Upcoming Events

Friday, August 27, 2021 4th Friday Festival Come meet WeRISE staff and friends this Friday, August 27th from 6-9 at Westerville’s 4th Friday festival.   As you stroll along Uptown’s streets, stop by, grab some treats and learn how WeRISE works Read more…

Moving Forward

On August 5, leaders from WeRISE, City of Westerville, Westerville Pubic Library, and Westerville City Schools met to discuss how to move towards racial equity in Westerville. Pictured here from left to right: Renée Thompson, WeRISE Executive Director Aneeza Pasha-Stamm, Read more…

Pride Month

Pride month is celebrated every June in recognition and in honor of the LGBTQ+ community. WeRISE for Greater Westerville stands with and in support of the LGBTQ+ community. We recognize the ongoing struggle against discrimination and injustice experienced in the Read more…

Juneteenth: A Statement

WeRISE is celebrating Thursday’s news that Juneteenth is now a recognized Federal holiday, while understanding that without racial justice through legislative and policy changes, and economic and political equity, such federal recognition is merely another hollow symbolic gesture. On this Read more…