Grantees Southwest + West + 2017

Justice Overcoming Boundaries

San Diego, CA
2017
Justice Overcoming Boundaries was founded in 2004 to build a local organization that would build greater political power among Latino immigrants and other low income people of color...

9 to 5 Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA
2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011
9to5's mission is to build a movement for economic justice, by engaging directly affected women to improve working conditions.

Alianza Indigena Sin Fronteras

Tucson, AZ
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013
Our mission is to affirm the rights of indigenous peoples, their right to self determination, their collective human and civil rights, the rights of sovereignty and the protection...

All of Us or None – Riverside

Corona, CA
2017, 2016, 2014, 2012
All of Us Or None is a national organizing initiative of prisoners, formerly incarcerated people, friends and loved ones that organize and take action to end the discrimination...

API Equality - Northern California

San Francisco, CA
2018, 2017
API Equality – Northern California builds LGBTQ API power to amplify our voices and increase visibility of our communities. Through organizing, we inspire and train leaders, establish intergenerational...

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,...

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...

California Coalition for Women Prisoners

San Francisco, CA
2017, 2015, 2014
CCWP is a grassroots social justice organization, with members inside and outside prison, that challenges the institutional violence imposed on women, transgender people, and communities of color by...

Center for Popular Research, Education and Policy

Pinole, CA
2017
Center for Popular Research, Education and Policy (C-PREP) conducts participatory research, capacity building and policy with people who want to restore vitality in their communities. C-PREP addresses the...

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...

Critical Resistance Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012
Critical Resistance seeks to build an international movement to end the Prison Industrial Complex by challenging the belief that caging and controlling people makes us safe. We believe...

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...

Global Women's Strike / LA

Los Angeles, CA
2018, 2017, 2015
The Global Women's Strike is a grassroots network with national co-ordinations in a number of countries. Invest in caring not killing is our strategy for change. We campaign...

L.A. Rooted

Los Angeles, CA
2017, 2015, 2014
L.A. Rooted is a grassroots summer youth program which aims to cultivate youth leadership in the areas of environmental stewardship, community empowerment, food sovereignty and self-care. L.A. Rooted...

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