Grantees 2017

Trans Student Educational Resources

Monterey Park, CA
2017
Trans Student Educational Resources is a youth-led organization dedicated to transforming the educational environment for trans and gender nonconforming students through advocacy and empowerment. In addition to our...

Trans(forming)

East Point, GA
2017
Trans(forming) is an intergenerational metro Atlanta membership-based organization led primarily by and for trans, intersex, and gender non-conforming people of color, assigned female at birth. Through advocacy, education,...

United Taxidrivers Community Council

Chicago, IL
2017
United Taxidrivers Community Council mission is to increase the prestige of the taxi driving profession through community service, education, and awareness, and to work towards the economic progress...

Urban Survivors Union

Greensboro, NC
2017, 2016
The Urban Survivor’s Union (USU) is a grassroots coalition dedicated to insuring respect, dignity, and social justice for our community. We contest the dominant culture’s misguided attitudes and...

Valley Improvement Projects

Modesto, CA
2017, 2014
Valley Improvement Projects aims to improve the quality of life of underrepresented and marginalized residents of California’s Central Valley, by promoting social and environmental issues through youth outreach,...

Wage Theft Direct Action Campaign

Denver, CO
2017
We are a group of workers and volunteers in Denver, Colorado who fight against wage theft. We use direct action tactics to negotiate and pressure unscrupulous employers so...

We Advocate Thorough Environmental Review (W.A.T.E.R.)

Mt. Shasta, CA
2017
We Advocate Thorough Environmental Review's primary objective is to advocate for the protection of the environment and natural resources; defend against corporate privatization of natural resources; and encourage...

Young Abolitionists

Boston, MA
2017, 2016
Young Abolitionists (YA) is a youth-led grassroots collective from Boston that formed in 2012 from a group of friends that came together to build resistance against the prison...

Youth Art & Self-Empowerment Project

Philadelphia, PA
2017, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
The Youth Art & Self-Empowerment Project was created created in 2004. YASP has provided ongoing, year-round workshops for youth under 18 in the Philadelphia Prison System's adult jails...

Youth Organizing Institute

Durham, NC
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
The Youth Organizing Institute (YOI) is a popular education leadership development program centered on empowering the lives and experiences of young people. YOIWe aim to stop racism and...

Youth Rise Texas

Austin, TX
2017
Youth Rise Texas is an Austin, Texas based organization, largely comprised of young women and queer youth of color, who have been impacted by the incarceration or deportation...

Zoom in Korea

New York, NY
2017
Zoom in Korea is an online resource that progressive minded individuals and groups interested in Korean issues as well as other U.S.-based media can access for timely updates...

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