Grantees Midwest + Mountain + 2017 + 2016

Redbird Books to Prisoners

Columbus, OH
2016
Redbird exists to further the abolition of prisons, the prison industrial complex, incarceration, slavery, carceral logics, and cages of all kinds, through prisoner direct-support as well as correspondence...

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...

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 Seed House / La Casa de la Semilla

Wichita, KS
2016, 2015, 2013, 2012
We create an arena for community leaders to develop in their capacity to bring justice, equality and sustainability through innovative collective action.

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...

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...

Twin Cities Free School

St. Paul, MN
2016
The Twin Cities Free School started by two indigenous women, mothers, and community organizers. Twin Cities Free School is an independent school whose mission is to provide an...

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...

USA Cooperative Youth Council

Minneapolis, MN
2016
We the youth, envision a future where all people own and control the resources they need to not only survive but to thrive. As youth, we strongly believe...

Voices of the Sacred

Missoula, MT
2017
Voices of the Sacred 's mission is to support the healing, empowerment and leadership development of Native youth and young adults, by giving voice and experience to those...

Wage Theft Direct Action Campaign

Denver, CO
2017
We are a group of workers and volunteers in Denver, Colorado who fight against wage theft. We use direct action tactics to negotiate and pressure unscrupulous employers so...

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