Grantees Midwest + Northwest + Veterans + Youth

Assata's Daughters

Chicago, IL
2015
Assata's Daughters is a grassroots, intergenerational, organizing collective of Black women who love and support each other. Inspired by the Radical Monarchs, Assata’s Daughters was started to hold...

Civilian Soldier Alliance - Chicago

Chicago, IL
2012
Founded in 2007, the Civilian Soldier Alliance is an organization of civilians working with veterans and active-duty service-members to build a GI resistance movement towards a just foreign...

Coffee Strong/ GI Voice

Lakewood, WA
2014, 2013
Coffee Strong is a veteran-operated service member and veterans rights center located next to Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington State. We help service members with military discharges, grievances...

Detroit REPRESENT!

Detroit, MI
2015
Detroit REPRESENT! is a small collective of LGBTQ youth of color from Detroit, Michigan. We use media-organizing to creatively transform the oppression faced by Detroit’s LGBTQ youth of...

GLBT Youth in Iowa Schools Task Force

Des Moines, IA
2012
All students need a safe, supportive atmosphere in which they can learn, including students that are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT). Unfortunately, bullying, harassment, and discrimination against...

Iraq Veterans Against the War - Chicago

Chicago, IL
2013
IVAW works to build a service-member and veteran led movement that ends militarism by transforming ourselves, military culture and American society. We strive for a world free of...

Peace Action Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI
2012
Peace Action Wis­con­sin (PAWI) is a peace and jus­tice orga­ni­za­tion dedicated to making the connections between international issues and our local community. We work for a world with...

Seattle Young People's Project

Seattle, WA
2017, 2015, 2013
The Seattle Young People’s Project is a youth-led, adult supported social justice organization that empowers youth (ages 13-18) to express themselves and to take action on the issues...

South King County Discipline Coalition

Seattle, WA
2017
Disproportionate discipline too often puts students, particularly Black and Brown students, on a path to prison rather that promoting college and career success. The Discipline Coalition believes this...

Stonewall Youth

Olympia, WA
2016
Stonewall Youth is an organization of youth, activists, and allies that empowers lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, questioning, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQQIA) youth to speak for themselves, educate...

Twin Cities Free School

St. Paul, MN
2016
The Twin Cities Free School started by two indigenous women, mothers, and community organizers. Twin Cities Free School is an independent school whose mission is to provide an...

United Campus Ministry

Athens, OH
2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
UCM's mission is to engage the Ohio University and Athens communities in spiritual growth, community service and work for justice, guided by socially progressive and interfaith values.

USA Cooperative Youth Council

Minneapolis, MN
2016
We the youth, envision a future where all people own and control the resources they need to not only survive but to thrive. As youth, we strongly believe...