Rise’s Statement of Support for Racial Justice

Rise Community Development joins with its colleagues in the community development field across the St. Louis region and the rest of the country in decrying the systemic racism in our society and the ongoing tragedy of racialized police violence. The violent deaths of Black Americans in encounters with police have proved to be the most […]

Brian H. Hurd Joins Board for St. Louis VentureWorks, Inc.

Brian H. Hurd, Technical Assistance Program Manager at Rise, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of St. Louis VentureWorks, Inc. 

Honoring Peter Benoist, Sr.

On February 26, 2020, longtime board member and former executive director of Rise, Peter Benoist, Sr., passed away. Peter was a great leader, a savvy businessman, and treated everyone he met as though they were special. One would always walk away from a conversation with Peter feeling uplifted. Peter will be greatly missed and our […]