RISE San Diego set to offer FREE trainings to nonprofits and small businesses Issued by Co-Founders Dwayne Crenshaw and Tony Young
The no indictment decision in the shooting death of Michael Brown has stirred great emotion and diverse reactions over the past two days. Beyond denouncing violence and destruction, we don’t presuppose how anyone should respond, think or feel during these challenging times. However, from listening to the community dialogue around our recent October 17th RISE Urban Breakfast Club “Post Ferguson San Diego Dialogue,” we do believe our community should proactively respond and move forward in two ways where we heard consensus emerge:
RISE is dedicated to fostering urban leadership and civic engagement. We call for peaceful dialogue and deliberate, sustained action to address the negative underlying issues that can cause urban despair and violence.