What's New

What's New


RISE & NYC Racial Justice Commission

Pledge to Flip the Ballot when you vote in NYC's 2022 General Election!

Early Voting: Saturday, October 29, 2022
Election Day: Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Vote in the November 2022 election, and help guide the future of New York City. Turn your ballot over to vote YES or NO.

YES or NO     Add a Statement of Values to Guide Government
YES or NO     Establish a Racial Equity Office, Plan, & Commission
YES or NO     Measure the True Cost of Living

Sign up for Virtual Living Classroom Field trips!

RISE is hosting FREE Living Classroom field trips and programs for Rockaway Public Schools. To Learn More

Rockaway Market Street

Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
June 4 to October 22
Located by the Beach 60th Street subway entrance 
Jammers Steele will be performing October 8, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Click here for more information!

Monday Morning Moves

Join us for this FREE fitness class with Ann Fosteris. No need to register. Just show up Monday mornings at 11AM. Join neighbors of all ages and fitness levels. You will feel good and look great in no time!
Masks are required at RISE, 58-03 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Far Rockaway, NY 11692.

Chair Yoga at RISE

Certified yoga instructor Ruth Graves offers a free chair yoga class at RISE ,Tuesday mornings, 10:30 to 11:15am.
Ruth has practiced all kinds of yoga (chair, mat, Shivananda) for more than twenty years. She studied with Lakshmi Voelker, worked at Rockaway YMCA, and even refined her skills at Shivananda in the Bahamas.
All are welcome! From beginners to seasoned practitioners--and everyone in between--are invited.
Masks are required at RISE, 58-03 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Far Rockaway, NY 11692.

VAX UP Far Rock Campaign

VAX UP FAR ROCK! is an outreach campaign focused on serving Rockaway residents with up-to-date information on the COVID-19 vaccination.
Click here to learn more.

"Greater Rockaway" Community & Shoreline Enhancement Plan

RISE established new initiative to conduct a comprehensive site assessment and preliminary design with community input to enhance the dunes along the Atlantic shoreline of the Rockaway Peninsula into an extensive, biodiverse, and habitat-rich dune system. Click here to read our final report.