1. RISE is autonomously run by refugees, mainly ex-detainees

2. I’m a refugee & a person of colour

3. RISE doesn’t use images of refugees to gain funding

4. RISE is founded by an ex-detainee

5. RISE board and staff are from refugee backgrounds

6. RISE supports Indigenous sovereignty and freedom

7. RISE doesn’t compromise its values

8. RISE doesn’t support any form of detention regardless for even 1 minute or 1 day

9. RISE believes in self-determination

10. Services & projects are designed by refugees for refugees

Hisam.N , Ex-detainee and Refugee