Grantees 2016 + Education + Global Justice

1Love Movement

Philadelphia, PA
1Love Movement formed in response to a deportation crisis that targeted Cambodian-Americans with past criminal convictions in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. What began as a campaign to release loved ones...


New York, NY
2017, 2016
AF3IRM is a national organization of women engaged in transnational feminist, anti-imperialist activism and dedicated to the fight against oppression in all its forms. AF3IRM’s diverse, multi-ethnic membership...

Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera

Austin, TX
2017, 2016, 2014, 2013
Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera seeks to address conditions of social and economic injustice along the Texas/Mexico border particularly as they affect women and communities of color,...

Boston-area Youth Organizing Project

Boston, MA
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...

Contact Center

Cincinnati, OH
2017, 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...

Detroit Independent Freedom Schools Movement (DIFS

Detroit, MI
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...

Family Farm Defenders

Madison, WI
2017, 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...


Oakland, CA
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...

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.

Twin Cities Free School

St. Paul, MN
The Twin Cities Free School started by two indigenous women, mothers, and community organizers. Twin Cities Free School is an independent school whose mission is to provide an...


Tucson, AZ
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
UNIDOS is a new youth coalition of students from local Tucson high schools, alumni and community members, demanding our educational human rights. UNIDOS was created in response to...

Youth Justice and Power Union

Boston, MA
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013
Youth Justice and Power Union unites youth and youth organizations to build a youth movement in Boston. We are a group led by youth and young adults and...

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...