Grantees Southwest + Midwest + 2014

Fuerza Unida

San Antonio, TX
2017, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
Fuerza Unida is an organization led by Mexican-American women founded in 1990 by over 600 mostly women garment workers, displaced after Levi’s Strauss left the city of San...

IIRON North

Chicago, IL
2014
The IIRON Education Fund, NFP is a charitable organization devoted to training people to create public lives, to understand, build and exercise power through collective action and to...

Milwaukee Transit Riders Union

Milwaukee, WI
2014
The Milwaukee Transit Riders Union is an organization of bus riders fighting for a safe, efficient, accountable, and affordable transit system. We view our fight as part of...

Missouri Immigrant and Refugee Advocates

St. Louis, MO
2017, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
The Missouri Immigrant and Refugee Advocates, a coalition of organizations that recognizes the intrinsic value of all people, organizes and advocates for the basic rights of all immigrants...

NARAL Pro-Choice Missouri

St. Louis, MO
2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
NARAL Pro-Choice Missouri, the state's largest grassroots pro-choice organization, has been working to protect choice for 45 years. Our mission is to develop and sustain a constituency that...

North End Woodward Community Coalition (NEWCC)

Detroit, MI
2015, 2014
NEWCC is a community based coalition composed of faith-based organizations, businesses and residents who deserve to be heard and included in the decisions that impact the transportation needs...

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...

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,...

Parents United for Responsible Education (PURE)

Chicago, IL
2014
PURE exists to support and assure a high quality public education for all children by informing parents about education issues and parents’ rights, bringing parents into the decision...

Public Health Organization

Chicago, IL
2014
The Public Health Organization (PHO), based in Chicago, Illinois, is a community/labor organization comprised of working class patients, current & retired nurses, nutritionist, clerical workers, physicians, therapists, healthcare...

South Texas Human Rights Center

Falfurrias, TX
2014
The South Texas Human Rights Center is a community based center dedicated to the promotion, protection, defense and exercise of human rights and dignity in South Texas.

Texans United for Families

Austin, TX
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
Texans United for Families (TUFF) came together during the fight to end family detention at the T. Don Hutto Detention Center, just north of Austin. TUFF is a...

The Prison Justice League

Austin, TX
2016, 2014
The Prison Justice League (PJL) envisions a society where the voices of all people regardless of past criminal behavior are included in efforts to create a balanced criminal...

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...

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