Grantees Southwest + Midwest + US/Occupied Territories

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...

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...

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...

Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en la Lucha

Minneapolis, MN
2012, 2011
CTUL organizes low-wage workers from across the Twin Cities to develop leadership and educate one another to build power and lead the struggle for fair wages, better working...

CEPA (Center for Embodied Pedagogy and Action)

San Juan, PR
2018
CEPA offers a physical space of praxis which nurtures our collective and individual capacity to heal from the legacies of colonialism and capitalism. CEPA’s purpose is to build...

Chainbreaker Collective

Sante Fe, NM
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
Chainbreaker is a membership-based economic and environmental justice organization. We work to expand access to affordable transportation and sustainable communities for working people in Santa Fe and surrounding...

Challenger Street Newspaper

Austin, TX
2017
Challenger Street Newspaper's mission "is to empower people in need with economic opportunity and have their viewpoints heard. This paper uplifts and gives information to our most under-represented...

Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign

Chicago, IL
2018, 2017, 2015, 2014
The Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign will enforce our human right to housing and continue fighting to stop all economically-motivated evictions in Chicago. We are no longer willing to wait...

Chicago United for Equity

Chicago, IL
2018
Chicago United for Equity works with civic leaders in schools, neighborhoods, and citywide organizations to activate racial equity throughout Chicago. We work with school leaders and local school...

Chippewa Valley Ex-Prisoners Organizing

Eau Claire, WI
2017
ROC Wisconsin is an urgent call to our state to: Restore communities that have been harmed by mass incarceration; Restore families to wholeness and health; Restore balance, fiscal...

CIRCA Pintig

Chicago, IL
2018
CIRCA Pintig is a community arts organization dedicated to the development and popularization of community arts. Pintig which means pulse in Pilipino, was founded in April 1991, with...

Citizens for Alternatives to Radioactive Dumping

Albuquerque, NM
2014, 2012, 2011
Citizens for Alternatives to Radioactive Dumping (CARD), founded in 1978, is a grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the land and people of New Mexico and the region...

Citizens for Safe Water Around Badger

Merrimac, WI
2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
Citizens for Safe Water Around Badger unifies and strengthens citizens working for a healthy and sustainable future for Wisconsin’s Badger Army Ammunition Plant. The group was organized in...

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