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Join us for an upcoming event! Take a look at the calendar below, and find a date that works for you. Upon registering for an event, you will receive more information.

What's an in-prison event look like? Check out this short video here!

Email crandall@seeusrise.org with questions.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
8:30 am4:00 pm
Tecumseh State Correctional Institution, 2725 NE-50, Tecumseh, NE 68450
Tecumseh Business Pitch Competition and Graduation - THIS EVENT IS FULL

Business Pitch Competitions are the culminating events for our program participants. During a BPC, participants will present their business ideas in a Shark Tank-style competition to panels of volunteers. At the end of the day, participants will graduate from the program in a cap and gown ceremony in front of their family members and loved ones.
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
8:30 am4:00 pm
Nebraska Correctional Center for Women, 1107 Recharge Rd, York, NE 68467
Nebraska Correctional Center for Women Business Pitch Competition and Graduation

Business Pitch Competitions are the culminating events for our program participants. During a BPC, participants will present their business ideas in a Shark Tank-style competition to panels of volunteers. At the end of the day, participants will graduate from the program in a cap and gown ceremony in front of their family members and loved ones.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: DECEMBER 10, 2019

Tuesday, March 3, 2020
8:30 am4:30 pm
Lincoln Correctional Center, 3216 W Van Dorn St, Lincoln, NE 68522
Lincoln Correctional Center Business Pitch Competition and Graduation

Business Pitch Competitions are the culminating events for our program participants. During a BPC, participants will present their business ideas in a Shark Tank-style competition to panels of volunteers. At the end of the day, participants will graduate from the program in a cap and gown ceremony in front of their family members and loved ones.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 16, 2020

Tuesday, April 21, 2020
8:30 am3:00 pm
Nebraska State Penitentiary, 4201 S 14th St, Lincoln, NE 68502
Nebraska State Penitentiary Coaching Day

Coaching Days are an opportunity for our Builders to receive feedback on their resumes, personal statements, and interview skills. This Coaching Day event will also consist of networking and empathy building exercises.

Coaching Days are the perfect "first-timer" event! If you're a recurring volunteer, we highly encourage you to bring a new friend, group, spouse, or co-worker with you!

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: MARCH 3, 2020

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Nebraska State Penitentiary, 4201 S 14th St, Lincoln, NE 68502
Nebraska State Penitentiary Deep Dive

Join RISE in helping our Builders prepare for their upcoming Business Pitch Competition! During this short "lightning round" event, you will have the chance to hear multiple business pitches, ask questions, and give feedback. Background in entrepreneurship not necessary! Deep Dive's are generally 1.5-2 hours long taking place during this cohorts regularly scheduled class time. They are more often than not, straight to business! Time for this event is TBD.

Tuesday, July 21, 2020
8:30 am4:00 pm
Nebraska State Penitentiary, 4201 S 14th St, Lincoln, NE 68502
Nebraska State Penitentiary Business Pitch Competition and Graduation

Business Pitch Competitions are the culminating events for our program participants. During a BPC, participants will present their business ideas in a Shark Tank-style competition to panels of volunteers. At the end of the day, participants will graduate from the program in a cap and gown ceremony in front of their family members and loved ones.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: JUNE 2, 2020