Grantees South + Mid-Atlantic + Youth

BreakOUT!

New Orleans, LA
2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
BreakOUT! seeks to end the criminalization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth to build a safer and more just New Orleans.We build on the rich...

Countywide Family Development Center

Laurel, MS
2017, 2015, 2012, 2011
Countywide Family Development Center addresses zero tolerance and similar policies in the local schools that push kids into the juvenile justice system.

InMyWords

Brooklyn, NY
2018
InMyWords is a youth-led campaign to reimagine justice and healing for all sexual harm survivors and to fight for solutions at the scale of the problem.

Kentucky Dream Coalition

Louisville, KY
2013
The Kentucky Dream Coalition believes everyone should have the opportunity to go to college and better themselves. Everyday we educate, and advocate and empower immigrant youth. The Kentucky...

NC FIELD

Kinston, NC
2014
NC FIELD’s vision is to improve the quality of life for farmworkers by increasing dignity and respect throughout the community. We aim to end child labor in agriculture...

Palestinian Youth Movement

New York, NY
2018, 2017, 2015
The Palestinian Youth Movement (“PYM”) is a transnational, independent, grassroots movement of young Palestinians in Palestine and in exile worldwide as a, result of the ongoing Zionist colonization...

Sudden Movement

Birmingham, AL
2012
Suddent Movement is a student-led group organizing students, faculty, and alumni at private colleges to demand fair policies regarding undocumented immigrant youth (DREAMers)

The Color of Education

Georgetown, KY
2016
Color of Education is an organization focuses on aiding minority students to be college ready and successful in postsecondary education.

The Future Foundation

Washington, DC
2018
Founded in 2012, The Future Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in the Anacostia area of Washington, D.C. We empower and activate “future adults” (13-21 years of age)...

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...

Ugnayan Youth for Justice and Social Change

Queens, NY
2014
Ugnayan Youth for Justice and Social Change (Ugnayan Youth) is a comprehensive grassroots organization of Filipino/Filipino American youth based in New York and New Jersey. Through collective leadership,...

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...

Youth Organizing Institute

Durham, NC
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
The Youth Organizing Institute (YOI) is a popular education leadership development program centered on empowering the lives and experiences of young people. We aim to stop racism and...