Tuesday
July 26
2022

WES Mariam Assefa Fund Announces $1 Million in Grants to Advance Inclusive Employer Practices

The WES Mariam Assefa Fund today announced US$1 million in grants to eight organizations in the U.S. and Canada working to shift employer practices and develop career pathways that support the economic mobility and success of immigrants and refugees.

In the U.S., the Fund awarded grants to African Bridge Network, Center for Southeast Asians, New Mexico Dream Team, and One Fair Wage.

The organizations selected for funding in Canada are Diversity Institute at Toronto Metropolitan University, the Momentum Centre, Venture 2 Impact, and World University Service of Canada.

Photo courtesy of Meena Kadri.

Source: Tyler Morning Telegraph (link opens in a new window)

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