Grantees

Arise for Social Justice

Springfield, MA
2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
We're a Western MA low-income rights organization which believes we have the right to speak for ourselves. Our members are poor, homeless, at-risk, working, unemployed and people pushed...

Black and Pink

Boston, MA
2012, 2014
Black & Pink is an open family of LGBTQ prisoners and “free world” allies who support each other. Our work toward the abolition of the prison industrial complex...

Fight for Lifers – West

Pittsburgh, PA
2012, 2013, 2014
Fight for Lifers West is dedicated to supporting people sentenced to life without parole and their loved ones, while striving to improve the criminal justice system and building...

Human Rights Coalition

Philadelphia, PA
2017, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
The Human Rights Coalition (HRC) is a group of predominately prisoners' families, ex-prisoners and some supporters. Our ultimate goal is to abolish prisons. The prison system is based...

Milk Not Jails

Brooklyn, NY
2012, 2013
Milk Not Jails is a volunteer-run, grassroots campaign working to build a new urban-rural alliance in New York State. We are urban and rural residents, prison justice activists,...

National Alliance of HUD Tenants

Boston, MA
2017, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
Founded in 1991, National Alliance of HUD Tenants (NAHT) is the first national membership organization of resident groups advocating for 2.1 million lower income families in privately-owned, HUD-assisted...

New York State Prisoner Justice Network

Albany, NY
2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
The goal of the New York State Prisoner Justice Network is to build our individual and collective strength and to challenge and change New York’s criminal injustice system...

Occupy Homes – Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN
2012, 2013, 2014
Occupy Homes MN is a member-led grassroots organization that identifies housing instability as a result of an economic system that privileges the greed of the richest 1 percent...

Olneyville Neighborhood Association

Providence, RI
2017, 2016, 2014, 2013, 2012
The Olneyville Neighborhood Association began informally in the 1990s in the basement of a local church, as a forum for neighbors in one of Rhode Island's most marginalized...

Operation Welcome Home

Madison, WI
2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
Operation Welcome Home is a community of homeless people and their allies in Madison organizing around the root causes of homelessness. We are fighting for affordable housing, jobs,...

Springfield No One Leaves

Springfield, MA
2018, 2017, 2016, 2014, 2012
Springfield No One Leaves is a grassroots member-led organization in Springfield, Massachusetts. We organize residents most directly impacted by the housing crisis and economic inequality to build collective...

Youth Art & Self-Empowerment Project

Philadelphia, PA
2018, 2017, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
The Youth Art & Self-Empowerment Project was created created in 2004. YASP has provided ongoing, year-round workshops for youth under 18 in the Philadelphia Prison System's adult jails...