Grant Projects Tagged With Human Rights

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

Humble Mumbles

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2017-03-24T03:42:11+00:00

Humble Mumbles is an American podcast about Palestine, power, mythology, and narratives-within-narratives. Its name is an uncertain joke about the possibilities of humility, and the function of joking about it. While Humble Mumbles addresses a variety of topics, the main theme of each episode is a personal-political exploration of power [...]

Stacia A. Miller, SSAMAC (Sailor, Soldier, Airman and Marine Access Center)

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2017-03-23T10:16:28+00:00

John and Stacia Miller founded the Sailor, Soldier, Airman and Marine Access Center (www.ssamac.org) to provide legal, employment and social services to active-duty and retired military, veterans and their dependents. One of their most valuable social services is the provision of group support meetings for those that suffer from PTSD and [...]

Caren Lanier, Project Backpack

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2017-03-23T11:34:01+00:00

Founder and CEO, Bertha Hammett is a firm believer that each individual must be offered a basic opportunity to realize a life of self-sufficiency, and that this should include a second chance. Bertha realized early in her career that she was charged with coaching others to help themselves, and has [...]

Beatrice Adhiambo Omiro, Yes Women Initiative

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2017-03-20T12:51:38+00:00

YES Women Initiative is a project lead by Beatrice A Omiro aimed at empowering widows and vulnerable women in Mumias sub-county, Kakamega County in the western part of Kenya, through entrepreneurship and capacity development. We recognize problems or challenges such as widow inheritance, gender based violence, low income, illiteracy, and [...]

Amanda R Jordan-Starks, “Mission Week” Camp for Refugee Children

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2017-03-10T00:01:33+00:00

The UrbanLife high school student leadership teams are planning a camp during spring break, where the participants will be elementary school aged refugees from countries all over Africa and Asia, who have relocated to our neighborhood (City Heights and Southeast San Diego). The youth will use the money for supplies [...]

Han Tran, QT Viet Cafe

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2017-03-10T00:13:01+00:00

QTViệt Cafe is an Oakland-based social enterprise that aims to uplift QT (queer and trans) Việt narratives over drinks, snacks, art and intergenerational dialogue. We commit to transform and heal wounds of homophobia and transphobia caused by imperialism and heterosexism in the Vietnamese diaspora through deconstructing queer liberation through art. [...]

Wesley Phung, Social Awareness Films

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2017-03-10T00:31:10+00:00

With all the state of our country, there is an obvious issue of under representation when it comes to those that are colored, gay, etc. As youths, there is only so much we can do to make a change but using our interest in film making and social justice, me [...]