meet the team

Our team is always ready for collaboration. If you have a question or idea, please email us directly or visit the contact page.

 
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tracy brumfield, founder and Executive director

After overcoming addiction, homelessness and incarceration, Brumfield created RISE to empower those behind bars with the resources and information. She is now working on audience expansion and additional reentry programs for the nonprofit.

Contact: hello@riseupnews.org

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emma jenkins, editor-in-chief

Emma joined RISE in 2017 with the hopes of creating social change through storytelling. She now oversees the production of print and digital while elevating the voices of those who have been affected by incarceration and addiction.

Contact: emma@riseupnews.org

 
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chelsie walter, lead designer

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ian leblanc, editorial intern

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Amara Agomuo, Writer

 
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Le thompson, Writer

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Anna hayes, Writer

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Kenny Bostick, Writer