RAISE is a student-led WUSA service launched in the Winter 2019 term. RAISE serves to address racism and xenophobia on the University of Waterloo campus with initiatives reflective of RAISE’s three pillars:
RAISE provides confidential peer support for the racialized undergraduate student community. Peer support is provided by trained RAISE volunteers, executives, and coordinators. Our peer support is student-centered and affirms the lived experiences of racialized students through an intersectional and anti-oppressive lens.