Rise Training – Community Development and Food Access: Innovative Strategies and Impactful Solutions

Community Development and Food Access: Innovative Strategies and Impactful Solutions Join Rise as we engage community development corporations (CDCs) and other stakeholders around the relevant topics of food access within the context of place-based community development. We recognize that there are CDCs and other community organizations located in food deserts and/or have residents within their service area with limited access […]

NNIP Elects Eleanor Tutt for Executive Committee

On January 3, 2014, Eleanor Tutt, Data Management Coordinator for Rise, was elected to serve on the Executive Committee of the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership (NNIP). NNIP (www.neighborhoodindicators.org) is a collaboration of the Urban Institute (www.urban.org) – a nonpartisan economic and social policy research center – and local partners in 37 cities to further the […]

Emerald Ridge Groundbreaking Ceremony-Partnership in Action

A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled on February 10, 2014 for Emerald Ridge (formerly the East Alton Defense Area Redevelopment). In partnership with SWIDA (Southwestern Illinois Development Authority), Madison County, and the Village of East Alton, Rise will develop 46 new single-family homes in East Alton, Illinois.  The site will consist of 34 single-story and 12 […]

Rise Collaborates on Community Engagement Training

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 2:30-4:30 pm, UMSL at Grand Center The Community Builders Network of Metro St. Louis presents a workshop on how to carry out constructive community engagement that involves data. This workshop is designed in partnership with Rise, UMSL, and Urban Strategies. The training will begin at 2:30pm on Tuesday January 28th, at UMSL […]

ExKuisite Designs by Kimberly Opens in Crown Square

Rise welcomes Kimberly Smith, our newest tenant to the commercial district in Crown Square. ExKuisite Designs by Kimberly is located at 2611 14th Street and features unique jewelry, hats, bags and other accessories. The Grand Opening was Saturday 12/21/2013 and as Kimberly puts it  “I am Open for Business and welcome everyone to come shop […]

John Nuernberger named Citizen of the Year by Brentwood Chamber

John Nuernberger, Asset Manager at Rise was named Citizen of the Year in 2013 by the Brentwood Chamber of Commerce! Congratulations! In his own words: 1. I was born and raised in North St. Louis County and received my undergraduate degree in Administration of Justice from the University of Missouri St. Louis in 1985. I […]