Grantees Youth + South


New Orleans, LA
2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
BreakOUT! seeks to end the criminalization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth to build a safer and more just New Orleans.We build on the rich...

Countywide Family Development Center

Laurel, MS
2017, 2015, 2012, 2011
Countywide Family Development Center addresses zero tolerance and similar policies in the local schools that push kids into the juvenile justice system.

Kentucky Dream Coalition

Louisville, KY
The Kentucky Dream Coalition believes everyone should have the opportunity to go to college and better themselves. Everyday we educate, and advocate and empower immigrant youth. The Kentucky...


Kinston, NC
NC FIELD’s vision is to improve the quality of life for farmworkers by increasing dignity and respect throughout the community. We aim to end child labor in agriculture...

Sudden Movement

Birmingham, AL
Suddent Movement is a student-led group organizing students, faculty, and alumni at private colleges to demand fair policies regarding undocumented immigrant youth (DREAMers)

The Color of Education

Georgetown, KY
Color of Education is an organization focuses on aiding minority students to be college ready and successful in postsecondary education.

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...

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...