Grantees Midwest + South + 2016

C-U Immigration Forum

Champaign-Urbana, IL
2016
The Champaign-Urbana Immigration Forum is a group of immigrants, students, clergy, service providers, labor union representatives, residents and community organizations concerned about the progress and plight of immigrants...

Action Communication and Education Reform

Duck Hill, MS
2017, 2016, 2015, 2013
We encourage individuals to become involved in the decision-making process of their communities and schools to bring about positive social change. Our vision is to ensure that low-income...

Alliance for Community Services

Chicago, IL
2017, 2016, 2014, 2013
The Alliance for Community Services has devoted its energy to passionately advocating for the fight for Human Rights, accessible and responsive Human Services, and a social safety net...

Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons

Gainesville, FL
2016
The Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons (FTP) is a collaboration with the Abolitionist Law Center. FTP’s mission is to conduct grassroots organizing, advocacy and direct action to challenge...

Contact Center

Cincinnati, OH
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
Located in one of Cincinnati's poorest neighborhoods, the Contact Center has a forty one year history of community service and organizing. We work on the local, state and...

Crawford Stewardship Project

Gays Mills, WI
2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011
It is the mission of Crawford Stewardship Project to protect the environment of Crawford County and neighboring regions from threats of polluting and extractive industries, to promote sustainable...

Detroit Independent Freedom Schools Movement (DIFS

Detroit, MI
2016
The mission of the Detroit Independent Freedom Schools Movement is to create free, African-centered, loving educational experiences for Detroit children and families by mobilizing community volunteers and resources...

Economic Justice Coalition

Athens, GA
2017, 2016, 2015, 2013, 2011
Economic Justice Coalition (EJC) promotes justice for workers and builds avenues for workers to succeed. Our programs and campaigns are helping workers get a fair wage, helping low-income...

Family Farm Defenders

Madison, WI
2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
Family Farm Defenders began as an outgrowth of two national grass-roots campaigns: demanding a national referendum to end the mandatory check-off on raw milk that funds the lobby...

National Coalition to Combat Police Terrorism

Snellville, GA
2016
The National Coalition to Combat Police Terrorism (NCCPT) is comprised of grassroots activists, organizations, attorneys and Hip Hop artists. NCCPT is seeking to abolish police occupation and terrorism...

Operation Welcome Home

Madison, WI
2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
Operation Welcome Home is a community of homeless people and their allies in Madison organizing around the root causes of homelessness. We are fighting for affordable housing, jobs,...

Redbird Books to Prisoners

Columbus, OH
2016
Redbird exists to further the abolition of prisons, the prison industrial complex, incarceration, slavery, carceral logics, and cages of all kinds, through prisoner direct-support as well as correspondence...

Student Environmental Action Coalition (SEAC)

Lexington, KY
2016
The SEAC believes individuals that want to change the world they live in, can do so efficiently, and more importantly, creatively, if they work within groups that have...

The Color of Education

Georgetown, KY
2016
Color of Education is an organization focuses on aiding minority students to be college ready and successful in postsecondary education.

Toxic Taters Coalition

Callaway, MN
2017, 2016, 2014
We are a coalition in the potato-growing areas of central and north central Minnesota. We came together starting in 2005. We have experienced health effects from pesticide drift...

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