Grantees West + South + Youth

Aloha Dream Team

Honolulu, HI
2015
Aloha DREAM Team is a youth advocacy group with members who have benefited from the DACA program and focuses on outreach efforts and support of immigration policy reform.

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...

BreakOUT!

New Orleans, LA
2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
BreakOUT! seeks to end the criminalization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth to build a safer and more just New Orleans.We build on the rich...

Countywide Family Development Center

Laurel, MS
2017, 2015, 2012, 2011
Countywide Family Development Center addresses zero tolerance and similar policies in the local schools that push kids into the juvenile justice system.

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...

Ho'opae Pono Peace Project

Kane'ohe, HI
2012
The Hoʻopae Pono Peace Project seeks to build strength in the Hawaiian community, and in its connections with others, through culture-based support for the prevention and resolution of...

Immigrant Youth Coalition

Los Angeles, CA
2015
The Immigrant Youth Coalition (IYC) is an organization led by undocumented immigrant youth. We work to empower immigrant youth to stand up against oppression.

Kentucky Dream Coalition

Louisville, KY
2013
The Kentucky Dream Coalition believes everyone should have the opportunity to go to college and better themselves. Everyday we educate, and advocate and empower immigrant youth. The Kentucky...

L.A. Rooted

Los Angeles, CA
2017, 2015, 2014
L.A. Rooted is a grassroots summer youth program which aims to cultivate youth leadership in the areas of environmental stewardship, community empowerment, food sovereignty and self-care. L.A. Rooted...

NC FIELD

Kinston, NC
2014
NC FIELD’s vision is to improve the quality of life for farmworkers by increasing dignity and respect throughout the community. We aim to end child labor in agriculture...

Sudden Movement

Birmingham, AL
2012
Suddent Movement is a student-led group organizing students, faculty, and alumni at private colleges to demand fair policies regarding undocumented immigrant youth (DREAMers)

The Color of Education

Georgetown, KY
2016
Color of Education is an organization focuses on aiding minority students to be college ready and successful in postsecondary education.

The STAY Project (Stay Together Appalachian Youth!)

New Market, TN
2017, 2014
The STAY Project (Stay Together Appalachian Youth) is a diverse regional network of young people throughout Central Appalachia who are working together to advocate for and actively participate...

Trans Student Educational Resources

Monterey Park, CA
2017
Trans Student Educational Resources is a youth-led organization dedicated to transforming the educational environment for trans and gender nonconforming students through advocacy and empowerment. In addition to our...

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