Coady Indigenous Program lead and graduate Karri-Lynn Paul explained all the work that the organisation is doing, saying, "These indigenous leaders are inspiring renewed energy on how to move forward with our work. Their insights and grounding of our work in the realities of grassroots indigenous women’s lives is an important piece in our journey."
"They also talked about how we are enough, and how we need to prioritise programs that are created by indigenous women for indigenous women. This funding offers the opportunity to make that happen."
The $291,100 AUD is just the latest donation from Reynolds and Lively. On May 31, Reynolds announced that the two would be making the same donation to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund as the country rallied around Black Lives Matter and the death of George Floyd. Before that, the two donated $1 million USD to Feeding America and Food Banks Canada, helping the organisations provide meals for those facing food scarcity during the coronavirus pandemic.
This article originally appeared on InStyle U.S.