Grantees LGBTQ + Creative Resistance + Youth + Mid-Atlantic

Black Excellence Collective

Newark, NJ
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
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...

Her Philly Moves

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

Movement Netlab

New York, NY
2017
The Movement Netlab is a practice-centered ‘think-make-and-do tank’. We are comprised of movement-based activists, organizers, and researchers whose goal is to help develop powerful conceptual and practical tools...

Palestinian Youth Movement

New York, NY
2017, 2015
The Palestinian Youth Movement (“PYM”) is a transnational, independent, grassroots movement of young Palestinians in Palestine and in exile worldwide as a, result of the ongoing Zionist colonization...

People's Climate Arts

Brooklyn, NY
2016
It takes vision to build a movement. It takes creativity to transform society, and ourselves. We invite you to join us in building bold, innovative and vibrant artists...

Queer Detainee Empowerment Project

Brooklyn, NY
2016, 2014
The Queer Detainee Empowerment Project (QDEP), an Alternative-to-Detention program for queer, trans, and HIV+ immigrant detainees, asylees, and their families across the United States. QDEP supports folks in...

Queerocracy

Brooklyn, NY
2013, 2012
QUEEROCRACY is an activist organization cultivating the leadership of queer folks and people living with HIV/AIDS in NYC. Through direct action organizing, membership led advocacy campaigns, educational trainings...

The West Virginia Trainers Project

Across the State, WV
2017
A team of West Virginia organizers and trainers are spearheading a new pilot project in the state to develop a cohort of place-based social justice trainers that are...

Ugnayan Youth for Justice and Social Change

Queens, NY
2014
Ugnayan Youth for Justice and Social Change (Ugnayan Youth) is a comprehensive grassroots organization of Filipino/Filipino American youth based in New York and New Jersey. Through collective leadership,...

Washington Peace Center

Washington, DC
2014, 2013
The Washington Peace Center is an anti-racist, grassroots, multi-issue organization working for peace, justice, and non-violent social change in the metropolitan Washington D.C. area since 1963. We envision...

Youth Art & Self-Empowerment Project

Philadelphia, PA
2018, 2017, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
The Youth Art & Self-Empowerment Project was created created in 2004. YASP has provided ongoing, year-round workshops for youth under 18 in the Philadelphia Prison System's adult jails...