Richmond, CA (2017)

RYSE Commons

New community center expands opportunity for thousands of children in historically disinvested community.


  • NMTC Amount: $11,088,000
  • Total Project Cost: $11,088,000


  • 56 FTE jobs
  • 155 construction jobs
  • 37,000 sq. ft. of real estate


Project Description

RYSE deepened its Richmond roots by raising up a new structure to better hold and amplify youth voices: RYSE Commons. The organization used NMTC financing to renovate its existing center into a 37,000+ sq. ft. campus which expanded youth programs and partnership space by 300%.


Address: 205 41st Street, Richmond, CA 94805

Census Tract: 6013381000

Voices from the Community

I went from being a very troubled child to a person that aspires to be one of the best criminal defense lawyers—someone driven by a series of injustices to pursue success, a person that youth at RYSE can look up to.

-D’Ana Clark, RYSE Youth Justice Fellow, California

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