Grantees Midwest + Veterans + Education

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...

Civilian Soldier Alliance - Chicago

Chicago, IL
2012
Founded in 2007, the Civilian Soldier Alliance is an organization of civilians working with veterans and active-duty service-members to build a GI resistance movement towards a just foreign...

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...

Detroit Independent Freedom Schools Movement (DIFS

Detroit, MI
2016
The mission of the Detroit Independent Freedom Schools Movement is to create free, African-centered, loving educational experiences for Detroit children and families by mobilizing community volunteers and resources...

Iraq Veterans Against the War - Chicago

Chicago, IL
2013
IVAW works to build a service-member and veteran led movement that ends militarism by transforming ourselves, military culture and American society. We strive for a world free of...

Parents United for Responsible Education (PURE)

Chicago, IL
2014
PURE exists to support and assure a high quality public education for all children by informing parents about education issues and parents’ rights, bringing parents into the decision...

Peace Action Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI
2012
Peace Action Wis­con­sin (PAWI) is a peace and jus­tice orga­ni­za­tion dedicated to making the connections between international issues and our local community. We work for a world with...

Racial Justice NOW!

Dayton, OH
2017, 2015
Our mission is to advance parent leadership that ensures that all children are rightfully educated regardless of where they live. Our work is especially focused on the public,...

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...