Grantees Southwest + Midwest + 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...

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...

Peaceful Vocations

Fort Worth, TX
2012, 2013
Founded out of the grassroots concerns of North Texas Citizens, Peaceful Vocations has grown into an effective vehicle through which many students continue to learn the facts about...

Think Outside the Bomb

Chimayo, NM
2011
Think Outside the Bomb (TOTB) is the nation's largest, youth-led nuclear abolition network. Founded in 2005, TOTB has since organized seven national conferences, bringing together hundreds of youth...

Trans Youth Support Network

Minneapolis, NM
2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
The Trans Youth Support Network is a partnership of youth and community members working together to support trans youth in Minnesota. We were founded as a community response...

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...

UNIDOS

Tucson, AZ
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
UNIDOS is a new youth coalition of students from local Tucson high schools, alumni and community members, demanding our educational human rights. UNIDOS was created in response to...

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...

Youth Rise Texas

Austin, TX
2017
Youth Rise Texas is an Austin, Texas based organization, largely comprised of young women and queer youth of color, who have been impacted by the incarceration or deportation...