Human Rights & Dignity Projects
Read about grantees who have received funding for their Human Rights & Dignity project from a Pollination Project grant.
Glenview Elementary is organizing Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Sports Clinics for 2016-2017. An anti-bullying prevention program, SEL Sports Clinics are a fun and active way to: Cultivate youth leadership, Teach the toolkit (https://dovetaillearning.org/toolbox/the-12-tools/), Strengthen relationships and friendships, Prevent bullying and aggressive behaviors through peer interactions, increase physical activity and wellness, and
I am TaWanda Duncan, founder of Redemption House of Hope & Comfort. I am looking forward to assisting victims with a place to be able to come and feel safe. So many victims are turned away at these battered women shelters due to lack of space. Then are forced back
In Yambio, South Sudan, Sabit David Mborikino and Henry Michael are promoting quality of life and self-reliance through their project, Nambazia Community Centre. The center is founded using farming as a way to restore fair living standards, human dignity and improve the economic lives of those in the area. A
In Miami, Florida, one of the greatest issues faced in conjunction with homelessness is food insecurity. 60 Minutes of Art Cares program, initiated by Jonathan Wynn-Strachan, is a community enrichment organization dedicated to empowering, enriching and enhancing the lives of the homeless. The project pledges to plant multiple fruit and
10,000 Cameroonian women and children are working in the domestic sector, many of whom are exploited and marginalized because the law does not protect them. Ndofor Nwana Davidson Sama has established the Professionalizing the Domestic Sector project in Bamenda to address human rights issues, including education, equality and workers rights.
Brouhaha, 2016 Best of the East Bay winner for "Most Historic Cultural Event," is a project of Peacock Rebellion, named by PRIDE.com one of "10 Incredible LGBTQ Artist Collectives You Should Be Watching." Brouhaha trains queer and transgender people of color to use comedy to get messages of peace and social justice to mainstream audiences. The Impact Grant expands the training program online to reach a new generation of artists, and brings a new advanced training to previous graduates of the program, who are now ready to bring a politically fractured, divided nation some healing comedy.
My plan for the funds is to buy equipment needed for the podcast, and training of story-sharers in storylistening. Most importantly, the microphones, and audio editing tools. I would also buy mp3 players and some other other equipment for the exhibit that I have curated for the project.