Grantees Health + Creative Resistance + Southwest + West

Arizona Community Media Foundation

Tempe, AZ
2012
Arizona Community Media Foundation was formed by concerned citizens who desire to provide access to independent, educational, community-focused broadcast media outlets serving Arizona. We exist to provide a...

Barrio Writers

Austin, TX
2018
Barrio Writers (BW) is a creative writing program founded by author Sarah Rafael García, which provides free college level writing workshops to teenagers in underserved communities. In 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...

Faith Action for Community Equity

Kihei, HI
2011
Faith Action for Community Equity (FACE) exists to allow its members to live out our common, faith-based values by engaging in actions that challenge the systems that perpetuate...

Genesis

Oakland, CA
2016
Genesis is a community of member organizations working together for access to opportunity, health and quality education for people throughout the Bay Area. Unifying our member congregations and...

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...

Low-Income Self Help Center

San Jose, CA
2018
Since 1998, the Low-Income Self Help Center (LISHC) empowers, educates and organizes diverse low-income communities of California’s Silicon Valley to fight for their rights in a powerful, loving,...

People's Community Medics

Oakland, CA
2018
The People’s Community Medics (PCM) is a grassroots organization that teaches basic emergency first aid skills free of charge. We were founded in the summer of 2011 by...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

The Freedom Archives

San Francisco, CA
2018, 2017
The Freedom Archives is an educational media archive dedicated to the preservation and dissemination of historical medias documenting progressive movements and culture and our mission can be summarized...

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