Grantees 2011 + 2018 + Youth

3rd Eye Youth Empowerment

New Bedford, MA
2011
3rd Eye Youth Empowerment develops youth leadership through mentoring, skill building, and social justice organizing campaigns.

Barrio Writers

Austin, TX
2018
Barrio Writers (BW) is a creative writing program founded by author Sarah Rafael García, which provides free college level writing workshops to teenagers in underserved communities. In the...

BAY-Peace: Better Alternatives for Youth

Oakland, CA
2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011
BAY-Peace supports and empowers Bay Area youth to confront militarism and other forms of violence through youth organizing and artistic resistance. We are the only group of our...

Beantown Society

Boston, MA
2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
The vision of Beantown Society is to unite youth in Boston across race, class, culture, and neighborhood to end youth violence. We believe in changing youth's oppression, neglect-ion,...

Boston Mobilization

Boston, MA
2018
Boston Mobilization was founded in 1977 as part of a national movement for workers rights and smart green energy. Since then we have taken leadership and support roles...

BreakOUT!

New Orleans, LA
2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
BreakOUT! seeks to end the criminalization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth to build a safer and more just New Orleans.We build on the rich...

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.

Culture of Peace Alliance

Tucson, AZ
2018
The Culture of Peace Alliance (COPA) operates as a nonprofit umbrella that works to build peace, empower youth, and create a cultural shift towards compassion, nonviolence, civility, and...

Gente Organizada

Pomona, CA
2018
Gente Organizada brings together generations—youth and adults—to access, build, and wield power in order to achieve educational, economic, and social justice in our communities. We believe: Organizing across...

Hearing Youth Voices

New London, CT
2018, 2015
We are a youth-led social justice organization in working to create systemic change in the education system in New London, Connecticut. We do this by supporting the development...

Out Now

Springfield, MA
2011
Out Now originated in 1995 as a weekly support group for LGTB youth from the greater Springfield area. There was one advisor and no more than five young...

OUTreach Resource Center

Ogden, UT
2013, 2012, 2011
OUTreach is dedicated to transforming communities and saving lives through our centers for youth, community projects, programs and forums. We specialize in working to prevent youth suicide, homelessness...

Palestinian Youth Movement

New York, NY
2018, 2017, 2015
The Palestinian Youth Movement (“PYM”) is a transnational, independent, grassroots movement of young Palestinians in Palestine and in exile worldwide as a, result of the ongoing Zionist colonization...

Scarleteen

Seattle, WA
2018
Scarleteen is an independent, grassroots sexuality and relationships education and support organization and website. Founded in 1998, Scarleteen.com is visited by around five million diverse people each year...

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