Latest Past Events

Meet & Greet

Java Central 20 S State St Suite B, Westerville

Please come out to meet myself (Vashitta Johnson, Executive Director), WeRISE board members, and support Java Central. We will be working throughout the holidays with more big announcements to come at the beginning of the year.

Westerville City Council Candidate’s Forum

Westerville Public Library 126 S. State St., Westerville

On Monday, September 20, 2021 from 6:45p-9:00p, the Westerville Area Chamber will host the first of several Candidate’s Forums.  During this Candidate’s Forum, you will meet the candidates who are running for Westerville City Council.  Having elected officials who care about the issues that matter most to you is the Read more…

Central Ohio Regional Fair Districts Forum


In 2021, the state legislature and the newly created Ohio Redistricting Commission will create new congressional and state legislative districts. So just what does all that mean and how does it impact our political representation?  WeRISE is encouraging our Greater Westerville friends to join us  on Thursday September 9, 2021 Read more…