Rise Up

1292 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd SW
Atlanta GA  30310

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Rise Up

Rise Up is a statewide grassroots community-based organization that supports progressive political change leading to greater social and economic justice in Georgia. Our state is stronger when all of us have the basis to create strong communities, invest in the future, and uphold dignity in public, at home, and in the workplace.


Rise Up is dedicated to empowering Georgians through grassroots organizing, leadership development, direct action, and civic engagement.

Rise Up's mission is to bring social change to communities throughout the state of Georgia through bold action to demand political, economic and social equality regardless of race, class, gender, ability and citizenship status.

We work to empower the new

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Founded: 2014

Categories: Community Organization




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Rise Up Membership Meeting!

Rise Up Membership Meeting!
06:00 pm - 07/28/2016

At Rise Up

Come and join us at our membership meeting on Thursday April 28th at 6PM. This general membership meeting folks who are new members will get an orientation, while...

ATL Is Ready! Silent March!

ATL Is Ready! Silent March!
11:30 am - 07/16/2016

At Rise Up

SILENT MARCH WEAR ALL BLACK Gentrification = Overpolicing in Black Neighborhoods Being Black is Not a Crime · Stop Opportunity School District · Being Black...

Rise Up General Membership Meeting!

Rise Up General Membership Meeting!
06:00 pm - 04/28/2016

At Rise Up

Come and join us at our membership meeting on Thursday April 28th at 6PM. This general membership meeting folks who are new members will get an orientation, while...

Atlanta JwJ April Organizing Meeting: ALL HANDS ON DECK FOR #MAYDAYATL

Atlanta JwJ April Organizing Meeting: ALL HANDS ON DECK FOR #MAYDAYATL
06:00 pm - 04/26/2016

At Rise Up

*Note Regular Meeting Location Change: Rise Up Georgia Office: 585 Wells St SW, Unit B Atlanta, GA 30312 ALL HANDS ON DECK FOR #MAYDAYATL FESTIVAL! Atlanta Jobs...

ARTivist Boot Camp for #MAYDAYATL Festival!

ARTivist Boot Camp for #MAYDAYATL Festival!
06:00 pm - 04/25/2016

At Rise Up

Atlanta Jobs with Justice is hosting several Art Parties for the #MAYDAYATL Festival. Come learn to paint & paper mache for justice. Together we'll build the art...

Time2Escalate Meet Up!

Time2Escalate Meet Up!
08:00 am - 04/23/2016

At Rise Up

We created this event to give folks a meet up location and time. Please be on time so that we all can leave on time. We are being very vague on purpose so if you...

Time2Escalate Working Community Meeting!

Time2Escalate Working Community Meeting!
06:00 pm - 04/20/2016

At Rise Up

As you know this weekend White Supremacists are going to converge on Stone Mountain. Come to our Wednesday Community meeting to find out how to plug into our efforts...

Time2Escalate: Against White Supremacy in Georgia

Time2Escalate: Against White Supremacy in Georgia
06:00 pm - 04/13/2016

At Rise Up

Come join us for our second community* meeting for our actions to stand against white supremacy in Georgia! We will not stand for hatred in our state, we must...

Time2Escalate: Against White Supremacy 2nd Community Meeting

Time2Escalate: Against White Supremacy 2nd Community Meeting
06:00 pm - 04/13/2016

At Rise Up

Come join us for our second community* meeting for our actions to stand against white supremacy in Georgia! We will not stand for hatred in our state, we must...

#Time2Escalate against White Supremacy in Georgia

#Time2Escalate against White Supremacy in Georgia
06:00 pm - 04/06/2016

At Rise Up

Come join us on Wednesday April 6th at 6:00PM where we will be discussing our plans to stand up against white supremacist activity state of Georgia. We can no...

Fundraiser Training and Phonebanking!

Fundraiser Training and Phonebanking!
04:00 pm - 03/24/2016

At Rise Up

Hey Folks! Come on out this Thursday to learn best practices on Fundraising and then put those skills to the test while phonebanking! It's a great way to learn...

General Membership Meeting and Spring Clean Up Day!

General Membership Meeting and Spring Clean Up Day!
12:00 pm - 03/19/2016

At Rise Up

Hey Folks! This is more than just cleaning! We need a makeover and need YOUR help to do it! Any experts on Feng Shui? Master organizers? Or just want to play with...

General Membership Meeting

General Membership Meeting
06:00 pm - 02/11/2016

At Rise Up

Join us on Thursday, February 11th for our general membership meeting at 6pm! Come and learn about what great work and events Rise Up has planned for 2016! If...

Rise Up 4 #AnthonyHill @ MLK Day March

Rise Up 4 #AnthonyHill @ MLK Day March
01:15 pm - 01/18/2016

At Rise Up

Rise Up and others seeking justice for #AnthonyHill will join the MLK Day March on Monday, Jan 18. We will honor the legacy of Dr. King and the civil rights movement...

Education Justice Meeting

Education Justice Meeting
06:00 pm - 01/07/2016

At Rise Up

Join us for Rise Up's first education justice meeting of the year! APS's school turnaround plan looks a lot like the Governor's Opportunity School Disitrct... Join...

URGENT: Tell the Fed No Interest Rate Hike!!

URGENT: Tell the Fed No Interest Rate Hike!!
01:00 pm - 12/14/2015

At Rise Up

The Federal Reserve is gathering again this week to decide whether or not raise the interest rate for the first time since the Great Recession hit. This means that...

TONIGHT! Rise Up Education Team Meeting

TONIGHT! Rise Up Education Team Meeting
06:30 pm - 12/03/2015

At Rise Up

Join us on Thursday, December 3, at 6:30pm for Rise Up's next education team meeting! Atlanta parents, students, teachers & community members are coming together...

Phone bank & Outreach for Emergency Town hall

Phone bank & Outreach for Emergency Town hall
05:00 pm - 11/03/2015

At Rise Up

Help us get the word out about the Emergency Town Hall meeting on Thursday! (facebook.com/events/910594602350835/) We will be meeting at Rise Up's office to phone...

Atlanta #StopTPP Art/Banner Making Party

Atlanta #StopTPP Art/Banner Making Party
12:00 pm - 09/27/2015

At Rise Up

The Atlanta #StopTPP Coalition is having an art & banner making party at the Rise Up Georgia office. Please bring paint, brushes, markers, sign making material,...

Rise Up General Membership Meeting

Rise Up General Membership Meeting
06:30 pm - 09/17/2015

At Rise Up

Join us for our monthly general membership meeting. Get updates on our campaigns and learn more about how to get involved. If you're not a member yet, you can...

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