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Madison Police Department receives grant to help implement new crime prevention approach

The Madison Police Department has received a federal grant award that will help it implement what it calls its “wrap-around” approach to preventing crimes committed by teenagers.


Keep community compassion going — Scott Strong

The last 16 months have tested even the best-situated families. We at RISE Wisconsin have heard from participants in our programs that their stress, worry, anxiety, isolation and feelings of depression have been heightened during the pandemic.



Cap Times’ Evjue Foundation announces $548,000 in community grants

The directors of The Evjue Foundation, the charitable arm of The Capital Times, have approved a new round of grants to 38 community organizations totaling $548,000. Included in this… $50,000 to help RISE Wisconsin renovate its headquarters that houses three nonprofits on Fordem Avenue and $50,000 to Access Community Health’s program to serve those who are unable to qualify for health care coverage.


RISE Wisconsin renovations to provide more services for young adults, adolescents

A Dane County nonprofit that brings services to children, families and young adults will begin renovations of its building on Friday.RISE Wisconsin announced Wednesday that the groundbreaking for its building and renovation will begin at 10:30 a.m. at its location on 2120 Fordem Avenue in Madison.


RISE breaks ground on renovations that will expand mental health services

RISE’s renovated building will feature a community space and a kitchen that will help teach cooking skills to at-risk adolescents and young adults and could be used to prepare food for their groups and small fundraisers.




RISE Wisconsin gets expansion

More children, families and young adults will be able to get help here from Dane County community services.



Jonathan and Kitty in the Morning: RISE Wisconsin

Kitty chats with Scott Strong of RISE an organization that helps low-income families with mental health issues.




Downtown Madison Update Podcast: Scott Strong & Maggie Waid with RISE Wisconsin

Scott Strong and Maggie Waid talk with Jason Ilstrup, President of Downtown Madison, Inc about RISE and their new Fordem Avenue renovations.


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