Grantees Midwest + Veterans + Economic Justice + 2015

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...

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...

Contact Center

Cincinnati, OH
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
Located in one of Cincinnati's poorest neighborhoods, the Contact Center has a forty one year history of community service and organizing. We work on the local, state and...

Family Farm Defenders

Madison, WI
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
Family Farm Defenders began as an outgrowth of two national grass-roots campaigns: demanding a national referendum to end the mandatory check-off on raw milk that funds the lobby...

New Work Collective Detroit

Detroit, MI
2015
The New Work Collective of Detroit promotes a "New Economy", "New Work", and a "New Culture" of work as a constructive response to unemployment due to the de-industrialization...

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,...

Sex Workers Outreach Project-Chicago

Chicago, IL
2017, 2015
Sex Workers Outreach Project Chicago [SWOP-Chicago] is an organization dedicated to improving the lives of current and former sex workers in the Chicago area, on and off of...

Welfare Warriors

Milwaukee, WI
2017, 2015, 2014, 2013
The Welfare Warriors are mothers and children in poverty who have joined together to make our voices heard in all policies affecting families in poverty, the larger community,...

Workers Center for Racial Justice

Chicago, IL
2015, 2013
The Workers Center for Racial Justice works to increase access to quality jobs and strengthen working conditions and job security for Black workers and the families and communities...