Grantees Education + Indigenous Rights + Midwest

500 Years of Dignity and Resistance

Cleveland, OH
2017, 2014
The Committee of 500 Years of Dignity and Resistance initially formed in 1991 to educate the public about negative stereotyping against the indigenous people in sports and media...

Action of Greater Lansing

Lansing, MI
2017
Action of Greater Lansing addresses root causes of community problems by organizing for systemic change. We are not a direct service organization, nor are we a political organization...

Chicago United for Equity

Chicago, IL
2018
Chicago United for Equity works with civic leaders in schools, neighborhoods, and citywide organizations to activate racial equity throughout Chicago. We work with school leaders and local school...

Contact Center

Cincinnati, OH
2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
Located in one of Cincinnati's poorest neighborhoods, the Contact Center has a forty one year history of community service and organizing. We work on the local, state and...

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...

Manidoo Ogitigaan

Bemidji, MN
2019
The mission of Manidoo Ogitigaan is to work with our communities to preserve and revitalize the Spiritual knowledge, language, culture, and ceremonies of the Anishinaabeg to improve our...

Midwest Center for School Transformation

Brooklyn Park, MN
2018
Midwest Center for School Transformation aims to transform schools through the power of collective wisdom, restorative justice, and dynamic narratives.

Mvskoke Food Sovereignty Initiative

Madison, WI
2017
Mvskoke Food Sovereignty Initiative works to enable the Mvskoke people and their neighbors to provide for their food and health needs now and in the future through sustainable...

Native Justice Coalition

Manistee, MI
2018
The Native Justice Coalition was formed in 2016 with the intent of being a platform for healing, social, and racial justice for all Native American people. We seek...

Parents United for Responsible Education (PURE)

Chicago, IL
2014
PURE exists to support and assure a high quality public education for all children by informing parents about education issues and parents’ rights, bringing parents into the decision...

People's Justice League

Athens, OH
2017
People’s Justice League is a grassroots community organization working to support safe streets, campuses, establishments, and gathering places in Southeast Ohio through community education and activism. We know...

Racial Justice NOW!

Dayton, OH
2017, 2015
Racial Justice NOW! (RJN) is shaping Black parents to become leaders in how their children are educated. We are committed to dismantling structural and institutional racism in all...

Switchboard Trainers Network

Minneapolis, MN
2018
Switchboard Trainers Network is committed to training trainers and bringing in trainers that prioritize the principles of equality, empowerment, and solidarity. It is a call for a People...

Twin Cities Free School

St. Paul, MN
2016
The Twin Cities Free School started by two indigenous women, mothers, and community organizers. Twin Cities Free School is an independent school whose mission is to provide an...

Twin Cities Free School

St. Paul, MN
2016
The Twin Cities Free School started by two indigenous women, mothers, and community organizers. Twin Cities Free School is an independent school whose mission is to provide an...

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