Grantees Midwest + South + Northwest + 2017

Resistance Ecology

Portland, OR
2017
Resistance Ecology intends to help shape the new wave of animal and ecological activism in the United States. We are an organization that prioritizes movement building for animal...

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...

Right 2 Survive

Portland, OR
2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
Right 2 Survive was founded in 2009 and is a direct action group that educates both houseless and housed people on their civil, human, and constitutional rights. We...

Seattle Young People's Project

Seattle, WA
2017, 2015, 2013
The Seattle Young People’s Project is a youth-led, adult supported social justice organization that empowers youth (ages 13-18) to express themselves and to take action on the issues...

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...

South King County Discipline Coalition

Seattle, WA
2017
Disproportionate discipline too often puts students, particularly Black and Brown students, on a path to prison rather that promoting college and career success. The Discipline Coalition believes this...

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...

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...

Trans(forming)

East Point, GA
2018, 2017
Trans(forming) is an intergenerational metro Atlanta membership-based organization led primarily by and for trans, intersex, and gender non-conforming people of color, assigned female at birth. Through advocacy, education,...

United Taxidrivers Community Council

Chicago, IL
2018, 2017
United Taxidrivers Community Council's mission is to increase the prestige of the taxi driving profession through community service, education, and awareness. We also work towards the economic progress...

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