Grantees Creative Resistance + LGBTQ + Women’s Rights + 2016

9 to 5 Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA
2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011
9to5's mission is to build a movement for economic justice, by engaging directly affected women to improve working conditions.

AF3iRM NYC

New York, NY
2018, 2017, 2016
AF3IRM is a national organization of women engaged in transnational feminist, anti-imperialist activism and dedicated to the fight against oppression in all its forms. AF3IRM’s diverse, multi-ethnic membership...

Beantown Society

Boston, MA
2018, 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,...

Cidadão Global

New York, NY
2016
Cidadão Global is a community-based organization dedicated to promoting and defending the human rights of Brazilian immigrants and strengthening citizen participation and political visibility through leadership development, essential...

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...

Detroit Independent Freedom Schools Movement (DIFS

Detroit, MI
2016
The mission of the Detroit Independent Freedom Schools Movement is to create free, African-centered, loving educational experiences for Detroit children and families by mobilizing community volunteers and resources...

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...

Families for Justice as Healing

Boston, MA
2016, 2015, 2014
At Families for Justice as Healing (FJAH) we organize formerly incarcerated women to join the movement toward creating alternatives to mass incarceration. Our membership advocates for community wellness,...

Justice Now!

Oakland, CA
2016
Justice Now is the first teaching law clinic in the country solely focused on the needs of women prisoners. Interns and staff provide legal services in areas of...

People's Climate Arts

Brooklyn, NY
2016
It takes vision to build a movement. It takes creativity to transform society, and ourselves. We invite you to join us in building bold, innovative and vibrant artists...

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...

Stonewall Youth

Olympia, WA
2016
Stonewall Youth is an organization of youth, activists, and allies that empowers lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, questioning, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQQIA) youth to speak for themselves, educate...

The Root Social Justice Center

Brattleboro, VT
2018, 2016
The Root's Purpose: The Root SJC provides a physically and financially accessible space to support and bring together communities working for social justice. We operate collectively to sustain...

Youth Organizing Institute

Durham, NC
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
The Youth Organizing Institute (YOI) is a popular education leadership development program centered on empowering the lives and experiences of young people. We aim to stop racism and...