Announcing WeREAD 2024

For the latest information, visit this page. ANNOUNCING WEREAD 2024 As we all prepare to hunker down and enter into the colder, hibernation-friendly months, WeRISE would like to announce our plans for WeREAD 2024! With everything happening regarding current impending legislation and schools, we have decided this year to shift Read more…

WeRise Celebrates Juneteenth!

Join us to celebrate Juneteenth with performances, kids activities, music and more! Date: Saturday, June 24 Time: 12-4pm Location: Alum Creek Park North Address: 221 West Main St, Westerville, OH 43081 For vendor and participation inquiries, please contact: weriseforgw@gmail.com. In partnership with Otterbein University. Performances & activities: – DJ TeeFy Read more…

Racism in Westerville History

The Westerville History Museum has just published a toolkit that highlights specific historic examples of racism and anti-racism in Westerville.  Celebrate Black History Month by acknowledging the struggles of the people who have suffered under white supremacy and empathizing with their pain, their joys, their losses, and their victories. Topics include: Read more…

EXHIBIT – Coping Mechanisms: Art at the Intersection of Racism and Mental Health

The WeRISE for Greater Westerville board and Otterbein University are excited to invite you to Coping Mechanisms event: Art at the Intersection of Racism and Mental Health. Video credit: Ezekiel Hannon and Down and Out Media Hours Monday-Friday 8am-4pm Saturday-Sunday 1pm-4pm Closed Holidays Location The Miller Gallery 33 Collegeview Rd, Westerville, Read more…