Grantees Midwest + South + Mid-Atlantic + 2017

Muslims for Social Justice

Raleigh, NC
2017
Muslims for Social Justice (MSJ) was founded in North Carolina in 2013 to offer liberation theology perspective in Islam. Key founding members included Saladin Muhammad (Black Workers for...

Mvskoke Food Sovereignty Initiative

Madison, WI
2017
Mvskoke Food Sovereignty Initiative works to enable the Mvskoke people and their neighbors to provide for their food and health needs now and in the future through sustainable...

National Institute for Healthy Human Spaces

Camden, NJ
2017
National Institute for Healthy Human Spaces is an advocacy organization for environmental justice communities inordinately affected by environmental racism and overburdened by environmental degradation, especially in communities of...

Orleans Parish Prison Reform Coalition

New Orleans, LA
2017
The mission of Orleans Parish Prison Reform Coalition is to use education and organizing to decrease incarceration, increase oversight, and improve the conditions in Orleans Parish Prison, emphasizing...

Palestinian Youth Movement

New York, NY
2018, 2017, 2015
The Palestinian Youth Movement (“PYM”) is a transnational, independent, grassroots movement of young Palestinians in Palestine and in exile worldwide as a, result of the ongoing Zionist colonization...

People's Justice League

Athens, OH
2017
People’s Justice League is a grassroots community organization working to support safe streets, campuses, establishments, and gathering places in Southeast Ohio through community education and activism. We know...

People’s Justice League

Rutland, OH
2017
People’s Justice League is a grassroots community organization working to support safe streets, campuses, establishments, and gathering places in Southeast Ohio through community education and activism. We know...

Pioneer Winter Collective, Inc.

Miami, FL
2017
Pioneer Winter Collective democratizes performance through the unexpected and promotes the performing arts as an anchor for social commentary: unexpected bodies in unexpected places, producing unexpected change.

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,...

Racial Justice NOW!

Dayton, OH
2017, 2015
Racial Justice NOW! (RJN) is shaping Black parents to become leaders in how their children are educated. We are committed to dismantling structural and institutional racism in all...

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...

Reviving the Islamic Sisterhood for Empowerment

Minneapolis, MN
2017
The mission of the Sisterhood is to amplify the voice and power of Muslim women. We do that by building a network, storytelling, leadership development, and community engagement...

Sex Workers Outreach Project-Chicago

Chicago, IL
2018, 2017, 2015
Sex Workers Outreach Project Chicago [SWOP-Chicago] is an organization dedicated to improving the lives of current and former sex workers in the Chicago area, on and off of...

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...

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