Grantees Midwest

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...

Detroit REPRESENT!

Detroit, MI
2015
Detroit REPRESENT! is a small collective of LGBTQ youth of color from Detroit, Michigan. We use media-organizing to creatively transform the oppression faced by Detroit’s LGBTQ youth of...

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...

Faith Voices for Jefferson City

Jefferson City, MO
2014
Missouri Faith Voices gathers and equips a diverse and non-partisan, state-wide network of congregations and faith based community organizations to positively impact issues affecting Missouri’s communities. We believe...

Family Farm Defenders

Madison, WI
2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
Family Farm Defenders began as an outgrowth of two national grass-roots campaigns: demanding a national referendum to end the mandatory check-off on raw milk that funds the lobby...

Fender Bender Detroit

Detroit, MI
2013
Fender Bender Detroit is a women, queer, and trans* centered bicycle workspace rooted in justice principles. We organize as a collective and operate through consensus decision-making. We depend...

GLBT Youth in Iowa Schools Task Force

Des Moines, IA
2012
All students need a safe, supportive atmosphere in which they can learn, including students that are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT). Unfortunately, bullying, harassment, and discrimination against...

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...

https://peoplesjusticeleague.com

Rutland, OH
2017
People’s Justice League is a grassroots community organization working to support safe streets, campuses, establishments, and gathering places in Southeast Ohio through community education and activism. We know...

IIRON North

Chicago, IL
2014
The IIRON Education Fund, NFP is a charitable organization devoted to training people to create public lives, to understand, build and exercise power through collective action and to...

Interfaith Alliance of Iowa

Des Moines, IA
2012
Interfaith Alliance of Iowa is made up of people of faith and goodwill from across Iowa who believe in protecting religious freedom, respecting individual rights and uniting the...

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...

James and Grace Lee Boggs Center to Nurture Community Leadership

Detroit, MI
2013
Our mission is to nurture the transformational leadership capacities of individuals and organizations committed to creating productive, sustainable, ecologically responsible, and just communities. Through local, national and international...

Jobs with Justice - Central Indiana

Indianapolis, IN
2013
Central Indiana Jobs with Justice is building a strong, progressive labor movement that works in coalition with community, faith, and student organizations to build a broader global movement...

Milwaukee Transit Riders Union

Milwaukee, WI
2014
The Milwaukee Transit Riders Union is an organization of bus riders fighting for a safe, efficient, accountable, and affordable transit system. We view our fight as part of...

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