Grantees Midwest + Southwest + 2017

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...

UNIDOS

Tucson, AZ
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
UNIDOS is a new youth coalition of students from local Tucson high schools, alumni and community members, demanding our educational human rights. UNIDOS was created in response to...

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...

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 Rise Texas

Austin, TX
2017
Youth Rise Texas is an Austin, Texas based organization, largely comprised of young women and queer youth of color, who have been impacted by the incarceration or deportation...

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