Grantees 2015 + Women’s Rights

9 to 5 Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011
9to5's mission is to build a movement for economic justice, by engaging directly affected women to improve working conditions.

Assata's Daughters

Chicago, IL
2015
Assata's Daughters is a grassroots, intergenerational, organizing collective of Black women who love and support each other. Inspired by the Radical Monarchs, Assata’s Daughters was started to hold...

California Coalition for Women Prisoners

San Francisco, CA
2015, 2014
CCWP is a grassroots social justice organization, with members inside and outside prison, that challenges the institutional violence imposed on women, transgender people, and communities of color by...

Desiree Alliance

Fort Smith, AR
2015
The Desiree Alliance is a diverse, sex worker-led network of organizations, communities and individuals across the US working in harm reduction, direct services, political advocacy and health services...

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,...

Global Women's Strike / LA

Los Angeles, CA
2015
The Global Women's Strike is a grassroots network with national co-ordinations in a number of countries. Invest in caring not killing is our strategy for change. We campaign...

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,...

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...

Welfare Warriors

Milwaukee, WI
2015, 2014, 2013
The Welfare Warriors are mothers and children in poverty who have joined together to make our voices heard in all policies affecting families in poverty, the larger community,...

Women Encouraging Empowerment

Revere, MA
2015, 2011
Women Encouraging Empowerment Inc ("WEE") is a responsive and member lead organization that seeks to support its members to understand US society, to take the needed steps to...