Grantees Midwest + West + 2017

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...

San Francisco Living Wage Coalition

San Francisco, CA
2017
The Living Wage Coalition is a grassroots movement of low-wage workers and their allies fighting for economic justice. We have been struggling since 1998 to change political priorities...

Sex Workers Outreach Project-Chicago

Chicago, IL
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...

Stop LAPD Spying Coalition

Los Angeles, CA
2018, 2017, 2015
In March of 2008 the Los Angeles Police Department issued Special Order 11 (SO 11), which authorizes LAPD officers to gather intelligence based on “observed behavior.” Behaviors include...

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 Freedom Archives

San Francisco, CA
2017
The Freedom Archives is an educational media archive dedicated to the preservation and dissemination of historical medias documenting progressive movements and culture and our mission can be summarized...

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 Student Educational Resources

Monterey Park, CA
2017
Trans Student Educational Resources is a youth-led organization dedicated to transforming the educational environment for trans and gender nonconforming students through advocacy and empowerment. In addition to our...

United Taxidrivers Community Council

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

Valley Improvement Projects

Modesto, CA
2017, 2014
Valley Improvement Projects aims to improve the quality of life of underrepresented and marginalized residents of California’s Central Valley, by promoting social and environmental issues through youth outreach,...

We Advocate Thorough Environmental Review (W.A.T.E.R.)

Mt. Shasta, CA
2017
We Advocate Thorough Environmental Review's primary objective is to advocate for the protection of the environment and natural resources; defend against corporate privatization of natural resources; and encourage...

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