Grantees 2016 + Education + Labor

9 to 5 Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA
2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011
9to5's mission is to build a movement for economic justice, by engaging directly affected women to improve working conditions.

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...

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...

Economic Justice Coalition

Athens, GA
2017, 2016, 2015, 2013, 2011
Economic Justice Coalition (EJC) promotes justice for workers and builds avenues for workers to succeed. Our programs and campaigns are helping workers get a fair wage, helping low-income...

Family Farm Defenders

Madison, WI
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
Family Farm Defenders began as an outgrowth of two national grass-roots campaigns: demanding a national referendum to end the mandatory check-off on raw milk that funds the lobby...

Fuerza Laboral - Power of Workers

Central Falls, RI
2017, 2016, 2015, 2012, 2011
We are a workers' rights center that organizes workers in our community to end labor exploitation. Based in Central Falls, Rhode Island and founded in 2006, we educate...

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...

Southern Maine Workers' Center

Portland, ME
2016, 2015, 2013
The Southern Maine Workers’ Center is a nonprofit membership organization committed to creating a grassroots, people-powered movement that improves the lives, working conditions, and terms of employment for...

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...

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...

United Vision for Idaho

Boise, ID
2017, 2016, 2011
United Vision for Idaho is Idaho's largest statewide coalition and rooted in a core belief that far more unites than divides us, and together we must work 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...