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InnerCity Weightlifting

InnerCity Weightlifting’s (ICW) mission is to amplify the voice and agency of people most impacted by mass incarceration and systemic racism.┬áSpecifically, ICW works with people who have been stigmatized and labeled by the judicial system without consideration of an individual’s context, circumstance, or humanity. They certify participants as personal trainers. As participants begin training clients at ICW gyms – earning $20 – $60 per hour – not only do they gain economic mobility, but more importantly, power dynamics flip.

Grant period: 2022 – 2024

Previous Support
Accelerator Alum: 2020
COVID-19 Relief Grant: 2020
Project Grant: 2020 – 2021

Grant Received

Portfolio Grant