50 years of serving community needs and accomplishing community goals

RiseBoro Community Partnership's mission driven approach to community development grounds the work of the agency in continual dialogue and collaboration with our communities, clients, and constituents. RiseBoro's commitment to community engagement extends deep into our organizational culture and has driven our community development work since our inception. RiseBoro's 40 years of serving community needs and accomplishing community goals displays our ability to engage diverse stakeholders and develop projects that meet the needs of dynamic New York communities.

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Holiday Meals Delivered by Volunteers During the Pandemic

Programs & Services


Advocacy is a critical component of our work at RiseBoro. Our efforts include building awareness of community issues and initiatives, engaging residents in a call-to-action, making public statements on current social topics, and more ...

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Community Advisory Committee

In our quest to create a more equitable and just organization that values the expertise and lived experiences of those who live in our community, RiseBoro has created its first Community Advisory Committee. The members of the CAC will use…

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We encourage you to take advantage of the many events that RiseBoro supports, conducts and attends. Here you will find information on how you can participate in these online and offline events.

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Partner With Us

At RiseBoro we are always seeking new and impactful partnerships that enable us to grow the reach and breadth of our services to vulnerable communities. Whether community organizations, funding partners, individuals or others, we want to talk to you ...

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Racial Equity Initiative

We are committed to advancing and practicing racial equity. We strive to reconcile the history of institutional racism within RiseBoro and the communities we serve, with our vision for an equitable and just society.

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Gala 2023

Join us for a special 50th Anniversary Gala! Register now! As CEO of RiseBoro Community Partnership, I couldn’t be more excited for a very special Gala this year, as we celebrate 50 years in the community for good! Since 1973, RiseBoro has fought to ensure all New Yorkers have…

Weylin (formerly Williamsburgh Savings Bank) 175 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY

¡Calabazafest! En Espanol

RiseBoro Community Partnership se enorgullece en presentar la duodécima edición de ¡CalabazaFest!, la fiesta de disfraces colorida, al aire libre, intercultural, familiar, divertida y gratuita que celebra el Día de los Muertos, Halloween y las tradiciones del festival de la cosecha. ¡CalabazaFest! se ha convertido en un punto culminante muy…

Parque María Hernández, Bushwick, Brooklyn ((Ubicación de lluvia RiseBoro Youth Center, 1474 Gates Ave)


RiseBoro Community Partnership is proud to present the twelfth edition of ¡CalabazaFest!, the colorful, outdoor, cross-cultural, family-friendly, fun and free costume party celebrating Day of the Dead, Halloween, and harvest festival traditions. ¡CalabazaFest! has become an eagerly-awaited highlight of autumn in Bushwick, bringing together local community and arts organizations, all…

Maria Hernandez Park, Bushwick, Brooklyn (Rain location RiseBoro Youth Center, 1474 Gates Ave)

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85 Melrose Street
Brooklyn, NY 11206
Advocacy Manager, Wesley Vasquez