Refugees, Survivors and Ex-Detainees(RISE) is the first refugee and asylum seeker organization in Australia to be run and governed by refugees, asylum seekers and ex-detainees. this program is aimed at empowering participants with the knowledge, skills and tools to positively express their own identities within the context of their environment. Furthermore, the goals of the project include:
To reduce social isolation within the refugee and asylum seeker communities
To help youth re-engage with wider society through various forms of artistic expression
To act as a medium for engaging with the wider community through events and festivals
The summary is created based on information from the official website of RISE; follow this link for further details.