Wopanaak Language & Cultural Weetyoo, Inc.

Wôpanâôt8âôk (Wampanoag Language) Wellness Initiative

“This grants supports a language-based approach to tribal wellness relating to mental health and substance use prevention.”

CATEGORY: Community Change
LOCATION: Mashpee, MA
AMOUNT: $63,840 over One Year
YEAR AWARDED: 2017
WEBSITE: http://wlrp.org


Gigi’s Playhouse: Providing a Welcoming Community Space for Individuals Living with Down Syndrome in Western New York

A former beauty school in Buffalo is now a lively gathering place for people with Down syndrome and their families. The spacious, welcoming site is GiGi’s Playhouse Buffalo, a local organization connected to the GiGi’s Playhouse national network of 51 Down syndrome Achievement Centers. Renovations to the space were complete and Executive Director Emily Mondschein … Continued