Grantees 2017 + Mid-Atlantic

AF3iRM NYC

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...

Black Excellence Collective

Newark, NJ
2017
The Black Excellence Collective is a black-led grassroots organizing collective that that uses direct action, art, and popular education to uplift and empower queer, transgender and gender non...

BMORE Awesome Inc.

Baltimore, MD
2017
Bmore Awesome is an independent, socially conscientious record label committed to music by young Baltimore musicians who are empowering others and inspiring change that: 1. Uses music as...

Critical Resistance - New York

New York, NY
2017, 2016
Critical Resistance seeks to build an international movement to end the Prison Industrial Complex by challenging the belief that caging and controlling people makes us safe. We believe...

Equality for Flatbush

New York, NY
2017, 2016
Equality for Flatbush (E4F) is a people of color-led, multi-national grassroots organization that does anti-police repression, affordable housing and anti-gentrification organizing in the Flatbush and East Flatbush communities...

Human Rights Coalition

Philadelphia, PA
2017, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
The Human Rights Coalition (HRC) is a group of predominately prisoners' families, ex-prisoners and some supporters. Our ultimate goal is to abolish prisons. The prison system is based...

Human Rights Coalition - Fed Up!

Pittsburgh, PA
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
FedUp! is the Pittsburgh chapter of the Human Rights Coalition dedicated to upholding the rights of prisoners through providing resources and support, exposing injustices, and building relationships with...

Prison Justice and Whistleblowers Support Campaign

Pittsburgh, PA
2017, 2016
The Prisoner Justice and Whistleblower Support Campaign (PJWSC) developed out of the Dallas 6 Support Campaign, which was organized by prisoners and family members to defend Carrington Keys,...

Red Umbrella Project

New York, NY
2017
The Red Umbrella Project (RedUP) is a small peer-led organization based in Brooklyn, New York, which does community organizing and advocacy to make policy and systemic change to...

Soil Generation

Philadelphia, PA
2017
Soil Generation is a black-led, grassroots coalition of radical community gardeners and urban farmers working to build a hyper-local food system in Philadelphia that promotes health and equity...

The West Virginia Trainers Project

Across the State, WV
2017
A team of West Virginia organizers and trainers are spearheading a new pilot project in the state to develop a cohort of place-based social justice trainers that are...

Youth Art & Self-Empowerment Project

Philadelphia, PA
2017, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
The Youth Art & Self-Empowerment Project was created created in 2004. YASP has provided ongoing, year-round workshops for youth under 18 in the Philadelphia Prison System's adult jails...

Zoom in Korea

New York, NY
2017
Zoom in Korea is an online resource that progressive minded individuals and groups interested in Korean issues as well as other U.S.-based media can access for timely updates...