What's New

What's New


New RFP: Rockaway Dune Enhancement Plan

RISE is seeking proposals from a firm or a team of firms to prepare the Rockaway Dune Enhancement Plan. Click here for more details.

Covid-19 Community Resources

Like many of you, we are working to help stop the spread of the virus by working from home, cancelling in-person programs and shifting all youth and community programs to an online platform.

Please check out our updated list of vital resources and virtual programs to support the Rockaway community through this challenging time.  

Project: Sew & Protect

Learn more about our response to the urgent need for protective face masks and neck gaiters and how YOU can help at home. Check out Project: Sew & Protect

Supporting St. John's Hospital

Rockaway's only hospital, St. John's Episcopal Hospital healthcare workers are on the frontlines protecting us everyday.  Learn how you can help get them the PPE they require. 


Open Call: Art Underneath the Elevated 2020

RISE launched an open call for artists to submit proposals for temporary art installations in 2020 to activate the public space underneath/adjacent to the elevated A-train in Rockaway, Queens.  All applications were due March 2nd. Stay tuned for the announcement of the artists selected for this years installations.