Vibrant Event Center

Here is the Plan (Work on any step you feel motivated to tackle and check back to see progress) We will have our first working draft on May 9th ahead of the next Sparks Neighborhood Council Facebook Event: HERE (provide feedback here or in the comment section below)   PART 1 - Collect phone numbers and past surveys for service providers. Add a service provider to the list: H ...

We have one guiding principle at RISE when welcoming new volunteers: If you see something that needs to be done and no one is doing it, that means you're in charge. For many organizations, this concept may be a little too chaotic to practice in their day to day operations. Understandably, it is much easier for "leaders" at the top to issue a clear set of instructions to those ...

The Reno Initiative for Shelter and Equality (RISE) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Reno, Nevada. Our initiative is to cultivate a greater sense of dignity and humility for all members of our community by encouraging equal access to shelter, knowledge, and opportunity. We seek to create a stronger community through the use of shared resources and mutual aid. Sin ...

A few years back, I experienced what I refer to as the great depression...I lost my Friend, My Business, my apartment and then my Mother in short order. I was sued and won a huge lawsuit that put me into great debt. I moved to the Wilderness and let depression really take over my life. I was miserable. I didn't know how to reach out...

Update 5: Reno is doing a great job launching the NABs. maybe we can help use the strategies to promote Sparks and County Citizen advisory boards. ...

Please send us your ideas for these parks or ask to get signed in so you can help improve this list: Community@RenoSparks.org. We jokingly priced this project at $40 million as a tribute to the value of your efforts. Dance videos, sorted pictures of every park, trail details. These fun community building ideas are only a commitment away from becoming reality. Press Release: ht ...

Art communities made of artists committed to Reno and Sparks I’ve lived in Reno on and off for the past eight years. When I first moved to the Biggest Little City, it was for college and I focused my attention on the university and collegiate activities. I left Reno in 2009 and moved back in 2012. I was impressed with the changes the city made. This city wasn’t the Reno I lef ...