Grantees Environment + Police Accountability + South

BreakOUT!

New Orleans, LA
2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
BreakOUT! seeks to end the criminalization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth to build a safer and more just New Orleans.We build on the rich...

Concerned Citizens for Justice

Chattanooga, TN
2017
Concerned Citizens for Justice (CCJ) was originally founded in August of 1984 by Maxine Cousin, Annie Thomas, and Ms. Thomas' two daughters, Lisa and Lydia. The organization was...

Concerned Citizens of Richmond County

Hamlet, NC
2015
In 2013 three brave African American women came together with the help of o Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League and founded Concerned Citizens of Richmond County in south...

Glynn Environmental Coalition

Brunswick, GA
2013
Glynn Environmental Coalition is committed to assuring a clean environment and healthy economy for citizens of Coastal Georgia. For more than 18 years, we have worked diligently to...

Melange

Morristown, TN
2015
Melange hosts and organizes multicultural art, media and educational exhibits, events and performances for the general public with the goal of promoting equality, inclusion and community building. The...

National Coalition to Combat Police Terrorism

Snellville, GA
2016
The National Coalition to Combat Police Terrorism (NCCPT) is comprised of grassroots activists, organizations, attorneys and Hip Hop artists. NCCPT is seeking to abolish police occupation and terrorism...

Sand Mountain Concerned Citizens

Ider, AL
2013, 2012, 2011
Sand Mountain Concerned Citizens was formed to oppose the proliferation of corporate factory hog farms in densely populated rural areas, near rivers and streams and recreational waters, and...

South Carolina Progressive Network

Columbia, SC
2012, 2013, 2014
The South Carolina Progressive Network is a coalition of grassroots activists who have joined forces to promote social and economic justice in the Palmetto State. Created in 1995...

Student Environmental Action Coalition (SEAC)

Lexington, KY
2016
The SEAC believes individuals that want to change the world they live in, can do so efficiently, and more importantly, creatively, if they work within groups that have...

Tennessee Alliance for Progress

Nashville, TN
2011
TAP was created in October 2001. Our mission is to build a prosperous, sustainable economy that benefits all Tennesseans. TAP believes that we need to articulate a hopeful...

The STAY Project (Stay Together Appalachian Youth!)

New Market, TN
2017, 2014
The STAY Project (Stay Together Appalachian Youth) is a diverse regional network of young people throughout Central Appalachia who are working together to advocate for and actively participate...

United Mountain Defense

Knoxville, TN
2011
UMD utilizes volunteers, community members, lay scientists, and legal and environmental professionals to achieve three crucial goals: 1) Identify, document, and publicize environmental impacts in TN, 2) Educate...