Grantees

#NoCopAcademy

Chicago, IL
2019
An effort led by young Black folks in Chicago to stop the construction of a $95 million police academy, and fund communities and youth instead.

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...

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...

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...

Detroit REPRESENT!

Detroit, MI
2015
Detroit REPRESENT! is a small collective of LGBTQ youth of color from Detroit, Michigan. We use media-organizing to creatively transform the oppression faced by Detroit’s LGBTQ youth of...

GLBT Youth in Iowa Schools Task Force

Des Moines, IA
2012
All students need a safe, supportive atmosphere in which they can learn, including students that are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT). Unfortunately, bullying, harassment, and discrimination against...

Interaction Initiative Inc.

Mishawaka, IN
2019
Interaction Initiative Inc. cultivates and advances young people of color and their counter-narratives to build more just and equitable communities through education, activism, and healing.

Interaction Initiative Inc.

Mishawaka, IN
2019
Interaction Initiative Inc. cultivates and advances young people of color and their counter-narratives to build more just and equitable communities through education, activism, and healing.

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...

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