Grantees LGBTQ + Creative Resistance + Mid-Atlantic + West

API Equality - Northern California

San Francisco, CA
2018, 2017
API Equality – Northern California builds LGBTQ API power to amplify our voices and increase visibility of our communities. Through organizing, we inspire and train leaders, establish intergenerational...

Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirits (BAAITS)

San Francisco, CA
2015
Bay Area American Indians Two-Spirits (BAAITS) exists to restore and recover the role of Two-Spirit people within the American Indian/First Nations community by creating a forum for 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...

Black Excellence Collective

Newark, NJ
2018, 2017
The Black Excellence Collective is a black-led grassroots organizing collective that that uses direct action, art, and popular education to uplift and empower queer, transgender and gender non...

BMORE Awesome Inc.

Baltimore, MD
2018, 2017
Bmore Awesome is an independent, socially conscientious record label committed to music by young Baltimore musicians who are empowering others and inspiring change that: 1. Uses music as...

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...

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...

Garden of Peace Project

Pittsburg, PA
2018
Garden of Peace Project was created to uplift, uphold, and empower the narratives and lived experiences of queer and/or trans folks of color. We work to manifest spaces...

Garden of Peace Project

Pittsburg, PA
2018
Garden of Peace Project was created to uplift, uphold, and empower the narratives and lived experiences of queer and/or trans folks of color. We work to manifest spaces...

Gender Justice LA

Los Angeles, CA
2015
Gender Justice LA is a grassroots organization building the the power of the transgender and gender non-conforming community here in LA.

Healing Justice Podcast

Millerton, NY
2018
Healing Justice Podcast is an audio project to democratize access to inspiring stories, leaders, and practices to support our liberation. A story-mapping of the experiments of courageous and...

Her Philly Moves

Philadelphia, PA
2018
Her Philly Moves promotes QTWOC visibility in Philadelphia.

Interlocking Roots

Brooklyn, NY
2018
Interlocking Roots is a group of queer and transgender Black Indigenous People of Color (QTBIPoC) who understand food and land work as anti-oppression work and a pathway to...

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...

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