Grantees 2017

Seattle Young People's Project

Seattle, WA
2017, 2015, 2013
The Seattle Young People’s Project is a youth-led, adult supported social justice organization that empowers youth (ages 13-18) to express themselves and to take action on the issues...

Sex Workers Outreach Project-Chicago

Chicago, IL
2017, 2015
Sex Workers Outreach Project Chicago [SWOP-Chicago] is an organization dedicated to improving the lives of current and former sex workers in the Chicago area, on and off of...

Soil Generation

Philadelphia, PA
2017
Soil Generation is a black-led, grassroots coalition of radical community gardeners and urban farmers working to build a hyper-local food system in Philadelphia that promotes health and equity...

South King County Discipline Coalition

Seattle, WA
2017
Disproportionate discipline too often puts students, particularly Black and Brown students, on a path to prison rather that promoting college and career success. The Discipline Coalition believes this...

Southside Worker Center

Tucson, AZ
2017
The Southside Worker Center supports a community of worker-leaders building collective power and raising the standards of worker conditions so that members can take part in dignified work...

Springfield No One Leaves

Springfield, MA
2017, 2016, 2014, 2012
Springfield No One Leaves is a grassroots member-led organization in Springfield, Massachusetts. We organize residents most directly impacted by the housing crisis and economic inequality to build collective...

Stop LAPD Spying Coalition

Los Angeles, CA
2017, 2015
In March of 2008 the Los Angeles Police Department issued Special Order 11 (SO 11), which authorizes LAPD officers to gather intelligence based on “observed behavior.” Behaviors include...

Survivor Theater Project

Cambridge, MA
2017
Survivor Theatre Project brings survivors themselves into the center of the effort to break silence and end sexual violence through empowerment, creativity, and public performance. Performances are engaging,...

Texans United for Families

Austin, TX
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
Texans United for Families (TUFF) came together during the fight to end family detention at the T. Don Hutto Detention Center, just north of Austin. TUFF is a...

The Circle of Peace Movement

St. Paul, MN
2017
The Circle of Peace Movement (TCOPM) grows from an effort by Russel and Sarah Balenger in the Rondo neighborhood of St. Paul, Minnesota, in February 2010. Working to...

The Communiversity

Rocky Mount, NC
2017
The Communiversity serves as the people's education arm of workers' rights and power, universal health care, and black liberation organizing campaigns in partnership with Black Workers For Justice...

The Freedom Archives

San Francisco, CA
2017
The Freedom Archives is an educational media archive dedicated to the preservation and dissemination of historical medias documenting progressive movements and culture and our mission can be summarized...

The STAY Project (Stay Together Appalachian Youth!)

New Market, TN
2017, 2014
The STAY Project (Stay Together Appalachian Youth) is a diverse regional network of young people throughout Central Appalachia who are working together to advocate for and actively participate...

The West Virginia Trainers Project

Across the State, WV
2017
A team of West Virginia organizers and trainers are spearheading a new pilot project in the state to develop a cohort of place-based social justice trainers that are...

Toxic Taters Coalition

Callaway, MN
2017, 2016, 2014
We are a coalition in the potato-growing areas of central and north central Minnesota. We came together starting in 2005. We have experienced health effects from pesticide drift...

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