Grantees Northwest + Southwest + 2017

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...

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...

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...

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...

Nimiipuu Protecting the Environment

Lapwai, ID
2017, 2015
Nimiipuu is the English translation for “the people” which is one amongst many names the Nez Perce call ourselves. And- protecting the environment of our traditional lands was...

Red Salmon Arts

Austin, TX
2017
Red Salmon Arts (RSA) is a cultural arts organization, with a thirty-year history of working with the indigenous neighborhoods of Austin. RSA is dedicated to the development of...

Resistance Ecology

Portland, OR
2017
Resistance Ecology intends to help shape the new wave of animal and ecological activism in the United States. We are an organization that prioritizes movement building for animal...

Rhizome Collective

Austin, TX
2017
Rhizome Collective is dedicated to providing a space for community building through skill sharing, cultural arts education, and expression, centered around issues of social justice, health, wellness, nutrition,...

Right 2 Survive

Portland, OR
2017, 2016, 2015
Right 2 Survive was founded in 2009 and is a direct action group that educates both houseless and housed people on their civil, human, and constitutional rights. We...

Seattle Young People's Project

Seattle, WA
2017, 2015, 2013
The Seattle Young People’s Project is a youth-led, adult supported social justice organization that empowers youth (ages 13-18) to express themselves and to take action on the issues...

South King County Discipline Coalition

Seattle, WA
2017
Disproportionate discipline too often puts students, particularly Black and Brown students, on a path to prison rather that promoting college and career success. The Discipline Coalition believes this...

Southside Worker Center

Tucson, AZ
2017
The Southside Worker Center supports a community of worker-leaders building collective power and raising the standards of worker conditions so that members can take part in dignified work...

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...

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