Small Grants Competition
HRI awarded grants to three projects in the Ottawa area in 2019. The Stay Woke (Black History) Club at Lisgar Collegiate Institute – was give a grant to host monthly Afro-Caribbean Dance workshops, engage in cultural activities related directly to Caribbean identity. The Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre (EORC) was given a grant to write and publish a child-friendly book for 8-12 y/o school students to explain the articles of Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and teach students about human rights. The Lisgar Collegiate Institute was given a grant to raise awareness and promote Jewish culture through outreach activities and interactive workshops with faculty and classmates.