Grantees Transportation + Education + Midwest

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...

Chicago United for Equity

Chicago, IL
2018
Chicago United for Equity works with civic leaders in schools, neighborhoods, and citywide organizations to activate racial equity throughout Chicago. We work with school leaders and local school...

Contact Center

Cincinnati, OH
2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
Located in one of Cincinnati's poorest neighborhoods, the Contact Center has a forty one year history of community service and organizing. We work on the local, state and...

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...

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...

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...

Parents United for Responsible Education (PURE)

Chicago, IL
2014
PURE exists to support and assure a high quality public education for all children by informing parents about education issues and parents’ rights, bringing parents into the decision...

People's Justice League

Athens, OH
2017
People’s Justice League is a grassroots community organization working to support safe streets, campuses, establishments, and gathering places in Southeast Ohio through community education and activism. We know...

Racial Justice NOW!

Dayton, OH
2017, 2015
Racial Justice NOW! (RJN) is shaping Black parents to become leaders in how their children are educated. We are committed to dismantling structural and institutional racism in all...

Twin Cities Free School

St. Paul, MN
2016
The Twin Cities Free School started by two indigenous women, mothers, and community organizers. Twin Cities Free School is an independent school whose mission is to provide an...