Grantees Education + US/Occupied Territories + South + 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...

Community Education Project of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA
2013
Community Education Project of New Orleans is a diverse collective of families, students, teachers, and community allies nurturing the movement for education justice through grassroots organizing, transformative workshops,...

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...

Freedom University

Atlanta, GA
2017
Freedom University is a modern-day freedom school based in Atlanta. We provide rigorous college preparation classes, college and scholarship application assistance, and leadership development for undocumented students in...

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...

The Color of Education

Georgetown, KY
2016
Color of Education is an organization focuses on aiding minority students to be college ready and successful in postsecondary education.

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...

Youth Organizing Institute

Durham, NC
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
The Youth Organizing Institute (YOI) is a popular education leadership development program centered on empowering the lives and experiences of young people. We aim to stop racism and...