Grantees West + Creative Resistance + LGBTQ

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...

Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirits (BAAITS)

San Francisco, CA
2015
Bay Area American Indians Two-Spirits (BAAITS) exists to restore and recover the role of Two-Spirit people within the American Indian/First Nations community by creating a forum for the...

Betti Ono

Oakland, CA
2018
Betti Ono is an experimentally minded hub for art, culture, and community headquartered in Oakland, California that serves as cultural anchor and a safe space for artists of...

Creating Freedom Movements: More Justice, More Joy

Richmond, CA
2018
Creating Freedom Movements is a year-long popular education program that nurtures visionary grassroots leaders who build beloved community, cross-issue solidarity and infrastructures of justice & joy. Bringing together...

Critical Resistance Oakland

Oakland, CA
2018, 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...

Equal Action

Los Angeles, CA
2016
Equal Action is an anti-racist, multigenerational organization that mobilizes the LGBTQ community to join the fight for social justice. Equal Action was created in 2008 when its founders...

Gender Justice LA

Los Angeles, CA
2015
Gender Justice LA is a grassroots organization building the the power of the transgender and gender non-conforming community here in LA.

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...

LAGAI - Queer Insurrection

Pacifica, CA
2018
LAGAI - Queer Insurrection is a small independent radical queer activist group. We started in 1983 as Lesbians and Gays Against Intervention and have been through a bunch...

Practicing Freedom Collective

Oakland, CA
2014
Practicing Freedom supports communities to generate and enact their own solutions while strengthening their relationships through Popular Education practices. We amplify the liberatory, participatory and humanizing potential of...

Pride at Work - San Francisco

San Francisco, CA
2012, 2011
We go by a lot of names– some people know us as the San Francisco chapter of Pride at Work. Some people know us as HAVOQ– usually translated...

Qilombo

Oakland, CA
2017, 2015
The project, which was initially called The Holdout, was started in 2011 by a group of mostly white anarchists as a social space, events space, bookstore and bike...

Queers Undermining Israeli Terrorism (QUIT!)

Pacifica, CA
2015
As queers, we are part of an international movement for human rights that encompasses the movement for Palestinian liberation, and all other liberation movements. Since 2000, QUIT! has...

Somos Familia Valle

Mission Hills, CA
2018
Somos Familia Valle, founded on September 6 of 2014, is our San Fernando Valley community-based organization created and led by local, low-income, first-generation college students who are lesbian,...

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