Founder

Founder
Dr. Acacia M. Warren has served as an elementary and middle school teacher, RtI expert, GATE coordinator, district coordinator, middle school administrator, university lecturer, and university administrator in California. She started RRISE UP during the pandemic because she wanted to advocate for system-impacted communities and create a legacy of advocacy and hope. Dr. Warren is excited to partner with change agents, community activists, and anyone dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of others. She believes that every single life is sacred and that transformative justice requires active solutions for a better society.
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Acacia's Thank You

Thank you to my parents, both First Gen success stories. You survived Jim Crow, systemic racism, and the Civil Rights era so I could live, think, and breathe more freely today. Your sacrifices inspired me to create my own magic and RRISE UP.