Welcome to

Rise In Light

Empowering Communities

with Resources with Education with Hope with Love with Light with Creativity

About Rise In Light

The Rise In Light Mission.

Rise in Light is a social impact initiative that bridges the worlds of art, innovation, and compassion. We connect artists, creatives and innovators with the campaign efforts to provide education, creative empowerment, and wellness resources to underserved youth in Africa and its Diaspora. As a facet of Melanin Unscripted Impact, all Rise In Light projects center on equitable opportunities for Black youths.

What we believe

Our Five C Theory

Developing creative content that highlights diverse culture , in order to give rise to a shift that impacts the community and creates influence at a corporate level, to then create a pathway towards sustainable, social change.






Cervical Cancer Free Nigeria film Grant

Storytellers For Change Grant Winner

On September 14, 2023, Melanin Unscripted and Rise in Light announced the Storytellers for Change Film Grant, in partnership with Global Oncology, UN Global Goals, Document Women, Family, Inc., and LL&B. This initiative empowers Nigerian filmmakers to weave impactful narratives focused on cervical cancer awareness and treatment.

Following a remarkable outpour of submissions, we are delighted to announce Miracle Blaise as the official winner of the Storytellers for Change Film Grant.

Global community

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