TESTIMONIALS

HEAR FROM PAST PARTNERS & PARTICIPANTS...

Smiling Woman

"WHEN WORKING WITH STILL WE R.I.S.E BE ASSURED YOUR PARTICIPANTS WILL ENGAGE IN DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS IN A SAFE AND EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT. THE WORKSHOP OFFERINGS ARE MADE FOR PARTICIPANTS OF ALL AGES AND CULTURAL BACKGROUNDS. SHELBY IS KNOWLEDGEABLE, ENGAGING AND PROVIDES UTMOST QUALITY PROGRAMMING. WE WILL CONTINUE TO REBOOK."

M. ALVAREZ, ENLACE CHICAGO,

RESOURCE COORDINATOR

"I ENJOY BEING PART OF THE BLACK AND BROWN CONVERSATIONS, I AM LEARNING OF THE PAST AND PRESENT, AND I AM HAPPY THAT I CAN CONTRIBUTE TO THE CONVERSATION. IT HAS BEEN A PLACE WHERE WE CAN BE OPEN, AND TRUTHFUL, A PLACE WHERE WE CAN GROW, AS WE LEAD OTHERS." 

M. PERALES, SOUTHWEST ORGANIZING PROJECT

PARENT MENTOR PROGRAM DIRECTOR

"THIS SERIES HAS BEEN VITAL TO MY GROWTH AS A YOUTH ADVOCATE/EDUCATOR AS I WORK TO DISMANTLE SYSTEMS THAT OPPRESS BLACK AND BROWN YOUTH. I CAN'T THANK SWOP AND STILL WE R.I.S.E. ENOUGH FOR CREATING THIS CONVERSATION SERIES WHERE WE COULD SHARE OUR TRUTHS, EXPAND OUR KNOWLEDGE, AND CHALLENGE OUR EXISTENCE."

2020/2021 BLACK AND BROWN COMMUNITY HEALING

SERIES PARTICIPANT

"WORKING WITH STILL WE R.I.S.E. HAS BEEN NOTHING SHORT OF EFFICIENT AND PROFESSIONAL. SHELBY HAS EXTENSIVE KNOWLEDGE AND RESOURCES TO MEET THE CLIENT NEEDS AND ASSESS FOR REAL AND PRACTICAL INTERVENTIONS. HER MULTILINGUAL APPROACH IS INCLUSIVE FOR OUR SPANISH AND ENGLISH SPEAKERS. IT'S BEEN A PLEASURE WORKING WITH YOU."

 

E. CRISOSTOMO, LCSW, ENLACE CHICAGO

LEAD SCHOOL BASED COUNSELOR