The Magic of Impact: How RISE is growing during the pandemic

The Magic of Impact: How RISE is growing during the pandemic

RISE Chicago has been hard at work during the pandemic. We’ve been hard at work building our team and “racing” to help Chicago’s youth by joining the Strides for Peace Race Against Gun Violence, this past week for a virtual walk or run.  During these...
Three Cheers for Volunteers!

Three Cheers for Volunteers!

Author: Brian Boros, R.I.S.E. Board Member Way back in February, 2020, Chicago’s emerging nonprofits came together for the 8th Annual Chicago Volunteer Fair. What does that mean for us at Guitar Over Guns’ Chicago R.I.S.E. program? Thanks for asking. That means our...
A Sneak Peek at College Life

A Sneak Peek at College Life

Author: Brian Boros, R.I.S.E. Board Member Guitars Over Guns’ Chicago R.I.S.E. program is where mentorship and music meet. These mentors created magic with our high school students who were engaged in a special Columbia College campus tour, while mentors facilitated...
Leaving a Legacy

Leaving a Legacy

by Julie Fouts, Events Co-Chair, Chicago R.I.S.E. On Saturday, January 12th, our Evergreen Academy Middle School alumni took the stage at Martyrs’, a well known and highly attended music venue in Chicago. Martyrs’ has a lot of history. Their stage has been...