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 in the Greater Westerville community.
Sunday, August 29,2021
Educators Empowering Equity
When we know the truth about our past, we understand our present, and see opportunities to build a different future
- Hear stories from educators, students, and parents
- Uncover our hidden history
- Learn about House Bills 322 & 327
Join us as we support our teachers in teaching accurate, comprehensive U.S. history and current events. Join us at 12:00 noon at the Westerville Public Library…see you soon!
Thursday, September 9, 2021
Central Ohio Voted to End Gerrymandering
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 at 7:00 p.m. as we learn about what to expect in Ohio and specifically in Central Ohio. Find out how to pressure the mapmakers to create fair districts.
Monday, September 20, 2021
Westerville City Council Candidate’s Forum
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 best way to ensure your voice, your values are represented. WeRISE strongly encourages our Greater Westerville friends to ask their questions and be informed. Join us as we meet our candidates!