Raquel

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Raquel

I asked for an adventure for my birthday. The stories I have heard from Justice Rising and Cassandra grasp my heart. I am struck by how Cassandra's normal is a constant state of adventure; brave love and unusual risk. I was already looking for an adventure to take on for my birthday.

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Zoe

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Zoe

Doing your bit to give back is something that I’ve always found really important, but it didn't really solidify to me that I actually could be an active help on my own until I met Caroline and Jayden Lee [photographers and mutual friends with Cassandra Lee] at a photo convention called Field Trip. I took their class on “How to Change the World”, and after connecting with like minded people who had the same want to help but the same question of ‘how the heck can I make it happen?’...

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Krista

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Krista

When I found out Cassandra was coming to the east coast, a couple of my friends and I decided to put on an awareness dessert night for her and Justice Rising. At the dessert night, we hung out,  tried on jewelry from 31 Bits, ate delicious treats, and most importantly...

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Andrea

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Andrea

A couple years ago, before Pinterest let me know how to do everything right, and Instagram let me know how to make it look trendy, I threw a few folky little fundraisers "For Freedom".

I sewed together my bed sheets, headed to Home Depot for PVC pipes, and made an outdoor movie screen...

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Kristin and Peter

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Kristin and Peter

For our wedding, we decided that instead of buying wedding favors for all of our guests to take home, we would donate the budgeted amount to children’s education in war zones. We took pictures from Justice Rising schools and put them in frames and had...

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Richelle

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Richelle

About a year ago this time, I decided I was going to run a marathon. With a committed running partner to train with, I set out logging kilometer after kilometer knowing that the most challenging of my long runs would be the very thing that would prepare me to conquer 42.2km (26.2 miles) on race day...

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