PARTNER WITH RISE
RISE a national nonprofit that educates and empowers the sports community to eliminate racial discrimination, champion social justice and improve race relations.
Through partnerships and programs, we inspire leaders in sports to create positive change on matters of race and equality.
Our vision is to create a nation unified through sport committed to racial equity and social justice.
RISE Framework for Cultural Competence
We work with all sports, at all levels, across the country, and engage all races to change attitudes, thoughts and behaviors. RISE's framework for cultural competence can serve as a guide for any organization to build the most inclusive and successful culture.
Keep a finger on the pulse of the organization.
Raise the level of knowledge around issues of race, diversity and inclusion.
Build structures that make diversity and inclusion work pervasive and holistic.
Identify ways to support minority stakeholders.
Create spaces and opportunities for cross cultural dialogue.
What We Do
After RISE Programming
say they learned something they can start using today
of students say they want to deepen their knowledge of race and diversity issues
of students feel equipped to have difficult conversations about race and diversity.
would intervene to stop racial discrimination.
"The impact RISE has had on our sport in such a short time has been remarkable."
NASCAR, VP of Diversity & Inclusion
"Having a national leader engaging our student-athletes at every level of their development has strengthened our commitment to diversity as a pillar of leadership. RISE and their staff have provided innovative avenues to tackle racism and empower student-athletes. We are beyond grateful for our continued partnership with RISE."
Michigan State University, Associate Athletic Director