Grantees Southwest + 2017

Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera

Austin, TX
2017, 2016, 2014, 2013
Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera seeks to address conditions of social and economic injustice along the Texas/Mexico border particularly as they affect women and communities of color,...

Black Sovereign Nation

Austin, TX
2017
Black Sovereign Nation utilizes direct action, cooperative economics and community outreach initiatives to empower people of color. The struggle for Black liberation is built upon many philosophies and...

Chainbreaker Collective

Sante Fe, NM
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
Chainbreaker is a membership-based economic and environmental justice organization. We work to expand access to affordable transportation and sustainable communities for working people in Santa Fe and surrounding...

Challenger Street Newspaper

Austin, TX
2017
Challenger Street Newspaper's mission "is to empower people in need with economic opportunity and have their viewpoints heard. This paper uplifts and gives information to our most under-represented...

Fuerza Unida

San Antonio, TX
2017, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
Fuerza Unida is an organization led by Mexican-American women founded in 1990 by over 600 mostly women garment workers, displaced after Levi’s Strauss left the city of San...

Red Salmon Arts

Austin, TX
2017
Red Salmon Arts (RSA) is a cultural arts organization, with a thirty-year history of working with the indigenous neighborhoods of Austin. RSA is dedicated to the development of...

Rhizome Collective

Austin, TX
2017
Rhizome Collective is dedicated to providing a space for community building through skill sharing, cultural arts education, and expression, centered around issues of social justice, health, wellness, nutrition,...

Southside Worker Center

Tucson, AZ
2017
The Southside Worker Center supports a community of worker-leaders building collective power and raising the standards of worker conditions so that members can take part in dignified work...

Texans United for Families

Austin, TX
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
Texans United for Families (TUFF) came together during the fight to end family detention at the T. Don Hutto Detention Center, just north of Austin. TUFF is a...

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...

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...