RISE Academy (seeurise.org) has announced their September events taking place in Lincoln over the course of the month. The RISE & SHINE event will occur every Tuesday of the month starting September 6 from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. at The Mill, 330 S 21st St. This is a casual open-table gathering where staff loves to meet new people, catch up with volunteers, answer questions, and recap events. There is no RSVP needed. Please contact Chantal Wentz at cwentz@seeusrise.org for more information.

Additionally, there will be a Women’s Wellness Coffee Hour on Saturday, September 17 from 11 a.m. to noon at The Mill, 330 S 21st St. This is a support-based coffee hour for women impacted by incarceration. This coffee hour is open to all women with their own personal lived experience or women that have a spouse or loved one incarcerated. Please contact Alana Alexander at aalexander@seeusrise.org or (402) 619-7680 for more information.

RISE Academy’s mission is to break generational cycles of incarceration with tough love, withness, entrepreneurial mindset, grit, and rebuilding. For more information, visit seeurise.org.