“Say Our Names: Black Women of the Movement” Webinar Educates the Community on Black Liberation

Black women have always been a part of Black liberation. From leading ladies like Ida B. Wells, Ella Baker, and Tarana Burke, to Alicia Garza, Feminista Jones, and Bree Newsome, Black women have led the way to liberation. Why are their voices often missing from today’s Black Lives Matter Movement? On Thursday, June 11, RISE San Diego and its panel of Black women leaders shared information about prominent Black women leaders from the past while discussing why their voices have been overlooked in today’s effort.

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“Red, Black & Blues” Webinar Helps San Diego Bring Solidarity to Black Community

The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis ignited widespread Black Lives Matter protests across the country and outrage around the world. As demonstrations against police brutality and white supremacy continue, RISE San Diego is hosting the “Red, Black and Blues” webinar to help the public understand the civil unrest, as well as offer solidarity to the Black community.

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A Guide to Overcoming Obstacles In Work And Life

Story By: Amway BRANDVOICE, Lifestyle
Published March 25, 2020

A difficult co-worker, poor health habits, a toxic work environment: All obstacles that can complicate an otherwise thriving personal and professional life. But with smart strategies, self-care, a strong support system and stress-relief tools, setbacks can also serve as springboards for learning and growth. See Forbes’ interview with RISE San Diego CEO Dwayne Crenshaw to learn more.

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RISE San Diego & National City Chamber of Commerce Boost South San Diego Economy

The National City Chamber of Commerce and RISE San Diego are joining forces to launch the region’s first Business Empowerment Academy to help local business owners and entrepreneurs prepare for growth in 2020.

The Business Empowerment Academy will feature interactive training sessions on the topics of HR, talent acquisition and development, access to capital and more.

See Jacqueline Reynoso, CEO of the National City Chamber, and Tony Young, co-founder of RISE San Diego discuss the partnership on KUSI Good Morning San Diego. Watch the segment now. 

Photo credit: KUSI Good Morning San Diego, KUSI News

Partnership geared to helping local business

RISE San Diego in The Star-News

Story By Isabel Hughes
Published January 23, 2020

As multiple National City developments are underway, the National City Chamber of Commerce and RISE San Diego are partnering to launch a Business Empowerment

Academy with the goal of helping local business owners and entrepreneurs succeed amid economic growth.

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