Grant Projects Tagged With Community Building

Read about grantees who have received funding from a Pollination Project grant.

Thao Le, Ba Trieu School of Consciousness

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The Ba Trieu School of Consciousness is an intensive youth leadership development program in San Jose, CA for Vietnamese / Vietnamese-American high school youth who see a need to enact change in their local communities. Participants will experience group exercises and engage in self-reflective conversations centered on racial and ethnic [...]

Paula Orrego, Speak Up, Stand Up: Becoming a Changemaker


"I am Paula Orrego, and I have been a social justice activist since 2011. I will be holding an event for my Bay Area community called "Speak Up, Stand Up: Becoming a Changemaker" at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills, California. I will have five speakers from different activist organizations, [...]

Siena Clark, Girls’ Soccer & Leadership Fair in San Francisco



Siena Clark, a junior coach for Girls Leading Girls and current high school senior at Sacred Heart Cathedral is hosting a Girls' Soccer & Leadership Fair for one day on June 24, 2017. The fair is for girls ages 7-18 years old living in San Francisco. The goal of this [...]

Rebecca Singleton, The Promised Group: Project RESET

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Rebecca and Troy Singleton are the founders of project RESET (Rebuild. Educate. Stabilize. Employ. Transform.), a program designed to provide minority citizens returning from prison with an opportunity to reset their lives through transitional housing, job training, financial literacy, and intensive case management. The founders believe that if given the [...]

Molly Beth Rice, Good Soil for the Peoria North End Urban Garden

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The Peoria North End Urban Garden is an idea started by Molly and Michael Rice in the North End neighborhood located at 1116 - 1120 NE Glendale Ave. in Peoria, Illinois. This neighborhood is impoverished and has had at least half the existing homes and businesses torn down in the [...]

Maya Lin-Bronner, Constructing Queer Bodies And Gender In Art

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In collaboration with Gender Illumination, a queer education and advocacy group, Maya Lin-Bronner presents "Constructing Queer Bodies and Gender in Art," a workshop held in the Bay Area. It's not always the case that non-cis and gender non-conforming people can come to talk candidly about the way they feel about [...]

Brenda Verano, Youth in Action Los Angeles



The Youth in Action project will take place in Los Angeles and will serve youth from all over L.A (South central, Boyle Heights,& Lincoln Heights). This project started as an idea for the incorporation of solidarity between youth in these hard times, where youth are transforming into warriors and bold individuals. [...]