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

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