In the Press
Episode 4 of Breaking the Cycle dropped on September 30, 2022. In this episode, Mike, Rise Up Industries’ apprentice, interviews his shop supervisor Darren about what it’s like to build a career in CNC Machining after doing time. Mike then demonstrates how to square a block on the Prototrak.
Practical Machinist, the largest manufacturing network in the US, invited Rise Up Industries to do a 6-part video series featuring our members’ stories and projects from the machine shop. In this episode, Joseph, Senior member in the Reentry Program, models a step-by-step set up on dual vises and shares hiring tips.
Practical Machinist, the largest manufacturing community in the US, invited Rise Up Industries to do a 6-part video series featuring our members’ stories and projects from the machine shop. Check out our first video and be sure not to miss Joseph and Mike giving a tour of the shop (10:40 timestamp)!
The San Diego County District Attorney (DA)’s Office is removing tattoos for people who are looking for a fresh start in life – and in their appearance.
The DA’s free laser tattoo removal program started a year ago and helps people remove unwanted tattoos that are gang or human trafficking-related.
“I paroled maybe 3 years ago. So, for the first 2 years, it was a struggle for me because I was no longer that gang member,” said Manuel Chavez, tattoo removal participant.
The DA’s Office is helping people move on with their lives by getting rid of unwanted tattoos.
Watch more in this video
Interview with Joe Gilbreath Founder / Director of RISE Up Industries.
Their mission is to minimize gang involvement by providing integrated gang prevention, gang intervention, and post-detention reentry programs.
At RISE (Respect, Integrity, Spirituality, Empowerment) UP (Unity and Perseverance) Industries, we support formerly gang involved and at-risk individuals in their quest for a better, more meaningful life. We extend a rich array of services that not only counsel participants, but also provide opportunities for personal and professional advancement.
Dustin Greeves, our Machine shop manager, who is altering the lives of formerly incarcerated individuals who are committed to change, talked about Rise Up Industries Mission at Rise Up Network
“At the end of the day, we are all human beings who deserve a second chance”
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Nonprofit gives gang members, former inmates second chance
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LIFE Week: Discussing Dignity of Human Life in All Forms
THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 2019
Politics and Law, Admissions, Catholic Social Thought, Changemaker, Academics, Community Engagement, Faith
A Shop That Rises Up to Help On Many Levels’
This CNC machine-operator training program helps individuals prepare for sustainable employment as a vital element for successful reentry into society and departure from gang life.
Thank you Santee Magazine for sharing our mission!
Thank you Made in California for your recognition! We are happy to participate in the Made in California Program.
Click to hear to see what we’ve been up to! Rise Up Industries – 2016 Newsletter.