Grantees New England + Women’s Rights

Brazilian Women’s Group

Boston, MA
2011
The Brazilian Women’s Group was created in 1995 by a group of women interested in discussing the issues of being an immigrant woman from Brazil in this country...

Families for Justice as Healing

Boston, MA
2016, 2015, 2014
At Families for Justice as Healing (FJAH) we organize formerly incarcerated women to join the movement toward creating alternatives to mass incarceration. Our membership advocates for community wellness,...

MataHari: Eye of the Day

Boston, MA
2012, 2011
MataHari: Eye of the Day is a Greater Boston organization where women of color, immigrant women, and families come together as sisters, workers, and survivors to make improvements...

Prison Birth Project

Northampton, MA
2015, 2014, 2013
When the gender-specific jail opened in Chicopee in 2008, co-founders Lisa Andrews and Marianne Bullock understood that incarcerated women are not offered the full spectrum of reproductive options,...

Reflect and Strengthen

Boston, MA
2012
Reflect and Strengthen's (R&S) mission is for young, working-class women, ages 14-30 from Boston's urban neighborhoods to create and nurture environments for positive social change through creative expression,...

Resilient Sisterhood Project

Boston, MA
2015, 2014
The Resilient Sisterhood Project’s mission is to educate and empower women of African descent regarding common but rarely discussed diseases of the reproductive system that disproportionately affect them...

Survivors, Inc.

Mattapan, MA
2012, 2011
We are a group of low-income women and their allies who organize and educate around poverty, welfare and low-income survival issues. We offer training in writing, speaking, advocacy,...

Women Encouraging Empowerment

Revere, MA
2015, 2011
Women Encouraging Empowerment Inc ("WEE") is a responsive and member lead organization that seeks to support its members to understand US society, to take the needed steps to...