Grantees 2017

Green Mountain Crossroads

Brattleboro, VT
2017, 2015
Green Mountain Crossroads connects rural LGBTQ people to build community, visibility, knowledge and power. Based in Brattleboro, Vermont, we work locally and regionally throughout northern New England. We...

Greensboro Mural Project

Greensboro, NC
2017
The Greensboro Mural Project is an arts organization that engages the people of Greensboro in the process of creating murals through dialogue across the community. The Greensboro Mural...

Groundswell: Oral History for Social Change

Detroit, MI
2018, 2017
Groundswell: Oral History for Social Change is a network of oral historians, activists, cultural workers, community organizers, and documentary artists that use oral history to further movement building...

Human Rights Coalition

Philadelphia, PA
2017, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
The Human Rights Coalition (HRC) is a group of predominately prisoners' families, ex-prisoners and some supporters. Our ultimate goal is to abolish prisons. The prison system is based...

Human Rights Coalition - Fed Up!

Pittsburgh, PA
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
FedUp! is the Pittsburgh chapter of the Human Rights Coalition dedicated to upholding the rights of prisoners through providing resources and support, exposing injustices, and building relationships with...

Indian People's Action

Butte, MT
2017, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011
Indian People's Action (IPA) works in Montana urban areas to organize for social, economic and racial justice. Indian People's Action is being very deliberate through its training and...

Intelligent Mischief

Boston, MA
2017, 2015, 2014
The work of Intelligent Mischief is to connect the skills, technology, and innovation of the "creative class" to the skills, strategies, and innovation the "creative roots" through social...

Journey to Free

Hartford, CT
2017
Journey to Free's mission is "To empower Afro-Caribbean women to challenge and change the misogynous social, legal and economic systems that support and fuel the sexual abuse of...

L.A. Rooted

Los Angeles, CA
2017, 2015, 2014
L.A. Rooted is a grassroots summer youth program which aims to cultivate youth leadership in the areas of environmental stewardship, community empowerment, food sovereignty and self-care. L.A. Rooted...

Love Not Blood Campaign

San Jose, CA
2018, 2017
The Love Not Blood Campaign, (LNBC) is a grassroots social justice organization that bring families together that have been traumatically impacted by police violence or communal violence. The...

Low-Income Self-Help Center

San Jose, CA
2017, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011
The mission of the Low-Income Self-Help Center is: To empower, educate, and organize the diverse low income communities of California's Silicon Valley to fight for our rights in...

Mauna Kea Awareness and Education Hui

Kamuela, HI
2018, 2017
Mauna Kea Awareness and Education Hui's mission is to educate and raise the awareness of communities in Hawai’i and beyond on the spiritual, historical, cultural, environmental, and political...

Mirror Image Arts

Edgewater, CO
2017
Mirror Image Arts uses theatre as language to inspire dialogue, encourage awareness and promote action in order to build a strong, compassionate, and empowered community.

Missouri Immigrant and Refugee Advocates

St. Louis, MO
2017, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
The Missouri Immigrant and Refugee Advocates, a coalition of organizations that recognizes the intrinsic value of all people, organizes and advocates for the basic rights of all immigrants...

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