Grantees 2016 + Education + Peace

1Love Movement

Philadelphia, PA
2016
1Love Movement formed in response to a deportation crisis that targeted Cambodian-Americans with past criminal convictions in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. What began as a campaign to release loved ones...

Albuquerque Center for Peace and Justice

Albuquerque, NM
2016, 2013, 2012, 2011
We provide resources and space for organizations and individuals working on peace and justice issues to network with one another and share information. Through our programs and collaborations,...

Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera

Austin, TX
2017, 2016, 2014, 2013
Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera seeks to address conditions of social and economic injustice along the Texas/Mexico border particularly as they affect women and communities of color,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...