Partners

2 Spirits in Motion Society

2 Spirits in Motion will create, maintain, and strengthen a safe and supportive social environment for 2 Spirit people to feel and be loved, succeed, and become empowered to make their own decisions and to find and express their purpose in life.  Serving as a national sounding board, the organization works to advance the interests of 2 Spirit people. 

To create, maintain, and strengthen a safe and supportive environment for 2 Spirit people to express themselves through cultural ways of knowing and being around gender and sexuality; and to succeed and be empowered in all areas that are grounded in the medicines that 2 Spirit people carry.

Access Open Minds

ACCESS Open Minds is a national youth mental health network uniting youth, families/carers, leading researchers, service providers and decision makers in revolutionizing services and leading ground-breaking research. In collaboration with youth and family in their local communities, we have created spaces where young people feel welcomed and safe when they receive mental health services. We hope to learn from 2SLGBTQ+ youth and organizations through the SAFER project so that we can continue fostering safe spaces and mental health services for young people across the country.

The Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity (CCGSD)

The Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity is a national youth-focused 2SLGBTQ+ organization with a mission to empower sexually and gender diverse people through education, advocacy, and research. Our vision is a world free from discrimination where marginalized people are free to make decisions for themselves and free of violence. Our interest in the project is centred on wanting to equip people with the right tools to eliminate gender-based violence towards 2SLGBTQ+ youth.

The Enchante Network (TEN)

The Enchanté Network will maintain a thriving network where we develop and share programs, resources and knowledge to support 2Spirit and LGBTQ+ communities. The Enchanté Network supports 2Spirit and LGBTQ+ communities from coast to coast to coast to be sustainable, vibrant, intersectional, indigenized and culturally competent.

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Kickstand

Kind Space is committed to providing Ottawa – located on unceded Algonquin territory, accessible resources, events, social, and educational programming to celebrate and support people of all sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Interest and expertise related to the project:

  • Peer to peer development training
  • Anti-oppression/anti-racism training
  • Restorative and transformative justice practices
  • General 2SLGBTQ+ education and information

Kindspace

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YWCA – Halifax

YWCA Halifax is Halifax Regional Municipality’s only organization that builds economic security, promotes wellness, and creates opportunities for women, girls, and their families by providing a strong voice and integrated services.

We are for, by, and about women, girls and trans and nonbinary individuals. We transform lives by providing a continuum of critical services and programs that build capacity for lasting positive change. We strive to change the underlying causes and issues that are root causes of inequality, violence, poverty, and homelessness.

Wisdom2Action is a national social enterprise and consulting firm specializing in community engagement, creative facilitation, research and evaluation, knowledge mobilization, and EDI (equity, diversity, and inclusion). We are based in K’jipuktuk (Halifax) in Mi’kma’ki (Nova Scotia), the traditional and unceded territory of the M’ikmaq people. Settlers and the M’ikmaq have lived in this territory under the provisions of the Peace and Friendship Treaties since 1760 and 1772.

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