Grantees 2017 + New England + Midwest

500 Years of Dignity and Resistance

Cleveland, OH
2017, 2014
The Committee of 500 Years of Dignity and Resistance initially formed in 1991 to educate the public about negative stereotyping against the indigenous people in sports and media...

Action of Greater Lansing

Lansing, MI
2017
Action of Greater Lansing addresses root causes of community problems by organizing for systemic change. We are not a direct service organization, nor are we a political organization...

Addison County Migrant Ally Group

Middlebury, VT
2017
Addison County Migrant Ally Group is an "organized group of volunteers building a stronger more diverse and inclusive community by providing needed services to and social integration with...

Alliance for Community Services

Chicago, IL
2017, 2016, 2014, 2013
The Alliance for Community Services has devoted its energy to passionately advocating for the fight for Human Rights, accessible and responsive Human Services, and a social safety net...

Beantown Society

Boston, MA
2017, 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,...

Centro Comunitario de Trabajadores

New Bedord, MA
2017
Centro Comunitario de Trabajadores’s (CCT) members come from a variety of countries and backgrounds, and speak different languages but, as suggested by our name, we strive to enhance...

Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign

Chicago, IL
2017, 2015, 2014
The Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign will enforce our human right to housing and continue fighting to stop all economically-motivated evictions in Chicago. We are no longer willing to wait...

Chippewa Valley Ex-Prisoners Organizing

Eau Claire, WI
2017
ROC Wisconsin is an urgent call to our state to: Restore communities that have been harmed by mass incarceration; Restore families to wholeness and health; Restore balance, fiscal...

Collaborative for the Research on Black Women and Girls

Providence, RI
2017
The Collaborative, through this leadership and advocacy training project, seeks to organize around issues impacting Black girls and women and to develop and advance political education and strategy...

Connecticut Immigrant Rights Alliance

New Haven, CT
2017
The Connecticut Immigrant Rights Alliance (CIRA) is a statewide alliance of immigrant,faith, labor, youth, community, business and ally organizations founded to improve the lives of Connecticut’s diverse immigrant...

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...

CTCORE-Organize Now!

New Haven, CT
2017, 2016
CTCORE- Organize Now! is committed to supporting collective action and moving in solidarity with marginalized groups.

ESTHER

Neenah, WI
2017
ESTHER aims to bring together people of faith and communities of faith to build community and to identify and act on issues of injustice. Faith communities covenanting with...

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...

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