citiesRISE is dedicated to mobilizing youth voice to create mental health friendly cities. With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, citiesRISE decided to ask youth around the world about the impacts of the crisis on their lives. During April 2020 we conducted a survey that attracted 1000+ responses globally. We wanted to understand: How young […]
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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 […]
citiesRISE has been rapidly adapting to the changes imposed by COVID-19 while simultaneously using this moment as an opportunity to reflect upon what unifies us globally. Over the last few months, we have been supporting our teams and partners across the five cities to stay as safe as possible while finding ways to respond to […]
citiesRISE is proud to present the recipients of the first Chennai Youth Challenge Award! Three youth-led initiatives have been selected to receive seed grant funding as well as technical and organizational development support for one year. The Youth Challenge Award (YCA) Chennai was launched on October 21, 2019 to support emerging young leaders and youth-focused […]
Job Title: Executive Assistant to the CEO Reports to: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Location: New York, NY About citiesRISE citiesRISE is a multi-stakeholder initiative challenging cities around the world to turn the tide on mental health and well-being. Through research and on-the-ground experience, citiesRISE is learning and sharing what makes cities […]
The first annual citiesRISE Seattle Youth Challenge Award recipients were announced at the Washington State Mental Health Summit. citiesRISE is a global platform for local collective action committed to transforming the state of mental health policy and practice for young people nationally and globally. Seattle, WA, Oct. 30, 2019 – citiesRISE was proud to announce the […]
Youth Challenge Award Chennai CALLING ALL YOUNG LEADERS! OPEN OCTOBER 21st TO NOVEMBER 24th, 2019 A REQUEST FOR YOUR IDEAS ABOUT MAKING CHENNAI A BETTER PLACE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE! See details in English and Tamil below. citiesRISE is launching the Youth Challenge Award (YCA) in Chennai to support emerging young leaders and youth-focused organizations focused […]
Youth Challenge Award Sacramento CALLING ALL YOUTH! OPEN NOW UNTIL NOVEMBER 1ST A REQUEST FOR YOUR IDEAS ABOUT MAKING SACRAMENTO A BETTER PLACE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE citiesRISE is launching the Youth Challenge Award (YCA) in Sacramento to support emerging young leaders and youth-focused organizations focused on improving mental health for and with young people in […]
Premio al Desafío Juvenil en Bogotá (Youth Challenge Award Bogotá) ¡Abierto ya! Aceptando aplicaciones hasta el 23 de septiembre citiesRISE, en alianza con la Secretaría de Salud (SDS), está movilizando acciones para mejorar la salud mental para y con las personas jóvenes de Bogotá mediante el lanzamiento del Premio al Desafío Juvenil para apoyar a […]
citiesRISE is currently in the process of expanding our team as we build out our exciting and new platform. We will post new positions here as they open up.