Grants - 2013

Economic Justice

Center for Participatory Change - $25,000
Asheville, NC
Renewed support of work with grassroots groups working for economic and racial justice in western North Carolina

Direct Action Welfare Group -  $20,000
Charleston, WV
Renewed support of statewide organizing and empowerment of people living in poverty in West Virginia

Enlace -  $25,000
Portland, OR
Renewed support for strategic alliance of low-wage worker organizations

Food Chain Workers Alliance - $25,000
Los Angeles, CA
Renewed support of efforts to improve the wages and working conditions of food system workers and their families

Interfaith Action of Southwest Florida - $20,000
Immokalee, FL
Renewed support for joint work with Coalition of Immokalee Workers in support of low-wage farmworkers in Florida

International Labor Rights Forum -  $25,000
Washington, DC
Renewed support of SweatFree Communities' campaign to end public purchasing from sweatshops

National Family Farm Coalition - $25,000
Washington, DC
Renewed support of efforts to link family farmers in the U.S. with the gobal movement for food sovereignty

New Orleans Workers' Center for Racial Justice - $25,000
New Orleans, LA
Renewed support of efforts to foster economic and racial justice for low-wage African American and immigrant workers in New Orleans

Northwest Arkansas Workers' Justice Center - $25,000
Springdale, AR
Renewed support of efforts to improve working conditions for low wage workers

Project South - $25,000
Atlanta, GA
Renewed support of regional movement building

Transnational Institute for Grassroots Research and Action - $25,000
Oakland, CA
Renewed support of efforts to create a global association of remitters and reform the practices of the money transfer industry

United Workers Association - $30,000
Baltimore, MD
Renewed support of workers' economic human rights campaign at Inner Harbor

Warehouse Workers for Justice - $20,000
Chicago, IL
Support of efforts to improve working conditions for low-wage warehouse workers in Chicago

Workers Center for Racial Justice - $20,000
Chicago, IL
Support of efforts to promote sustainable and living wage employment for Black workers in Chicago

Workers Defense Project - $25,000
Austin, TX
Renewed support of efforts to achieve fair and safe employment for low income, immigrant workers in Texas

Workers Interfaith Network - $20,000
Memphis, TN
Renewed support for the Memphis Workers' Center

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Environmental Justice

Alaska Community Action on Toxics - $25,000
Anchorage, AK
Renewed support for work with tribal villages and other communities in Alaska to eliminate environmental contaminants

Black Mesa Water Coalition - $25,000
Flagstaff, AZ
Renewed support of work on environmental justice and economic development in Navajo and Hopi communities in northeastern Arizona

Center for Earth, Energy and Democracy - $25,000
Minneapolis, MN
Support of work to strengthen grassroots environmental justice organizing in Minnesota and the Midwest

Citizens for Safe Water Around Badger - $20,000
Merrimac, WI
Renewed support for community efforts to ensure the full clean-up of Badger Army Ammunition Plant

Coal River Mountain Watch - $20,000
Whitesville, WV
Renewed support for efforts to stop mountaintop removal mining and build sustainable communities in the Coal River Valley  

Coastal Communities Collaborative - $20,000
Gray, LA
Renewed support of bayou communities' efforts to address food security, preserve indigenous culture and impact policy decisions on coastal land preservation

Data Center - $25,000
Oakland, CA
Renewed support of strategic research and training with local, social justice groups in the Southwest   

East Michigan Environmental Action Council - $25,000
Detroit, MI
Renewed support of the Stand Up! Speak Out! community organizing project

Edison Wetlands Association - $25,000
Edison, NJ
Renewed support for work with local communities impacted by dangerous contaminated sites

Louisiana Bucket Brigade - $25,000
New Orleans, LA
Renewed support for the Refinery Efficiency Initiative and work with communities impacted by the BP oil spill

Multicultural Alliance for a Safe Environment - $25,000
Albuquerque, NM
Renewed support for efforts to address the impacts of uranium mining on public health, water resources and sacred places

National Institute for Healthy Human Spaces - $25,000
Camden, NJ
Renewed support of regional organizing efforts around site remediation and healthy schools

Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition - $20,000
Huntington, WV
Renewed support of regional organizing to stop mountaintop removal mining and protect drinking water from toxic coal sludge

Owe Aku - $20,000
Manderson, SD
Support of grassroots campaign to stop the Keystone Pipeline and uranium mining that threaten Lakota sacred water and land

Powder River Basin Resource Council - $25,000
Sheridan, WY
Renewed support of their Oil and Gas Campaign

Statewide Organizing for Community eMpowerment - $25,000
Knoxville, TN
Renewed support of their Coalfield Transition and Renewable Energy Organizing Project
 

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