Grantees 2017

BMORE Awesome Inc.

Baltimore, MD
2017
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
2017
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
2017
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...

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...

Collaborative for the Research on Black Women and Girls

Providence, RI
2017
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
2017
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
2017
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...

Critical Resistance - New York

New York, NY
2017, 2016
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...

Denver Justice Project

Denver, CO
2017
The Denver Justice Project works with historically marginalized communities to address systemic racism by transforming law enforcement and the structure of the criminal justice system through intersectional movement...

Economic Justice Coalition

Athens, GA
2017, 2016, 2015, 2013, 2011
Economic Justice Coalition (EJC) promotes justice for workers and builds avenues for workers to succeed. Our programs and campaigns are helping workers get a fair wage, helping low-income...

Equality for Flatbush

New York, NY
2017, 2016
Equality for Flatbush (E4F) is a people of color-led, multi-national grassroots organization that does anti-police repression, affordable housing and anti-gentrification organizing in the Flatbush and East Flatbush communities...

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...

Freedom University

Atlanta, GA
2017
Freedom University is a modern-day freedom school based in Atlanta. We provide rigorous college preparation classes, college and scholarship application assistance, and leadership development for undocumented students in...

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