Grantees Creative Resistance + Health + 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...

Beantown Society

Boston, MA
2017, 2016, 2015
The vision of Beantown Society is to unite youth in Boston across race, class, culture, and neighborhood to end youth violence. We believe in changing youth's oppression, neglect-ion,...

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...

Desiree Alliance

Fort Smith, AR
2015
The Desiree Alliance is a diverse, sex worker-led network of organizations, communities and individuals across the US working in harm reduction, direct services, political advocacy and health services...

Intelligent Mischief

Boston, MA
2017, 2015, 2014
The work of Intelligent Mischief is to connect the skills, technology, and innovation of the "creative class" to the skills, strategies, and innovation the "creative roots" through social...

Kentucky Health Justice Network

Louisville, KY
2015
KHJN supports Kentuckians towards achieving autonomy in our lives and justice for our communities.We advocate, educate, and provide direct services to ensure all Kentucky communities and individuals have...

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...

Melange

Morristown, TN
2015
Melange hosts and organizes multicultural art, media and educational exhibits, events and performances for the general public with the goal of promoting equality, inclusion and community building. The...

Movement Mastery

Hialeah, FL
2015
Movement Mastery is committed to supporting social movements to build the critical masses of active popular support required to deliver the changes we are fighting for. Our work...

Prison Birth Project

Northampton, MA
2015, 2014, 2013
When the gender-specific jail opened in Chicopee in 2008, co-founders Lisa Andrews and Marianne Bullock understood that incarcerated women are not offered the full spectrum of reproductive options,...

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...

Resilient Sisterhood Project

Boston, MA
2015, 2014
The Resilient Sisterhood Project’s mission is to educate and empower women of African descent regarding common but rarely discussed diseases of the reproductive system that disproportionately affect them...

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...

Southern Maine Workers' Center

Portland, ME
2016, 2015, 2013
The Southern Maine Workers’ Center is a nonprofit membership organization committed to creating a grassroots, people-powered movement that improves the lives, working conditions, and terms of employment for...