Grantees Midwest + West + 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...

9 to 5 Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011
9to5's mission is to build a movement for economic justice, by engaging directly affected women to improve working conditions.

All of Us or None – Riverside

Corona, CA
2017, 2016, 2014, 2012
All of Us Or None is a national organizing initiative of prisoners, formerly incarcerated people, friends and loved ones that organize and take action to end the discrimination...

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...

BAY-Peace: Better Alternatives for Youth

Oakland, CA
2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011
BAY-Peace supports and empowers Bay Area youth to confront militarism and other forms of violence through youth organizing and artistic resistance. We are the only group of our...

California Indian Environmental Alliance

Oakland, CA
2016
Our mission is to protect and restore California Indian Peoples’ cultural traditions, ancestral territories, means of subsistence, and environmental health.

California Prison Focus

Oakland, CA
2016, 2015
California Prison Focus works to abolish the California prison system in its present condition. We investigate and expose human rights abuses with the goal of ending long term...

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...

Critical Resistance Oakland

Oakland, CA
2016, 2015, 2014, 2012
Critical Resistance seeks to build an international movement to end the Prison Industrial Complex by challenging the belief that caging and controlling people makes us safe. We believe...

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...

Equal Action

Los Angeles, CA
2016
Equal Action is an anti-racist, multigenerational organization that mobilizes the LGBTQ community to join the fight for social justice. Equal Action was created in 2008 when its founders...

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...

Genesis

Oakland, CA
2016
Genesis is a community of member organizations working together for access to opportunity, health and quality education for people throughout the Bay Area. Unifying our member congregations and...

Justice Now!

Oakland, CA
2016
Justice Now is the first teaching law clinic in the country solely focused on the needs of women prisoners. Interns and staff provide legal services in areas of...

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