Grantees Indigenous Rights + Education

500 Years of Dignity and Resistance

Cleveland, OH
2017, 2014
The Committee of 500 Years of Dignity and Resistance initially formed in 1991 to educate the public about negative stereotyping against the indigenous people in sports and media...

Alianza Indigena Sin Fronteras

Tucson, AZ
2016, 2015, 2014, 2013
Our mission is to affirm the rights of indigenous peoples, their right to self determination, their collective human and civil rights, the rights of sovereignty and the protection...

Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirits (BAAITS)

San Francisco, CA
2015
Bay Area American Indians Two-Spirits (BAAITS) exists to restore and recover the role of Two-Spirit people within the American Indian/First Nations community by creating a forum for the...

Boston-area Youth Organizing Project

Boston, MA
2016
We are an organization of youth, led by youth and supported by adults, who are united by a common purpose: to increase youth power and create positive social...

California Indian Environmental Alliance

Oakland, CA
2016
Our mission is to protect and restore California Indian Peoples’ cultural traditions, ancestral territories, means of subsistence, and environmental health.

Coalition for Educational Justice

Los Angeles, CA
2013, 2011
Coalition for Educational Justice (CEJ) is a grassroots, multiracial, membership organization whose purpose is to advocate for the needs of students, parents, and teachers with a focus on...

Community Education Project of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA
2013
Community Education Project of New Orleans is a diverse collective of families, students, teachers, and community allies nurturing the movement for education justice through grassroots organizing, transformative workshops,...

Contact Center

Cincinnati, OH
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...

Corporation of Newe Sogobia

Austin, NV
2014
Corporation of Newe Sogobia aims to achieve economic and social self-suffiency for the well-being of the Westner Shoshone people.Our goals are to protect the lands, resources and rights...

Detroit Independent Freedom Schools Movement (DIFS

Detroit, MI
2016
The mission of the Detroit Independent Freedom Schools Movement is to create free, African-centered, loving educational experiences for Detroit children and families by mobilizing community volunteers and resources...

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...

Genesis

Oakland, CA
2016
Genesis is a community of member organizations working together for access to opportunity, health and quality education for people throughout the Bay Area. Unifying our member congregations and...

Hawai'i Peace and Justice

Honolulu, HI
2014
Originally founded in 1968, the Hawai’i Area Program of the American Friends Service Committee has become Hawaiʻi Peace and Justice. The work of HPJ draws on the long...

Hearing Youth Voices

New London, CT
2015
We are: A youth-led, action research group What that means: Students learn about the different oppressions they face everyday and find out why the things happen the way...

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