Grantees 2016 + Education + Creative Resistance

Beantown Society

Boston, MA
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-area Youth Organizing Project

Boston, MA
2016
We are an organization of youth, led by youth and supported by adults, who are united by a common purpose: to increase youth power and create positive social...

Contact Center

Cincinnati, OH
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...

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...

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...

Genesis

Oakland, CA
2016
Genesis is a community of member organizations working together for access to opportunity, health and quality education for people throughout the Bay Area. Unifying our member congregations and...

People's Climate Arts

Brooklyn, NY
2016
It takes vision to build a movement. It takes creativity to transform society, and ourselves. We invite you to join us in building bold, innovative and vibrant artists...

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.

The Root Social Justice Center

Brattleboro, VT
2018, 2016
The Root's Purpose: The Root SJC provides a physically and financially accessible space to support and bring together communities working for social justice. We operate collectively to sustain...

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...

UNIDOS

Tucson, AZ
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
UNIDOS is a new youth coalition of students from local Tucson high schools, alumni and community members, demanding our educational human rights. UNIDOS was created in response to...

Youth Justice and Power Union

Boston, MA
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013
Youth Justice and Power Union unites youth and youth organizations to build a youth movement in Boston. We are a group led by youth and young adults and...

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...