2019 - 2020

-A +A

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven program model with a $499,600 grant over 48 months to expand a program addressing Black youth unemployment and under-employment for young adults between 16-25 years-old living in Toronto Community Housing communities. The grant will help increase information around employment supports, opportunities and culturally-relevant, wrap-around resources. There will be two, 10-week, pre-employment, life-skills and personal development programs promoting economic resiliency and independence for Black youth

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $255,000 grant over 36 months to work with Black youth between the ages of 16-20 from under-served communities, creating greater access to arts and positive mental health spaces through 16 workshops and activities

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $255,000 grant over 36 months to increase access to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) learning opportunities and culturally specific wellness workshops for Black youth in Rexdale. The program will deliver bi-weekly STEM and wellness workshops, a mentorship program, a one-week summer boot camp, and increase learning opportunities for personal and professional skills development

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $152,800 grant over 24 months to enhance social awareness and solidarity among young women of colour in Toronto, providing a safe space to connect and gain insight on issues relevant to their livelihood

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $160,000 grant over 24 months to deliver bi-weekly, employment mentorship opportunities and workshops for Somali students in Grade 12 to post-secondary school and who are living in Toronto's west end

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $147,400 grant over 24 months to establish a weekly drop-in space for Black youth in London. The program will help youth in becoming part of a strong community of peers and leaders with shared cultural identity and experiences. Over eight months, weekly drop-in meetings will support Black youth by providing a safe space for leadership workshops, connecting with mentors and engaging in discussions around addressing racism and anti-Blackness in their communities

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $464,600 grant over 48 months to launch the Three Phase Pow Wow Project. The program provides cultural, traditional activities and learnings that focus on building a sense of empowerment, promote a healthy lifestyle, and offer mentorship opportunities. Youth will participate in regalia-making, take part in the Summer Pow Wow Trail and bring back the Brunswick House Community Pow Wow

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $252,900 grant over 36 months to provide entrepreneurship training and supports for racialized, low-income parents, guardians and caregivers living in Windsor-Essex.

$440,400 over 24 months for the collaborative to establish the groundwork to improve access to leadership opportunities within the education system for Black and other racialized youth. The initiative will also help improve the students' parents' ability to advocate effectively on their behalf. This collaborative will create tools, models and policy recommendations to build a sense of belonging and ownership in the education system

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $250,000 grant over 36 months to create online and physical spaces that are safe, and empower Black youth, through the creation of strategic partnerships with black and Afro Caribbean university student groups in Ottawa, Hamilton, and Toronto, to explore the breadth of their cultural identity. They will also participate in live events and an online magazine that captures traditional African culture, ideas, philosophy, aesthetics, value systems in Ontario

Pages

Choose your language / Choisissez votre langue

Contact

Twitter