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Winner for February 2022 – Recollections and Imaginings

Recollections & Imaginings is a collective of Black & Indigenous racialized allies who are reimagining possibilities for the old Charles Street Terminal.They are working on an event on Victoria day weekend to feature local artists and people sharing stories through

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Winner for November 2021 – Peregrine Outreach

Peregrine Outreach is a collective of front line outreach workers who focus on the street involved community. The collective is currently focused on outreach workers who are dealing with the implications of the pandemic, changes to services in the agency

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Winner for September 2021 – Changing the Flow

Changing the Flow is is working to make sure that people who menstruate have period products when they need them. Their focus is on destigmatizing periods, while engaging the local artistic community. They are looking to bring local artists to

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Winner for June 2021 – Midtown Radio – Community Stories Project

Midtown Radio is a community driven radio station that is focused on diversifying the voices heard on radio in Kitchener-Waterloo. They”re growing very quickly in both creators as well as listenership. Midtown Radio has a number of ways for ordinary

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Winner for April 2021 – Red Raccoon Bike Rescue

Congratulations Red Raccoon Bike Rescue, who are a volunteer run group aiming to provide free bike repairs to everyone who needs them. The $1,000 will help them buy 4 sets of their own tools and bike repair stands to better

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Winner for February 2021 – Belong Together

Belong Together is a tile based project created as a response to connections lost and communities fragmented during the COVID-19 pandemic. Its goal is to remind us that, even apart, we’re each an integral piece of the puzzle. Belongtogether.ca

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Winner for November 2020 – Respect Our Sacred Space Zine, in support of O;se Kenhionhata:tie

O:se Kenhionhata:tie Land Back camp was set up in Victoria Park park for the summer of 2020 before moving to Waterloo Park for the winter. The goal is to create a Zine to educate about the camp and its purpose

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Winner for August 2020 – Community Music Video for Overdose Awareness Day

In February 2020, our community came together for a Night of Music dedicated to individuals who use or have used substances and their allies. This Night of Music featured Pittsburgh rapper “Colicchie” who writes about his lived experience with addiction,

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Winner for May 2020 – Maison Verte

Their project is a partnership between Maison Verte & The Working Centre’s Market Garden. They are building a controlled growing environment in a donated shipping container – to be able to grow nutritious fresh greens at a low cost, locally,

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Winner for January 2020 – Aramba Social Night!

  Aramba Social Night is a drop in program for member of the community to connect, have fun and stay active all at the same time!  They meet once a month on a Friday at Rockway Centre.  There are family

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