Grants, 2016 Fall

Alhuquq Center
Beersheva, Negev, Israel
one stop site for all information about and for Bedouin
$5,200.00
http://alhuquq.org
2016 Fall
Community Organizing
Alliance for Global Justice
Tucson, Arizona, United States
Research, inform, and organize to stop the US export of its prison model of mass incarceration with a focus on Latin America. We call the US model Prison Imperialism.
$5,000.00
http://AFGJ.org
2016 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
Cooperative Economics Alliance of New York City
Bronx, NY, USA
CEANYC believes those most impacted by systemic oppression should lead, thus our focus is to develop the leadership skills and culture of our members. Our primary vehicle for advancing this focus is the Cooperative Leadership Institute.
$13,000.00
https://gocoopnyc.org
2016 Fall
Community Organizing
Cosecha
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Our mission is permanent protection, respect and dignity for all immigrants. We are working to build our base by growing a decentralized network of members in Cosecha villages across the country.
$15,000.00
https://movimientocosecha.com
2016 Fall
Community Organizing
Friends of Farmworkers
Philadelphia, PA, United States of America
FOF’s defensores training institute – the first of its kind in Pennsylvania – seeks to strengthen the power of community leaders by equipping them with the legal knowledge and tools they need to combat common injustices in their communities.
$10,000.00
http://www.friendsfw.org/
2016 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
GreenRoots
Chelsea, MA, United States
Empowering the Environmental Chelsea Organizers (ECO) youth crew to develop and teach an environmental justice curriculum to their peers which will culminate with a youth assembly to garner the youths’ visions for a revitalized Chelsea Creek waterfront.
$15,000.00
http://www.GreenRootsChelsea.org
2016 Fall
Community Organizing
Healing to Action
Chicago, IL, United States
Pilot a sustainable worker leadership development model with three grassroots organizations in Chicagoland, building their capacity to give low-wage workers a collective healing space, resources and organizing support to ignite solutions to fight gender violence in their communities.
$10,000.00
2016 Fall
Community Organizing
IMPRUVE
Chicago, IL, USA
Organizing disabled paratransit riders and paratransit drivers, to form a Rider-Driver Alliance to improve the quality and accountability of transportation for people with disabilities in Illinois.
$10,000.00
http://www.IMPRUVE.org
2016 Fall
Community Organizing
Lifelines-Voices Against the Other Death Penalty
Philadelphia, PA, United States
LifeLines: Voices Against the Other Death Penalty is a media/cultural project working to end Life Without Parole in Pennsylvania by highlighting the voices and analysis of people serving LWOP sentences.
$9,000.00
http://lifelines-project.org/
2016 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
Local Clean Energy Alliance
Oakland, California, USA
Building a strong stakeholder association of organizations in communities that are most impacted by climate change to advocate for and help shape a Community Choice energy program that provides economic, environmental, and social justice benefits to East Bay communities.
$12,500.00
http://www.localcleanenergy.org/
2016 Fall
Community Organizing
Migrant Justice
Burlington, Vermont
The Human Rights Promoters program will travel to dairy farms providing farmworker-to-farmworker education to workers in Vermont’s dairy industry on their labor and housing rights in the Milk with Dignity program.
$15,000.00
2016 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
Movement of Immigrant Leaders in Pennsylvania-MILPA
Yeadon, Pennsylvania, United States
Our principle focus is changing the law to allow drivers licenses for undocumented Pennsylvanians, and building the community network infrastructure (local committees, statewide coordination, community sustainership and education program) that is the foundation of our collective power.
$15,000.00
https://milpa.nationbuilder.com/
2016 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
S.O.U.L. Sisters Leadership Collective
Miami, Florida, United States
Funding will cover administering and facilitating program for our Miami Youth Leaders Board (YLB) and our new Jackson, Mississippi YLB. YLB members craft program design, organize with local coalitions, choose campaign topics, lead social action projects and co-facilitate workshops.
$8,200.00
http://www.soulsistersleadership.org/
2016 Fall
Community Organizing
Washington Community Action Network and Research Fund
Seattle, WA, USA
As part of our “Ending Mass Incarceration” project, we will organize with formerly incarcerated people and family members of those incarcerated to build support for passing an innovative, restorative parole system called a “Community Review Board.”
$15,000.00
http://washingtoncan.org
2016 Fall
Community Organizing
Westchester Coalition for Police Reform
White Plains, NY, United States of America
We would educate ourselves and others, and organize around, establishing independent civilian oversight review boards with subpoena power for Westchester's police departments, beginning in White Plains.
$10,000.00
https://policereformny.wordpress.com/
2016 Fall
Community Organizing, Education