Respect Inspire Support Empower (RISE)
What is the RISE project
The RISE project aims to support young people involved in and
living with violent crime in certain parts of the UK, such as
inner-city areas. It does this in partnership with local
Youth-related knife crime in these areas has destroyed families
and torn communities apart. It has also held back the aspirations
of local young people. The project will support young people
affected by these issues.
The RISE project provides workshops for young people to learn
first aid and conflict management skills. These skills will enable
them to better defuse dangerous situations. It will also provide
them with the first aid knowledge and skills to deal with
worst-case scenarios where a knife has been used.
Participants have the option to complete all the workshops on
offer to help build their CV. They are also provided with advice on
how these skills can support their future career.
What’s currently happening with the RISE project
The RISE project is currently being
It will be piloted in areas where there has been a high volume
of knife incidents, initially in London. In mid-2020, we aim to
roll out the project to other areas identified as being in need and
with high levels of youth violence.
Find out more
If you'd like to find out more about the RISE project, or would
like to be considered as a pilot partner, please contact our
Community Development Team.
or call 020 7324 4184.