About Youth Partnering Against Hate Crimes:
“This Project has been made possible by a grant from the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services.”
In an effort to build awareness of hate crimes and to also work to prevent/reduce future hate crimes in Halton, the purpose of our project is to create an integrated approach in tackling this important issue.
In partnership with the Halton Regional Police Service, the Halton Multicultural Council received funding from the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services “Safer and Vital Communities Grant” to build awareness of hate crimes and to work towards preventing and reducing future hate crimes in Halton. The purpose of the project is to create an integrated approached in tackling this important issue. Therefore, we are proud to be collaborating with our growing list of community partners and resources to empower youth.
Our project is peer-driven where Youth Ambassadors facilitate conflict resolution ‘round table’s and facilitate presentations to bring awareness to hate crimes and hate crime prevention within the Halton community. The project also involves the creation and delivery of the project of community resources, a promotional video and website on various issues and solutions related to hate crime in Halton.
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Reduce and prevent Hate Crimes and associated victimization of diverse youth to ensure Halton is an inclusive, welcoming and safe community.
1) Empower and enhance capacity for youth to stand against Hate Crime in their communities
2) Create opportunities for youth and police to build links with Halton's many diverse communities, including cultural and faith-based groups, to prevent hate crime.
3) Strengthen local awareness and capacity of the community to successfully prevent hate crime in Halton.
Our partners include (but not limited to); Halton Regional Police Services, Halton Region, Halton District School Board, Halton Catholic School Board, Posse Project, Positive Space Network of Halton, we want to expand our network of community partners including youth and volunteers to increase hate crime awareness and reporting through more supports available in Halton. For more information on how to get involved please click here.
Request for Proposal
Video Production Services – Safer and Vital Communities (SVC) Grant
Deadline: 11:59pm, November 18, 2011
Organization: Halton Multicultural Council
Location: Oakville, ON, Greater Toronto Area
This project will provide the right company with a great opportunity to creatively work in the Not-For-Profit sector and with Youth.
We are looking for a production company that has experience in the concept development, planning (including scripting), and execution of high quality videos with tight timelines. The successful company will also need to be flexible and will likely have to work some evenings and/or weekends.
For More Information and to Submit RFP:
Download RFP Document Here.
Youth Partnering Against Hate Crimes Project - RFP FAQs
Q: The total budget of $11,000-13,000– Is this the absolute maximum budget and does it include HST?
A: The $11,000-$13,000 range is our maximum budget and the amount does not include HST.
Q: Please confirm the video is to be in English only
A: The video will be translated into the top 5 languages identified in Halton. We do have a separate budget for translation and we will be using in house translation services. It is important to note that all costs related to incorporating subtitles in the video will be part of the overall video budget.
Q: Will you be providing any on-camera personnel and locations?
A: We are willing to offer space in which we currently have access to (i.e. our offices). Additionally we would be happy to work with the Video production team to recruit volunteer on-camera personnel including Youth Ambassadors.
Q: Can you provide direction on exactly what you might be looking for at this initial stage.
A: Based on the description provided on the RFP, we would be looking for some clear, realistic ideas on how you, as the production company would convey the end message of Hate Crime and Hate Crime awareness. Additionally, we would like to see an estimate timeline and budget based on your idea. We recognize that upon conversation with the advisory team, some details may change however we would like to have a picture of your thoughts and ideas.
Q: Is the successful company responsible for coming up with a treatment for how they would script and produce the video?
A: Yes, the production company would be responsible for the entire process of scripting and producing the end product.
Q: Where the RFP states that Halton Multicultural would provide the content for the video, does this mean background, research etc.?
A: Yes, the Halton Multicultural Council would work with the Halton Regional Police Services to provide related information on Hate Crimes including; relevant stats, definition of terms etc. It would always be helpful if the successful company had some general knowledge about Hate Crimes.
Q: Will submissions be accepted via email? Or is a hard copy required.
A: Submissions via email, fax and/or hard copy will be accepted.
Q: We are planning to send the RFP by Canada Post with a postmark for Friday the 18th. Is this acceptable?
A: Yes, we would accept any RFP’s that are postmarked for Friday, November 18th, 2011
Q: In reference to video samples, is it ok to give you the weblinks in our document? Or do you prefer to view all the video samples on a DVD?
A: Either a weblink or a DVD would be accepted.
Q: How many people will review the submissions?
A: 3 staff members will be reviewing the submissions.
Q: Who has the final say in the successful application?
A: There will be a scored process by all three staff members.
Q: When will the decision be made?
A: 1 week after closing.
Q: How will we be following-up?
A: All applicants will get a follow-up once we have chosen the successful applicant.