Grants Archives - Mary's Pence

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Learn How Heart of Courage is Transforming Mother’s Lives

Heart of Courage was born out of Dania Carter's profound concern for families navigating the challenges of the child welfare system. Witnessing the shortage of foster homes and recognizing the...

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How LitShop is Expanding Girls’ Horizons in St. Louis

LitShop is an organization that encourages building and making skills, literacy, and leadership to empower and cultivate confidence in girls and gender-inclusive youth. Founded by Kelli Best-Oliver, a seasoned educator...

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Ending The Silence Surrounding Vulvovaginal and Pelvic Pain

It all started with a podcast. When a couple of women with chronic vulvar, vaginal, and pelvic pain launched Tight Lipped, the idea was simple: to break the silence surrounding...

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Fighting for a Healthier Environment in the San Francisco Bay Area

National Equal Justice Association (NEJA) is an all-volunteer, women-led, 501(c)(3), non-profit organization with a 42-year history of securing equal justice for poor and minority workers and their families. They all...

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Amplifying the Voices of East African Women

Anole Sisters, a recent Mary's Pence grantee, is creating community and support networks for Oromo women in Minnesota by empowering them through educational workshops and other programs. The organization provides...

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Group of 7 women of color, posing standing and smiling. Embracing second chances means advocating for oneself and working towards healing.

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Embracing Second Chances

"I am grateful the Holy Spirit allowed us to coordinate in harmony, support each other and our common goal. I never imagined the opportunity to influence someone in the hopes...

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The Unstoppable Force of Community

We're proud to share that our annual Grantee Retreat recently took place in Minnesota after a 3-year hiatus due to COVID. Participating in a 3-day Grantee Retreat is a rare...

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Community Building In the Twin Cities

“We cannot thrive without having communal care,” says Zede Harut, the founder of Seeds Worth Sowing, stated during a recent conversation with her. Seeds Worth Sowing is a grassroots initiative...

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Empowering Bronx Youth Through the Arts

"The WomanHOOD Summer Camp created an all-female environment, and I got to be around other girls in my age group. Sometimes it was awkward because some of the girls were...

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Two Black women hug while one of them receive a graduation diploma

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Fighting For Social Justice And Healing At The Same Time

While teaching radical political theory at the University of Berkeley, Cecilia, one of the co-founders of Creating Freedom Movements, realized that her class should reach more people, not only those...

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