Grantees Transportation + Creative Resistance + Midwest + West

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...

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...

CIRCA Pintig

Chicago, IL
2018
CIRCA Pintig is a community arts organization dedicated to the development and popularization of community arts. Pintig which means pulse in Pilipino, was founded in April 1991, with...

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...

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...

Faith Voices for Jefferson City

Jefferson City, MO
2014
Missouri Faith Voices gathers and equips a diverse and non-partisan, state-wide network of congregations and faith based community organizations to positively impact issues affecting Missouri’s communities. We believe...

Fender Bender Detroit

Detroit, MI
2013
Fender Bender Detroit is a women, queer, and trans* centered bicycle workspace rooted in justice principles. We organize as a collective and operate through consensus decision-making. We depend...

Groundswell: Oral History for Social Change

Detroit, MI
2018, 2017
Groundswell: Oral History for Social Change is a network of oral historians, activists, cultural workers, community organizers, and documentary artists that use oral history to further movement building...

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...

Milwaukee Transit Riders Union

Milwaukee, WI
2014
The Milwaukee Transit Riders Union is an organization of bus riders fighting for a safe, efficient, accountable, and affordable transit system. We view our fight as part of...

Multicultural Communities for Mobility

Los Angeles, CA
2016
MCM exists to improve the quality of life for underserved low-income communities of color by empowering and engaging community leaders at the local level to advocate & educate...

North End Woodward Community Coalition (NEWCC)

Detroit, MI
2015, 2014
NEWCC is a community based coalition composed of faith-based organizations, businesses and residents who deserve to be heard and included in the decisions that impact the transportation needs...

Practicing Freedom Collective

Oakland, CA
2014
Practicing Freedom supports communities to generate and enact their own solutions while strengthening their relationships through Popular Education practices. We amplify the liberatory, participatory and humanizing potential of...

Qilombo

Oakland, CA
2017, 2015
The project, which was initially called The Holdout, was started in 2011 by a group of mostly white anarchists as a social space, events space, bookstore and bike...

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