Grantees 2017 + Racial Justice

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...

Above Waters Project

Golden, CO
2017
The mission of the Above Waters Project is to support and protect those currently and formerly incarcerated within the US penal system. We understand that grave injustice exists...

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...

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...

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...

Black Sovereign Nation

Austin, TX
2017
Black Sovereign Nation utilizes direct action, cooperative economics and community outreach initiatives to empower people of color. The struggle for Black liberation is built upon many philosophies and...

Center for Popular Research, Education and Policy

Pinole, CA
2017
Center for Popular Research, Education and Policy (C-PREP) conducts participatory research, capacity building and policy with people who want to restore vitality in their communities. C-PREP addresses the...

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...

Concerned Citizens for Justice

Chattanooga, TN
2017
Concerned Citizens for Justice (CCJ) was originally founded in August of 1984 by Maxine Cousin, Annie Thomas, and Ms. Thomas' two daughters, Lisa and Lydia. The organization was...

Countywide Family Development Center

Laurel, MS
2017, 2015, 2012, 2011
Countywide Family Development Center addresses zero tolerance and similar policies in the local schools that push kids into the juvenile justice system.

CTCORE-Organize Now!

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

Denver Justice Project

Denver, CO
2017
The Denver Justice Project works with historically marginalized communities to address systemic racism by transforming law enforcement and the structure of the criminal justice system through intersectional movement...

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...

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...

Georgia Muslim Voter Project

Duluth, GA
2017
The Georgia Muslim Voter Project was founded in late 2015, in response to the growing anti-Muslim rhetoric that was prevalent in mainstream politics and the low rates of...

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