Collaborative Center for Social Innovation

Project Uplift Planning

Project Uplift: Empowering youth and equipping them with the knowledge, skills, and opportunity to be agents of change for improved mental health in their communities.

CATEGORY: Strengthening Partner Capacity
LOCATION: Lancaster, NY
AMOUNT: $15,000

Being Yourself is Good Enough

Through advocacy, education, and counseling, teen immigrants connected to Bridges from Borders are exposed to community-based tools that build confidence, provide a sense of belonging, and empower them to learn and grow on their journey toward mental wellbeing. As immigrants living in Western New York, these teens have some things in common; however, the intersection … Continued