Grantees Southwest + Midwest + South

Arizona Community Media Foundation

Tempe, AZ
2012
Arizona Community Media Foundation was formed by concerned citizens who desire to provide access to independent, educational, community-focused broadcast media outlets serving Arizona. We exist to provide a...

Arizona Interfaith Alliance for Worker Justice

Phoenix, AZ
2012
AIAWJ challenges workplace injustice by collaborating with, educating, and mobilizing working people, providing direct services and assistance, developing leadership, and advocating for just labor policy and practice. Through...

Assata's Daughters

Chicago, IL
2015
Assata's Daughters is a grassroots, intergenerational, organizing collective of Black women who love and support each other. Inspired by the Radical Monarchs, Assata’s Daughters was started to hold...

Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera

Austin, TX
2017, 2016, 2014, 2013
Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera seeks to address conditions of social and economic injustice along the Texas/Mexico border particularly as they affect women and communities of color,...

Barrio Writers

Austin, TX
2018
Barrio Writers (BW) is a creative writing program founded by author Sarah Rafael García, which provides free college level writing workshops to teenagers in underserved communities. In the...

Black Sovereign Nation

Austin, TX
2017
Black Sovereign Nation utilizes direct action, cooperative economics and community outreach initiatives to empower people of color. The struggle for Black liberation is built upon many philosophies and...

Blights Out

New Orleans, LA
2018, 2017
Blights Out is a collective of artists, activists, and architects working to imagine and design a new model for housing development centered outside the for-profit market; we generate...

Border Agricultural Workers Project

El Paso, TX
2012
The Border Agricultural Workers Project is based in El Paso, Texas and works in the US-México border region around El Paso, Texas. This corner region of the states...

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...

Calumet Project for Industrial Jobs

Hammond, IN
2013
Calumet Project is a involved in community organizing for social change. The vision is to ensure the disadvantaged, low-income, minority populations residing near polluting industries are treated equally...

Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons

Gainesville, FL
2018, 2016
The Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons (FTP) is a collaboration with the Abolitionist Law Center. FTP’s mission is to conduct grassroots organizing, advocacy and direct action to challenge...

Carolina Justice Policy Center

Durham, NC
2011
The Carolina Justice Policy Center is dedicated to developing and promoting effective, equitable and humane solutions to criminal justice problems.

Cayce United

Nashville, TN
2014, 2013
Cayce United is an organized group of residents of the Cayce Place Housing Authority development in Nashville, Tennessee. We work to protect and improve our homes, to secure...

Center for Artistic Revolution

Little Rock, AR
2012
Center for Artistic Revolution is a LGBTQ/SGL centric statewide organization working with diverse communities and allies on Fairness and Equality for ALL Arkansans.

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