Grantees Midwest + Northwest + Veterans + Racial Justice

500 Years of Dignity and Resistance

Cleveland, OH
2017, 2014
The Committee of 500 Years of Dignity and Resistance initially formed in 1991 to educate the public about negative stereotyping against the indigenous people in sports and media...

Action of Greater Lansing

Lansing, MI
2017
Action of Greater Lansing addresses root causes of community problems by organizing for systemic change. We are not a direct service organization, nor are we a political organization...

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...

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...

Calumet Project for Industrial Jobs

Hammond, IN
2013
Calumet Project is a involved in community organizing for social change. The vision is to ensure the disadvantaged, low-income, minority populations residing near polluting industries are treated equally...

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...

Community Alliance of Lane County (CALC)

Eugene, OR
2014
The 1966 mission of CALC was to mobilize opposition to the Vietnam War. Over forty years later, CALC continues to challenge militarism, but has deepened our mission to...

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...

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...

ESTHER

Neenah, WI
2017
ESTHER aims to bring together people of faith and communities of faith to build community and to identify and act on issues of injustice. Faith communities covenanting with...

Faith Voices for Jefferson City

Jefferson City, MO
2014
Missouri Faith Voices gathers and equips a diverse and non-partisan, state-wide network of congregations and faith based community organizations to positively impact issues affecting Missouri’s communities. We believe...

Hilltop Urban Gardeners

Tacoma, WA
2016
Hilltop Urban Gardens (HUG) is a community-based urban agriculture, justice, and equity organization in Tacoma, Washington. HUG partners with the community to grow healthy food, young people and...

I Did the Time

Spokane, WA
2016, 2015, 2014
I Did the Time is a group of formerly arrested or incarcerated individuals, advocates, and criminal justice professionals who strive to create a society where people with arrest...

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...

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