Grantees 2015 + New England

Arise for Social Justice

Springfield, MA
2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
We're a Western MA low-income rights organization which believes we have the right to speak for ourselves. Our members are poor, homeless, at-risk, working, unemployed and people pushed...

Beantown Society

Boston, MA
2016, 2015
The vision of Beantown Society is to unite youth in Boston across race, class, culture, and neighborhood to end youth violence. We believe in changing youth's oppression, neglect-ion,...

Connecticut Students for a DREAM

Bridgeport, CT
2015, 2014
Connecticut Students for a DREAM is a statewide organization of DREAMers and alies that seek to empower undocumented students and their families by advocating for their rights and...

Families for Justice as Healing

Boston, MA
2016, 2015, 2014
At Families for Justice as Healing (FJAH) we organize formerly incarcerated women to join the movement toward creating alternatives to mass incarceration. Our membership advocates for community wellness,...

Fuerza Laboral - Power of Workers

Central Falls, RI
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
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...

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...

Intelligent Mischief

Boston, MA
2015, 2014
The work of Intelligent Mischief is to connect the skills, technology, and innovation of the "creative class" to the skills, strategies, and innovation the "creative roots" through social...

Maine Prisoner Advocacy Coalition (MPAC)

Blue Hill, ME
2016, 2015
*Banner created by ARRT! (https://vimeo.com/92197599) The Maine Prisoner Advocacy Coalition (MPAC) is comprised of Maine prisoners, their friends and families, victims of crime, and others committed to ethical,...

National Alliance of HUD Tenants

Boston, MA
2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
Founded in 1991, National Alliance of HUD Tenants (NAHT) is the first national membership organization of resident groups advocating for 2.1 million lower income families in privately-owned, HUD-assisted...

Prison Birth Project

Northampton, MA
2015, 2014, 2013
When the gender-specific jail opened in Chicopee in 2008, co-founders Lisa Andrews and Marianne Bullock understood that incarcerated women are not offered the full spectrum of reproductive options,...

Providence Student Union

Providence, RI
2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
The Providence Student Union (PSU) is a youth-led student organizing program whose mission is to build the collective power of students across Providence to ensure youth have a...

Resilient Sisterhood Project

Boston, MA
2015, 2014
The Resilient Sisterhood Project’s mission is to educate and empower women of African descent regarding common but rarely discussed diseases of the reproductive system that disproportionately affect them...

Southern Maine Workers' Center

Portland, ME
2016, 2015, 2013
The Southern Maine Workers’ Center is a nonprofit membership organization committed to creating a grassroots, people-powered movement that improves the lives, working conditions, and terms of employment for...

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