National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Buffalo & Erie County

Creating and Implementing a Strategic, Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Organizational Culture

Heading into our 40th year, we want to create a strategic plan and undergo an affiliate-wide diversity, equity, and inclusion training that ensures and promotes belonging and justice for Board members, staff, volunteers, and participants. We will also collect and share stories across the mental health spectrum to reduce stigma and promote equity.

CATEGORY: Strengthening Partner Capacity
AMOUNT: $15,000

Empowering Parents to Advocate for Inclusion

Massachusetts Advocates for Children is working to remove the barriers that exist in education to create equitable opportunities for children and youth to learn, grow, and thrive. The organization focuses its advocacy efforts on children and youth who face significant barriers, inequities, and/or discrimination because of their economic status, disability, race, ethnicity, culture, or immigration … Continued