Grantees Midwest + Mid-Atlantic + 2017

The Circle of Peace Movement

St. Paul, MN
2017
The Circle of Peace Movement (TCOPM) grows from an effort by Russel and Sarah Balenger in the Rondo neighborhood of St. Paul, Minnesota, in February 2010. Working to...

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...

Tiz Media Foundation

Evanston, IL
2017
The seeds for Tiz Media Foundation (TMF) were planted in the late 1970's when a group of Bell Laboratory scientists opened a science center in Plainfield, New Jersey...

Toxic Taters Coalition

Callaway, MN
2018, 2017, 2016, 2014
We are a coalition in the potato-growing areas of central and north central Minnesota. We came together starting in 2005. We have experienced health effects from pesticide drift...

United Taxidrivers Community Council

Chicago, IL
2017
United Taxidrivers Community Council mission is to increase the prestige of the taxi driving profession through community service, education, and awareness, and to work towards the economic progress...

Welfare Warriors

Milwaukee, WI
2017, 2015, 2014, 2013
The Welfare Warriors are mothers and children in poverty who have joined together to make our voices heard in all policies affecting families in poverty, the larger community,...

Youth Art & Self-Empowerment Project

Philadelphia, PA
2018, 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...

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