Category: Newsletters


Renewing our commitments: Time to rise

This has been a deeply painful couple weeks within a harsh and complicated year.  Even beyond the pain of losing more Black people to police violence, we are watching the wounds of centuries worth of oppression be laid bare.  Like so many others in this moment, our team is looking inward, to root out unintentional […]


Celebrate the Enterprise of Youth and Renew our Commitments

October 10th, 2018 – On this World Mental Health Day, I am writing to reflect on all we have achieved together and set the stage for furthering our collaborative efforts in the coming times. Collectively we conceived citiesRISE in response to several intersecting demographic and social trends. As a culmination of our listening and learning journey across various countries […]