By Mary-Pat Hector, CEO At Rise, we engage young people and students in building their political power by activating them…
Rise Students Prompt Nevada Lawmakers to Approve $2.6M Contract for Extra Security at College Campuses Following UNLV School Shooting

Rise Students Prompt Nevada Lawmakers to Approve $2.6M Contract for Extra Security at College Campuses Following UNLV School Shooting

Student voices build power! In December, a Rise University training at the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) was interrupted…
Rise CEO Featured in Democracy Docket Article for Women’s History Month

Rise CEO Featured in Democracy Docket Article for Women’s History Month

This Women’s History Month, Democracy Docket is not only remembering those women “who were the first,” but also celebrating and highlighting the…
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