Grantees 2012 + Midwest

Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en la Lucha

Minneapolis, MN
2012, 2011
CTUL organizes low-wage workers from across the Twin Cities to develop leadership and educate one another to build power and lead the struggle for fair wages, better working...

Citizens for Safe Water Around Badger

Merrimac, WI
2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
Citizens for Safe Water Around Badger unifies and strengthens citizens working for a healthy and sustainable future for Wisconsin’s Badger Army Ammunition Plant. The group was organized in...

Civilian Soldier Alliance - Chicago

Chicago, IL
2012
Founded in 2007, the Civilian Soldier Alliance is an organization of civilians working with veterans and active-duty service-members to build a GI resistance movement towards a just foreign...

Family Farm Defenders

Madison, WI
2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
Family Farm Defenders began as an outgrowth of two national grass-roots campaigns: demanding a national referendum to end the mandatory check-off on raw milk that funds the lobby...

GLBT Youth in Iowa Schools Task Force

Des Moines, IA
2012
All students need a safe, supportive atmosphere in which they can learn, including students that are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT). Unfortunately, bullying, harassment, and discrimination against...

Interfaith Alliance of Iowa

Des Moines, IA
2012
Interfaith Alliance of Iowa is made up of people of faith and goodwill from across Iowa who believe in protecting religious freedom, respecting individual rights and uniting the...

Missouri Immigrant and Refugee Advocates

St. Louis, MO
2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
The Missouri Immigrant and Refugee Advocates, a coalition of organizations that recognizes the intrinsic value of all people, organizes and advocates for the basic rights of all immigrants...

NARAL Pro-Choice Missouri

St. Louis, MO
2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
NARAL Pro-Choice Missouri, the state's largest grassroots pro-choice organization, has been working to protect choice for 45 years. Our mission is to develop and sustain a constituency that...

NARAL Pro-Choice Wisconsin

Madison, WI
2012, 2013
NARAL Pro-Choice Wisconsin is the political arm of the pro-choice movement. We believe in a culture of freedom and personal responsibility, and are Wisconsin's leading organization dedicated exclusively...

Occupy Homes – Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN
2012, 2013, 2014
Occupy Homes MN is a member-led grassroots organization that identifies housing instability as a result of an economic system that privileges the greed of the richest 1 percent...

Operation Welcome Home

Madison, WI
2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
Operation Welcome Home is a community of homeless people and their allies in Madison organizing around the root causes of homelessness. We are fighting for affordable housing, jobs,...

Peace Action Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI
2012
Peace Action Wis­con­sin (PAWI) is a peace and jus­tice orga­ni­za­tion dedicated to making the connections between international issues and our local community. We work for a world with...

United Campus Ministry

Athens, OH
2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
UCM's mission is to engage the Ohio University and Athens communities in spiritual growth, community service and work for justice, guided by socially progressive and interfaith values.

Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice

Madison, WI
2013, 2012, 2011
The Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice (WNPJ) was founded in 1991 as a coalition of activist groups and citizens of conscience within Wisconsin. WNPJ facilitates activities, cooperation...