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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.


Friday, January 31, 2020
8:00 am9:00 am
The Bike Union Coffeehouse | 1818 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE 68102
RISE & Shine at The Bike Union - Every Friday!

This casual, open-table gathering is where our staff loves to meet new people, catch up with volunteers, answer questions, and recap our events! If you've ever been curious about RISE's work or would just like some casual community time with staff and past volunteers, this is a great way to connect! Start your 'casual Friday' off right with us! No RSVP needed! We'd love to see you!

The Bike Union is a local social enterprise bike shop and coffeehouse dedicated to providing workforce and personal development to youth aging out of foster care. 100% of revenue goes back into mentoring programs and sustaining jobs for at-risk youth.

Thursday, February 6, 2020
8:00 am2:00 pm
RISE: 3555 Farnam Street, Omaha, NE 68131
RISE Reentry Mentor Training

This training is intended for approved mentors. RISE Reentry Mentors provide relational support to men and women navigating reentry. For more information on becoming RISE Reentry Mentor, please contact Jaxson Schneider.

Thursday, February 20, 2020
8:00 am2:00 pm
RISE: 3555 Farnam Street, Omaha, NE 68131
RISE Reentry Mentor Training

This training is intended for approved mentors. RISE Reentry Mentors provide relational support to men and women navigating reentry. For more information on becoming RISE Reentry Mentor, please contact Jaxson Schneider.

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: TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2020

Thursday, March 26, 2020
8:00 am9:30 am
The Bike Union Coffeehouse | 1818 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE 68102
RISE Reads: Coffee and Conversation

Join us for coffee and conversation around our Quarter 1 RISE Reads book, Becoming Ms. Burton: From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women by Susan Burton and Cari Lynn.

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, April 28, 2020
9:00 am3:30 pm
Omaha Correctional Center - 2323 Ave J, Omaha, NE 68110
Omaha Correctional Center 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 17, 2020

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
7:30 am9:30 am
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.

Monday, June 22, 2020
8:30 am3:00 pm
Nebraska Correctional Center for Women, 1107 Recharge Rd, York, NE 68467
Nebraska Correctional Center for Women  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: MAY 4, 2020

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

Monday, July 27, 2020
3:30 pm5:30 pm
Omaha Correctional Center, 2323 Ave J, Omaha, NE 68110
Omaha Correctional Center Deep Dive

Join RISE in helping our Builders prepare for their upcoming Business Pitch Competition! During this event, you will have the chance to hear multiple business pitches, ask questions, and give feedback. Background in entrepreneurship not necessary, but welcomed!

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: JUNE 8, 2020

Wednesday, August 12, 2020
3:30 pm5:30 pm
Nebraska Correctional Center for Women, 1107 Recharge Rd, York, NE 68467
Nebraska Correctional Center for Women 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!

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: JUNE 24, 2020

Tuesday, September 1, 2020
8:30 am4:00 pm
Omaha Correctional Center - 2323 Ave J, Omaha, NE 68110
Omaha 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: AUGUST 21, 2020

Tuesday, September 22, 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: AUGUST 4, 2020