BECOME A MEMBER

Are you:
  • A formerly-incarcerated or otherwise directly impacted woman of color (including transgender and gender non-conforming women)*

  • Willing to give personal testimony and speak out publicly about your experiences

  • Able to volunteer up to 10 hours per month and commit to one year of membership

  • Able to read and write, with basic computer skills (like email and MS Word)

  • Dedicated to the empowerment and collective healing of our communities and the transformation of harmful policies that continue to endanger our communities?

*Membership is open to all women of color, but Women on the Rise centers and prioritizes the leadership of women who are Black/ African American, or of African heritage/ from the African diaspora. We are trans-inclusive.

Then we need you!

To become a Women on the Rise member:

  • Read and agree to the Mission, Vision, & Affirmations of Women on the Rise

  • Agree to show up in business casual attire & demonstrate polite conduct, behavior and demeanor

  • Attend a 1on1 with a Women on the Rise organizer within the first month of signing up to become a member (over the phone or in-person) and a quarterly orientation session

  • Volunteer up to 10 hours a month to help with outreach, phone banking, presentations, actions etc.

  • Agree to attend at least 6 monthly meetings per year

 

Benefits of being a member of Women on the Rise:


By joining Women on the Rise membership, you will be a part of a movement of women who believe in fighting for and demanding justice, dignity, and liberation for all. You will also:

  • Choose and inform the campaigns we work on

  • Receive a Women on the Rise T-shirt

  • Receive a Membership Card (at orientation within one month of signing up)

  • Receive periodic emails just for members about upcoming event, opportunities, and organizational & campaign updates

  • Have the opportunity to tell your powerful story to lawmakers to enact change

  • Be able to access free political education trainings (including occasional travel opportunities)

  • Get connected to a national movement and community of formerly-incarcerated people, advocates, & organizers

  • Have access to an advocacy team who will support you in finding resources to meet your immediate needs

 

FILL OUT THE FORM BELOW TO GET STARTED TODAY!

OUR MISSION

Women on the Rise is grassroots organization led by women of color who are targeted and/or impacted by the legal system. Women on the Rise works to educate, heal, and empower ourselves, one another and our communities to demand justice, dignity, and liberation for all.

CONTACT

 

 236 Forsyth St. S.W., Ste. 302
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

(404) 948-2197

marilynn@womenontherisega.org

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