Sassafras Earth Education

Native Youth Programming and Services

As a direct result of the US genocide and historic trauma, Native youth face disproportionate learning disabilities, mental health and substance abuse challenges. Sassafras programs positively impact Native youth by providing wholesome cultural identification and connection with nature, and we need to expand our Native staff capacity.

CATEGORY: Strengthening Partner Capacity
LOCATION: Aquinnah, MA
AMOUNT: $35,000

Perpetual Motion

Have you heard the Tower Foundation’s origin story?  It has now been freshly told by Cassandra Gainer in the recent issue of Traffic East, a Western New York journal celebrating entrepreneurial and creative energy.  Gainer interviewed daughters Mollie Byrnes and Cynthia Doyle in telling the story of Peter and Elizabeth Tower’s life together and how they came … Continued