Grantees Creative Resistance + LGBTQ

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...

Project Ava

Colorado Springs, CO
2018
Project Ava is a media nonprofit providing a platform for those of underrepresented identities to share their stories to spark progressive dialogue.

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...

Queer Detainee Empowerment Project

Brooklyn, NY
2016, 2014
The Queer Detainee Empowerment Project (QDEP), an Alternative-to-Detention program for queer, trans, and HIV+ immigrant detainees, asylees, and their families across the United States. QDEP supports folks in...

Queerocracy

Brooklyn, NY
2013, 2012
QUEEROCRACY is an activist organization cultivating the leadership of queer folks and people living with HIV/AIDS in NYC. Through direct action organizing, membership led advocacy campaigns, educational trainings...

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...

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...

Reflect and Strengthen

Boston, MA
2012
Reflect and Strengthen's (R&S) mission is for young, working-class women, ages 14-30 from Boston's urban neighborhoods to create and nurture environments for positive social change through creative expression,...

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,...

Richmonders Involved to Strengthen our Communities (RISC)

Richmond, VA
2018
Richmonders Involved to Strengthen our Communities (RISC) is a grassroots congregation-based organization comprising diverse congregations throughout the Greater Richmond region. With 22 diverse member congregations, RISC represents over...

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...

Semillas

San Juan, PR
2018
In Borikén/Puerto Rico, our trans, gender non-conforming and queer communities are facing many obstacles to our survival, and not only due to Mariá. Our biggest challenges are: housing,...

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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