Cape Breton Mi’kmaq community projects receive grants to help prevent sexual violence – Cape Breton Post

Cape Breton Mi’kmaq community projects receive grants to help prevent sexual violence – Cape Breton Post

by pmnationtalk on April 18, 2016682 Views

April 18, 2016

SYDNEY — Three Cape Breton First Nations communities have been granted more than $75,000 in provincial funding to bolster efforts to prevent sexual violence in their communities.

The financial boost for the Cape Breton programming was announced Monday morning as part of a $150,000 funding announcement through the province’s ‘Sexual Violence Strategy.’

The largest Cape Breton benefactor will be the Nova Scotia Native Women’s Association, which will get over $36,000 to provide culturally relevant programming to aboriginal women and girls in the Sydney area to enhance skills, bolster confidence and improve the community’s ability to prevent sexual violence.

Read More: http://www.capebretonpost.com/News/Local/2016-04-18/article-4501468/Cape-Breton-Mikmaq-community-projects-receive-grants-to-help-prevent-sexual-violence/1

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