Grantees 2017

Fuerza Laboral - Power of Workers

Central Falls, RI
2017, 2016, 2015, 2012, 2011
We are a workers' rights center that organizes workers in our community to end labor exploitation. Based in Central Falls, Rhode Island and founded in 2006, we educate...

Green Mountain Crossroads

Brattleboro, VT
2017, 2015
Green Mountain Crossroads connects rural LGBTQ people to build community, visibility, knowledge and power. Based in Brattleboro, Vermont, we work locally and regionally throughout northern New England. We...

Greensboro Mural Project

Greensboro, NC
2017
The Greensboro Mural Project is an arts organization that engages the people of Greensboro in the process of creating murals through dialogue across the community. The Greensboro Mural...

Groundswell: Oral History for Social Change

Detroit, MI
2017
Groundswell: Oral History for Social Change is a network of oral historians, activists, cultural workers, community organizers, and documentary artists that use oral history to further movement building...

Human Rights Coalition

Philadelphia, PA
2017, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
The Human Rights Coalition (HRC) is a group of predominately prisoners' families, ex-prisoners and some supporters. Our ultimate goal is to abolish prisons. The prison system is based...

L.A. Rooted

Los Angeles, CA
2017, 2015, 2014
L.A. Rooted is a grassroots summer youth program which aims to cultivate youth leadership in the areas of environmental stewardship, community empowerment, food sovereignty and self-care. L.A. Rooted...

Low-Income Self-Help Center

San Jose, CA
2017, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011
The mission of the Low-Income Self-Help Center is: To empower, educate, and organize the diverse low income communities of California's Silicon Valley to fight for our rights in...

Mauna Kea Awareness and Education Hui

Kamuela, HI
2017
Mauna Kea Awareness and Education Hui's mission is ‘to educate and raise the awareness of communities in Hawai’i and beyond on the spiritual, historical, cultural, environmental, and political...

Mirror Image Arts

Edgewater, CO
2017
Mirror Image Arts uses theatre as language to inspire dialogue, encourage awareness and promote action in order to build a strong, compassionate, and empowered community.

Muslims for Social Justice

Raleigh, NC
2017
Muslims for Social Justice (MSJ) was founded in North Carolina in 2013 to offer liberation theology perspective in Islam. Key founding members included Saladin Muhammad (Black Workers for...

Mvskoke Food Sovereignty Initiative

Madison, WI
2017
Mvskoke Food Sovereignty Initiative works to enable the Mvskoke people and their neighbors to provide for their food and health needs now and in the future through sustainable...

National Network for Immigrant & Refugee Rights

Oakland, CA
2017
The National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (NNIRR) works to defend and expand the rights of all immigrants and refugees, regardless of immigration status. Since its founding...

Neighbors United for a Better East Boston

Boston, MA
2017
Neighbors United for a Better East Boston (NUBE) is an organization that develops abundant leaders who support social transformation and shifting political power. Our leaders organize and advocate...

Nimiipuu Protecting the Environment

Lapwai, ID
2017, 2015
Nimiipuu is the English translation for “the people” which is one amongst many names the Nez Perce call ourselves. And- protecting the environment of our traditional lands was...

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