Grantees West + 2016

9 to 5 Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011
9to5's mission is to build a movement for economic justice, by engaging directly affected women to improve working conditions.

All of Us or None – Riverside

Corona, CA
2017, 2016, 2014, 2012
All of Us Or None is a national organizing initiative of prisoners, formerly incarcerated people, friends and loved ones that organize and take action to end the discrimination...

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...

California Indian Environmental Alliance

Oakland, CA
2016
Our mission is to protect and restore California Indian Peoples’ cultural traditions, ancestral territories, means of subsistence, and environmental health.

California Prison Focus

Oakland, CA
2016, 2015
California Prison Focus works to abolish the California prison system in its present condition. We investigate and expose human rights abuses with the goal of ending long term...

Critical Resistance Oakland

Oakland, CA
2016, 2015, 2014, 2012
Critical Resistance seeks to build an international movement to end the Prison Industrial Complex by challenging the belief that caging and controlling people makes us safe. We believe...

Equal Action

Los Angeles, CA
2016
Equal Action is an anti-racist, multigenerational organization that mobilizes the LGBTQ community to join the fight for social justice. Equal Action was created in 2008 when its founders...

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...

Justice Now!

Oakland, CA
2016
Justice Now is the first teaching law clinic in the country solely focused on the needs of women prisoners. Interns and staff provide legal services in areas of...

Multicultural Communities for Mobility

Los Angeles, CA
2016
MCM exists to improve the quality of life for underserved low-income communities of color by empowering and engaging community leaders at the local level to advocate & educate...

Prison Activist Resource Center

Oakland, CA
2016, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
Prison Activist Resource Center (PARC) is a prison abolitionist group committed to exposing and challenging all forms of institutionalized racism, sexism, able-ism, heterosexism, and classism, specifically within the...