Grants, 2017 Spring

Academic Peer Education Project
San Francisco, California, United States
The Academic Peer Education Project (APEP) will develop a professional development program wherein incarcerated educators and public school teachers work to develop effective strategies for engaging the students most often pushed out of public schools and caught up in the criminal justice system.
$10,000.00
http://academicpeereducationproject.org
2017 Spring
Education
Alliance of Families for Justice
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Alliance of Families for Justice seeks to end mass incarceration by supporting, empowering and mobilizing families of incarcerated people and people with criminal records to marshal their advocacy and voting power to end human rights abuses in prisons and jails and bring about systemic reforms.
$10,000.00
http://www.afj-ny.org
2017 Spring
Community Organizing
Asian American Resource Workshop
Dorchester, MA, USA
The Activist Training Institute (ATI) is an organizing training and praxis program for Asian Pacific American (APA) young adults to gain skills and experience to become social justice and movement leaders.
$7,500.00
http://www.aarw.org
2017 Spring
Community Organizing
Black Bottom Archives
Detroit, Mi, United States
Black Bottom Archives (BBA) is a community-driven media platform dedicated to centering and amplifying the voices, experiences, and perspectives of Black Detroiters through journalism, art, business, and community organizing with a focus on preserving local Black history & archiving our present.
$2,000.00
http://www.blackbottomarchives.com
2017 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
Chainbreaker Collective
Santa Fe, NM, United States
Funding would be used to support our Organizer Boot Camp pilot program, which will deep dive into the theory, skills and tactics of community organizing to prepare Chainbreaker members to be leaders for our Development Without Displacement civil rights and housing justice campaign.
$10,000.00
https://chainbreaker.org/
2017 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
Columbia County Sanctuary Movement
Hudson, New York, United States
CCSM will launch a Family Preparedness Plan (FPP) and Know Your Rights Campaign which includes the printing, distribution, and completion of FPPs, expanding our network of legal services, and organizing Know Your Rights Trainings to empower immigrant families in Columbia County, NY.
$10,000.00
http://ccsm.me
2017 Spring
Community Organizing
Contact Center
Cincinnati, OH, USA
The Food Security Through Jobs Campaign will organize for paid job training and jobs for food stamp recipients funded through the food stamp (SNAP) program at local, state and federal levels.
$5,000.00
https://www.facebook.com/Contact-Center322600141106655/
2017 Spring
Community Organizing
Duo Odeon
Portland, OR, United States
Violinist Hannah Leland and pianist Aimee Fincher, together Duo Odéon, record their debut album featuring rare, never-before-recorded works by the American composer George Antheil and violinist Werner Gebauer.
$4,500.00
http://duo-odeon.com
2017 Spring
Music
G-8 Inc.
San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States
Líderes Jóvenes en Acción (LIJAC) is one of the twelve community-based organizations within the G-8, Inc. aiming to develop leadership skills in youth from ages 11 to 21 and ensure continuity and sustainability of G-8, Inc through educational activities.
$10,000.00
https://g8incpr.wordpress.com/%C2%BFquienes-somos/
2017 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
Hawaii Alliance for Progressive Action
Kapaa, HI, U.S.
The Hawai`i People’s Congress is building intersectional solidarity to forward social, environmental, and economic justice in Hawai`i. We enhance the power of resistance through a collaborative, multi-directional approach.
$10,000.00
http://www.hapahi.org/
2017 Spring
Community Organizing
Hoosier Action
Bloomington, Indiana, United States
Grassroots community organizing in small town Indiana to work toward economic and racial justice.
$12,000.00
http://www.hoosieraction.org
2017 Spring
Community Organizing
Immigrant Youth Leadership Team
Boston, MA, United States
Immigrant teen leadership research and curriculum development
$5,000.00
http://www.csioboston.org
2017 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
Juvenile Justice Coalition
Worthington, OH, United States
Creating an internship program for youth organizing leaders who are at-risk of involvement or involved in the juvenile court system to transition our organization from adult-led to youth-led/adult-supported.
$10,000.00
http://jjohio.org/
2017 Spring
Community Organizing
Movement for Justice in El Barrio
New York, NY, USA
A new organizing project to defend immigrants’ rights in the wake of the xenophobic, racist, sexist, homophobic campaign/election of Trump & increased hate crimes against immigrants in E Harlem, bringing together targeted communities including immigrant women, women of color & LGBTQI folks citywide.
$15,000.00
2017 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
New Labor Education and Training Institute
New Brunswick, NJ, USA
The Temp Tows for Justice Campaign will fight to improve conditions for temp workers in NJ by developing leaders to police the local temp/warehouse market through worker councils, creating worker health and safety committees with temp workers, and passing statewide legislation of temp agencies.
$15,000.00
http://www.newlabor.org
2017 Spring
Community Organizing
Prison Birth Project
Holyoke, MA, USA
To create our first 3-year strategic plan to strategize our organizational growth and prepare to apply for our own 501c3 status.
$9,000.00
http://theprisonbirthproject.org
2017 Spring
Community Organizing
Read Muskegon
Muskegon, MI, United States
Read Muskegon will establish a new program, training and employing a corps of our former adult learners to provide outreach into our local community in places like shelters, feeding programs, health clinics and churches to encourage more low literacy adults to participate in Read Muskegon programs.
$5,000.00
http://readmuskegon.org/
2017 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
Release Aging People in Prison- RAPP Campaign
New York, NY, USA
Initiation of two new initiatives, i.e. (1) project focusing on the families of incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people-i.e. galvanizing them for direct action; and (2) project initiating "town hall' meetings in the five boroughs of New York City to educate impacted communities.
$15,000.00
http://www.rappcampaign.com
2017 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
Restorative Justice Initiative
Brooklyn, NY, United States
Restorative justice community capacity-building in the Bronx to reduce violence and promote healing.
$7,000.00
http://www.restorativejustice.org
2017 Spring
Community Organizing
ShoutHouse
New York, NY, United States
CityScapes, a recording and live performance project that brings together musicians and dancers from hip-hop, jazz, and classical communities to reflect on New York City, past and present, in a fully integrated style of expression.
$7,350.00
http://www.shouthousemusic.com
2017 Spring
Music
Visualizing Impact
Toronto, ON, Canada
Visualizing Palestine seeks funds to apply data, technology, and design to strengthen human rights organizing in Palestine and Israel via a new Thematic Visualization program that focuses on rapid production and release around 3 themes: inequality, solidarity, and collective action.
$10,000.00
http://www.visualizingpalestine.org
2017 Spring
Community Organizing
Voces Ciudadanas Inc
Brooklyn, NY, Estados Unidos
The Defensorxs de Derechos Migrantes is a project that will contribute to build leadership within immigrant communities, will help connect immigrant families to resources and legal services and will create opportunities for organizing.
$15,000.00
http://www.vocesciudadanasinc.org
2017 Spring
Community Organizing, Education