Nashville Rise Holds Back to School Event

Parents organize school uniform swap and supplies drive On Thursday night, Nashville Rise hosted a back to school event to kickoff the school year. Participating families exchanged gently used uniforms and selected needed school supplies. Held at First Baptist Church South Inglewood, Nashville Rise and its partners distributed uniforms and supplies to more than 30 […]

Why I joined Nashville Rise…

If you had asked me a year ago if I would have joined another community advocacy group, I would have informed you that I would 100 percent not join. I kept that promise until I received an email from Ariba Qureshi of Project Renaissance in November of 2015. I was informed that I was recommended […]

Parent Voices: Reflecting on the Forum

Nashville Rise parent panelist Yousef Husseini reflects on the days leading up to the school board candidate forum and the event itself. With a daughter currently enrolled in a Nashville public school, Yousef recognizes that many children do not have access to a high-quality education. He wants to see that change. Yousef Husseini I had […]

Join the Movement

With so many options to get involved in our community today, you may ask yourself, “Why should I join Nashville Rise?” Each parent has his or her idea of what makes Nashville Rise unique. For some it is the series of informational trainings focused on education processes and procedures, while others value the broad engaged […]

Parent-Led Coalition Launches

What a busy week! On Tuesday, Nashville Rise announced the coalition’s launch and plans to drive parent engagement in the education conversation. The morning began with WKRN-Channel 2 airing an interview with Parent Captain Laura Hasler. Laura stressed the need for greater access to high-quality education for all students. When asked about the future MNPS […]