Grantees Midwest + South + Southwest + 2017

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...

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.

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 Salmon Arts

Austin, TX
2017
Red Salmon Arts (RSA) is a cultural arts organization, with a thirty-year history of working with the indigenous neighborhoods of Austin. RSA is dedicated to the development of...

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...

Rhizome Collective

Austin, TX
2017
Rhizome Collective is dedicated to providing a space for community building through skill sharing, cultural arts education, and expression, centered around issues of social justice, health, wellness, nutrition,...

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...

Southside Worker Center

Tucson, AZ
2017
The Southside Worker Center supports a community of worker-leaders building collective power and raising the standards of worker conditions so that members can take part in dignified work...

Texans United for Families

Austin, TX
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
Texans United for Families (TUFF) came together during the fight to end family detention at the T. Don Hutto Detention Center, just north of Austin. TUFF is a...

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 Communiversity

Rocky Mount, NC
2017
The Communiversity serves as the people's education arm of workers' rights and power, universal health care, and black liberation organizing campaigns in partnership with Black Workers For Justice...

The STAY Project (Stay Together Appalachian Youth!)

New Market, TN
2017, 2014
The STAY Project (Stay Together Appalachian Youth) is a diverse regional network of young people throughout Central Appalachia who are working together to advocate for and actively participate...

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