Grantees West + Southwest + 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...

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.

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

Valley Improvement Projects

Modesto, CA
2017, 2014
Valley Improvement Projects aims to improve the quality of life of underrepresented and marginalized residents of California’s Central Valley, by promoting social and environmental issues through youth outreach,...

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...