Grantees 2017

Black and Brown Workers Collective (BBWC)

Philadelphia, PA
We the Black and Brown Workers Collective's (BBWC) mission is to actively challenge, resist and dismantle systems of oppression that adversely impact the Black and Brown worker. Thus,...

Black Excellence Collective

Newark, NJ
The Black Excellence Collective is a black-led grassroots organizing collective that that uses direct action, art, and popular education to uplift and empower queer, transgender and gender non...

Black Sovereign Nation

Austin, TX
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...

Blights Out

New Orleans, LA
Blights Out is a collective of artists, activists, and architects working to imagine and design a new model for housing development centered outside the for-profit market; we generate...

BMORE Awesome Inc.

Baltimore, MD
Bmore Awesome is an independent, socially conscientious record label committed to music by young Baltimore musicians who are empowering others and inspiring change that: 1. Uses music as...

Center for Popular Research, Education and Policy

Pinole, CA
Center for Popular Research, Education and Policy (C-PREP) conducts participatory research, capacity building and policy with people who want to restore vitality in their communities. C-PREP addresses the...

Centro Comunitario de Trabajadores

New Bedord, MA
Centro Comunitario de Trabajadores’s (CCT) members come from a variety of countries and backgrounds, and speak different languages but, as suggested by our name, we strive to enhance...

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
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...

Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign

Chicago, IL
2017, 2015, 2014
The Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign will enforce our human right to housing and continue fighting to stop all economically-motivated evictions in Chicago. We are no longer willing to wait...

Chippewa Valley Ex-Prisoners Organizing

Eau Claire, WI
ROC Wisconsin is an urgent call to our state to: Restore communities that have been harmed by mass incarceration; Restore families to wholeness and health; Restore balance, fiscal...

Collaborative for the Research on Black Women and Girls

Providence, RI
The Collaborative, through this leadership and advocacy training project, seeks to organize around issues impacting Black girls and women and to develop and advance political education and strategy...

Concerned Citizens for Justice

Chattanooga, TN
Concerned Citizens for Justice (CCJ) was originally founded in August of 1984 by Maxine Cousin, Annie Thomas, and Ms. Thomas' two daughters, Lisa and Lydia. The organization was...

Connecticut Immigrant Rights Alliance

New Haven, CT
The Connecticut Immigrant Rights Alliance (CIRA) is a statewide alliance of immigrant,faith, labor, youth, community, business and ally organizations founded to improve the lives of Connecticut’s diverse immigrant...

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...