Grantees Racial Justice + Prisoners’ Rights + Media Justice + 2017

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...

Above Waters Project

Golden, CO
2017
The mission of the Above Waters Project is to support and protect those currently and formerly incarcerated within the US penal system. We understand that grave injustice exists...

Above Waters Project

Golden, CO
2017
The mission of the Above Waters Project is to support and protect those currently and formerly incarcerated within the US penal system. We understand that grave injustice exists...

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...

All of Us or None – Riverside

Corona, CA
2017, 2016, 2014, 2012
All of Us Or None is a national organizing initiative of prisoners, formerly incarcerated people, friends and loved ones that organize and take action to end the discrimination...

Alliance for Community Services

Chicago, IL
2017, 2016, 2014, 2013
The Alliance for Community Services has devoted its energy to passionately advocating for the fight for Human Rights, accessible and responsive Human Services, and a social safety net...

Black and Brown Workers Collective (BBWC)

Philadelphia, PA
2017
We the Black and Brown Workers Collective's (BBWC) mission is to actively challenge, resist and dismantle systems of oppression that adversely impact the Black and Brown worker. Thus,...

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...

Black Sovereign Nation

Austin, TX
2017
Black Sovereign Nation utilizes direct action, cooperative economics and community outreach initiatives to empower people of color. The struggle for Black liberation is built upon many philosophies and...

Center for Popular Research, Education and Policy

Pinole, CA
2017
Center for Popular Research, Education and Policy (C-PREP) conducts participatory research, capacity building and policy with people who want to restore vitality in their communities. C-PREP addresses the...

Chippewa Valley Ex-Prisoners Organizing

Eau Claire, WI
2017
ROC Wisconsin is an urgent call to our state to: Restore communities that have been harmed by mass incarceration; Restore families to wholeness and health; Restore balance, fiscal...

Collaborative for the Research on Black Women and Girls

Providence, RI
2017
The Collaborative, through this leadership and advocacy training project, seeks to organize around issues impacting Black girls and women and to develop and advance political education and strategy...

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...

Countywide Family Development Center

Laurel, MS
2017, 2015, 2012, 2011
Countywide Family Development Center addresses zero tolerance and similar policies in the local schools that push kids into the juvenile justice system.

Countywide Family Development Center

Laurel, MS
2017, 2015, 2012, 2011
Countywide Family Development Center addresses zero tolerance and similar policies in the local schools that push kids into the juvenile justice system.

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