Grantees Health + Housing

Occupy Our Homes-Atlanta

Atlanta, GA
2013, 2014
We are a grassroots organization that builds power in Atlanta neighborhoods highly impacted by the housing crisis by taking on the banks, fighting foreclosure and eviction, and fostering...

Olneyville Neighborhood Association

Providence, RI
2016, 2014, 2013, 2012
The Olneyville Neighborhood Association began informally in the 1990s in the basement of a local church, as a forum for neighbors in one of Rhode Island's most marginalized...

Operation Welcome Home

Madison, WI
2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
Operation Welcome Home is a community of homeless people and their allies in Madison organizing around the root causes of homelessness. We are fighting for affordable housing, jobs,...

Organize! Ohio

Cleveland, OH
2013
To advance and encourage community organizing as a strategy for progressive change in Ohio. Organize! Ohio strives to build a system of support for community organizing efforts across...

People's Durham

Durham, NC
2011
People’s Durham is an organization based in and committed to building the political power of the working class through mobilization, education, leadership development, alliance building, and creating our...

Persist Health Project

Brooklyn, NY
2014
Persist Health Project is a peer-led, community-based health organization based on Brooklyn, New York. We are by and for sex workers, trafficking survivors, and anyone who has traded...

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,...

Public Health Organization

Chicago, IL
2014
The Public Health Organization (PHO), based in Chicago, Illinois, is a community/labor organization comprised of working class patients, current & retired nurses, nutritionist, clerical workers, physicians, therapists, healthcare...

Qilombo

Oakland, CA
2015
The project, which was initially called The Holdout, was started in 2011 by a group of mostly white anarchists as a social space, events space, bookstore and bike...

Queerocracy

Brooklyn, NY
2012, 2013
QUEEROCRACY is an activist organization cultivating the leadership of queer folks and people living with HIV/AIDS in NYC. Through direct action organizing, membership led advocacy campaigns, educational trainings...

Red Umbrella Project

New York, NY
2017
The Red Umbrella Project (RedUP) is a small peer-led organization based in Brooklyn, New York, which does community organizing and advocacy to make policy and systemic change to...

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...

Right 2 Survive

Portland, OR
2017, 2016, 2015
Right 2 Survive was founded in 2009 and is a direct action group that educates both houseless and housed people on their civil, human, and constitutional rights. We...

Right to Housing Alliance

Baltimore, MD
2015, 2013
The Right to Housing Alliance is a human rights organization led by low-income residents. We’re a partnership of community members, organizers, and attorneys working to elevate housing to...

Rockaway Wildfire

Far Rockaway, NY
2014
In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, strangers from across New York City became first responders and colleagues. In this moment of crisis, Occupy Sandy stepped in to help...

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