Successful Applicants to HRI Small Grant Competition (January 2022)
Inclusion PEI (Charlottetwon, PEI)
Initiative to inform people with disabilities and their familes about changes to the Disability Act and home these may impact them.
Sanctuary Health Vancouver (Greater Vancouver, BC)
Supporting health care for immigrants not covered by British Columbia’s provincial health insurance plan.
Agir Montréal (Montréal, QC)
Agir Montréal provides services and legal support to LGBTQ asylum-seekers. This small grant will fund five of their artistic clients to paint murals in the organization’s office to render it more welcoming.
Canadian Voices Against Racism (Toronto, ON)
To build a living database of killings and injuries by police in Canada as a means to advocate for deep structural change.
Black Healing Centre (Montréal, QC
Initiative to provide tailored, accessible and safe mental health therapy for Black people in Montréal.
Liz Singh (Montréal, QC)
Initiative to create a handout for people who use street drugs and do sex work in Montréal that would inform them about their rights when interacting with the police.
The Halifax Helpers (Halifax, NS)
Funding will support the organization’s caregiver tutoring program, designed to teach caregivers strategies to support children with at-home math learning.
Canadian Centre for Victims of Armed Conflict (Ottawa, ON)
Initiative to create and publish an online chid-friendly guide for children between 10 and 14 years old about refugees, their rights, why they left their home countries to come to Canada, and how they can be victims of racism and discrimination.
TransSask (Saskatoon, SK)
Initiative to support members of the trans community to navigate the steps required to legally change their names following medical transition.