Join us at THE RISE Event – A Community Gathering to Prevent and End Sexual Violence!

Hello Community!

We are excited to invite you to THE RISE!

Date: July 15, 2023

Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Location: University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Building

1140 Harry Sykes Way

Lexington, KY 40504

THE RISE is a family-friendly event, free of charge for all attendees. This event aims to bring the community together in a spirit of unity and empowerment.

What to Expect:

– Engaging Speakers: Gain insights and inspiration from our two esteemed speakers who will share their expertise and personal stories related to preventing and addressing sexual violence.

– Food Vendors: Enjoy delicious food from various local vendors, showcasing the diverse culinary delights of our community.

– Community Resource Vendors: Connect with organizations and agencies providing valuable resources and support in areas such as mental health, advocacy, education, and more.

– Bouncy Houses for Children: Kids will have a blast in the bouncy houses, ensuring a fun-filled day for the whole family.

-Swag bags: we will have Swag bags for the 1st 100 people.

We believe that events like THE RISE not only raise awareness about sexual violence but also create a space for healing, support, and collective action. By attending, you will be joining hands with individuals and organizations who are passionate about fostering a safe and inclusive community.

To secure your spot at this uplifting event, please take a moment to register for free by visiting The registration deadline is June 30, 2023. We encourage your clients and members to register as well, ensuring that we can accommodate everyone who wishes to attend.

Please feel free to forward this invitation to other people, families, and community partners who may be interested in joining us at THE RISE event. The more people we have attending, the greater impact we can make together.

If you have any questions or require further information, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Talana Young ( or a member of our team at ampersand. We are more than happy to assist you.

Thank you for your ongoing support, and we look forward to seeing you at THE RISE!