What's New

What's New


RISE Featured in the American Society of Civil Engineers

RISE and the Greater Rockaway Community and Shoreline Enhancement Plan were featured in an article in the American Society of Civil Engineers' most recent publication. Click here to read more and see interviews with RISE volunteer Daris Garnes and Shore Corps students Eden Chan and Brianna Francis.

"Greater Rockaway" Community & Shoreline Enhancement Plan

RISE has begun an ambitious new initiative to conduct a comprehensive site assessment and develop a preliminary design to enhance dunes along the Atlantic shoreline of the Rockaway Peninsula into an extensive, biodiverse, and habitat-rich dune system. Click here for more details.


Sign up for Virtual Living Classroom Workshop

RISE is hosting FREE Virtual Living Classroom Workshops for Elementary and Middle School Students. To Learn More

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.