Mission

OUR MISSION

The Uprising exists to empower an army of everyday superheroes to rise up to become informed and engaged citizens of New York City.

The Uprising is a “Giving Circle” we call a Superhero Society. Collectively we learn from and fund individuals and organizations addressing timely issues that align with our values. We do three things:

  1. Educate

    Educate our community.

  2. Illuminate

    Illuminate the best solutions.

  3. Donate

    Donate our collective funds.

DRIVEN BY OUR VALUES

We are FOR:
Bridges
Together
Dialoge
Engagement
Acceptance
Empowerment
Inclusion


We are AGAINST:
Walls
Alone
Silence
Disenfranchisement
Judgement
Staying Small
Otherness

Who is eligible for support from The Uprising?

  • Must be willing to educate our community in the form of participating at a salon or presenting a workshop.
  • Must be a registered 501(c)3 organization, or fiscally sponsored by a registered non-profit.
  • Must not limit those who can be employees, volunteers, board members or receive services based on their race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability or any other legally protected characteristic.