Grantees Southwest + Midwest + 2017

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...

Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera

Austin, TX
2017, 2016, 2014, 2013
Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera seeks to address conditions of social and economic injustice along the Texas/Mexico border particularly as they affect women and communities of color,...

Black Sovereign Nation

Austin, TX
2017
Black Sovereign Nation utilizes direct action, cooperative economics and community outreach initiatives to empower people of color. The struggle for Black liberation is built upon many philosophies and...

Chainbreaker Collective

Sante Fe, NM
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
Chainbreaker is a membership-based economic and environmental justice organization. We work to expand access to affordable transportation and sustainable communities for working people in Santa Fe and surrounding...

Challenger Street Newspaper

Austin, TX
2017
Challenger Street Newspaper's mission "is to empower people in need with economic opportunity and have their viewpoints heard. This paper uplifts and gives information to our most under-represented...

Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign

Chicago, IL
2017, 2015, 2014
The Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign will enforce our human right to housing and continue fighting to stop all economically-motivated evictions in Chicago. We are no longer willing to wait...

Chippewa Valley Ex-Prisoners Organizing

Eau Claire, WI
2017
ROC Wisconsin is an urgent call to our state to: Restore communities that have been harmed by mass incarceration; Restore families to wholeness and health; Restore balance, fiscal...

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...

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...

Fuerza Unida

San Antonio, TX
2017, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
Fuerza Unida is an organization led by Mexican-American women founded in 1990 by over 600 mostly women garment workers, displaced after Levi’s Strauss left the city of San...

Groundswell: Oral History for Social Change

Detroit, MI
2017
Groundswell: Oral History for Social Change is a network of oral historians, activists, cultural workers, community organizers, and documentary artists that use oral history to further movement building...

Missouri Immigrant and Refugee Advocates

St. Louis, MO
2017, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
The Missouri Immigrant and Refugee Advocates, a coalition of organizations that recognizes the intrinsic value of all people, organizes and advocates for the basic rights of all immigrants...

Mvskoke Food Sovereignty Initiative

Madison, WI
2017
Mvskoke Food Sovereignty Initiative works to enable the Mvskoke people and their neighbors to provide for their food and health needs now and in the future through sustainable...

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