4th Friday Festival

Uptown Westerville

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 collaboratively with local partners to further equity and justice efforts 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…

Westerville City Council Candidate’s Forum

Westerville Public Library 126 S. State St., Westerville, OH

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…

Meet & Greet

Java Central 20 S State St Suite B, Westerville, OH

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.