Grantees Creative Resistance + Northwest + West

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...

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...

Forced Trajectory Project

Las Vegas, NV
2018
Forced Trajectory Project is a media organization dedicated to investigating excessive-use-of-force cases through primary sources such as witnesses and family members of police homicide victims, and uncovering the...

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...

LibroMobile

Santa Ana, CA
2018
LibroMobile is a literary project that integrates literature, visual exhibits, year-round creative workshops, and live readings to cultivate diversity in Santa Ana.

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...

Seattle Young People's Project

Seattle, WA
2017, 2015, 2013
The Seattle Young People’s Project is a youth-led, adult supported social justice organization that empowers youth (ages 13-18) to express themselves and to take action on the issues...

The Freedom Archives

San Francisco, CA
2018, 2017
The Freedom Archives is an educational media archive dedicated to the preservation and dissemination of historical medias documenting progressive movements and culture and our mission can be summarized...

The TREE Institute

Gresham, OR
2014
Our Values reflects a unique principle based on the Pedagogy of the Oppressed (Freire, 1970), where everyone have the right to learn the world and the word which...