We understand that our Black community has been hit the hardest by COVID-19. The impact of caring for sick family members, loss of employment, and being over-represented in low-paying public-facing jobs - our Black womxn and families are in need of essential support.
FUND IS CURRENTLY FULL. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING REQUESTS.
We are offering emergency response support to those in need in our Montreal and Kitchener-Waterloo communities.
With funding from the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund led by Employment and Social Development Canada, the Canadian Red Cross Society, The ForUsGirls Foundation can provide 200 Black womxn and Black families with emergency resource support.
To cover the cost of groceries, public transit passes, counselling & therapy, gas cards and financial relief for hydro & home family internet services.
As an organization, we believe in self sufficiency. To sustain our mission and work we provide professional services to spread our approach of anti-racism, inclusivity, feminism and innovativon through programming and leadership consulting. We provide services to other community organizations, companies, individuals and institutional organizations. As the workplace becomes more diverse and digitally focused - we value human centered solutions to create more equitable environments and overall wellness.
An engaging workshop series introducing essential programming concepts such as user input, selection structure and loops. This series is a continuation of the Java coding series in Fall. Previous experience coding with Java is recommended.