Grantees 2017 + New England

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...

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...

Fuerza Laboral - Power of Workers

Central Falls, RI
2017, 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
2017, 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...

Neighbors United for a Better East Boston

Boston, MA
2017
Neighbors United for a Better East Boston (NUBE) is an organization that develops abundant leaders who support social transformation and shifting political power. Our leaders organize and advocate...

Springfield No One Leaves

Springfield, MA
2017, 2016, 2014, 2012
Springfield No One Leaves is a grassroots member-led organization in Springfield, Massachusetts. We organize residents most directly impacted by the housing crisis and economic inequality to build collective...

Survivor Theater Project

Cambridge, MA
2017
Survivor Theatre Project brings survivors themselves into the center of the effort to break silence and end sexual violence through empowerment, creativity, and public performance. Performances are engaging,...

Young Abolitionists

Boston, MA
2017, 2016
Young Abolitionists (YA) is a youth-led grassroots collective from Boston that formed in 2012 from a group of friends that came together to build resistance against the prison...