Grants - 2016

Economic Justice

Coaltion of Immokalee Workers/Alliance for Fair Food - $25,000
Immokalee, FL
Renewed support for joint work with Coalition of Immokalee Workers in support of low-wage farmworkers in Florida

Food Chain Workers Alliance - $30,000
Los Angeles, CA
Renewed support of efforts to improve the wages and working conditions of food system workers

International Labor Rights Forum
$30,000
Washington, DC
Renewed support of SweatFree Communities' campaign to end public purchasing from sweatshops

Jolt - $25,000
Austin, TX
Support for grassroots organizing and civic engagement activities in Latino communities in Texas

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

Sunflower Community Action
- $25,000
Wichita, KS
Renewed support of community organizing for good jobs in Kansas

United Workers Association - $30,000
Baltimore, MD
Renewed support of workers' economic human rights campaigns in Baltimore

Warehouse Workers for Justice - $30,000
Chicago, IL
Renewed support of efforts to improve working conditions for low-wage warehouse workers in Chicago

Wisconsin Jobs Now Organizing Fund - $25,000
Milwaukee, WI
Renewed support of efforts to build the collective power of poor and working class communities across Wisconsin

Workers Center for Racial Justice - $25,000
Chicago, IL
Renewed support of efforts to promote sustainable and living wage employment for Black workers in Chicago

Workers' Dignity - $25,000
Nashville, TN
Support for efforts to improve wages and working conditions for hotel and construction workers in Nashville

Workers Interfaith Network - $25,000
Memphis, TN
Renewed support for the Memphis Workers' Center
 

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Environmental Justice

Alaska Community Action on Toxics - $30,000
Anchorage, AK
Renewed support for work with tribal villages and other communities in Alaska to eliminate environmental contaminants

Black Mesa Water Coalition - $30,000
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 - $30,000
Minneapolis, MN
Renewed support of work to strengthen grassroots environmental justice organizing in Minnesota and the Midwest

Coal River Mountain Watch
- $25,000

Whitesville, WV
Renewed support for efforts to stop mountaintop removal mining and build sustainable communities in the Coal River Valley

Coastal Communities Collaborative - $25,000
Gray, LA
Renewed support of bayou communities' efforts to address food security, preserve indigenous culture and impact policy decisions on coastal land preservation

East Michigan Environmental Action Council - $25,000
Detroit, MI
renewed support of community organizing on environmental justice issues in Detroit

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

Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition - $30,000
Huntington, WV
Renewed support of regional organizing to stop mountaintop removal mining and protect drinking water from toxic coal sludge

Powder River Basin Resource Council - $25,000
Sheridan, WY
Renewed support of work to protect Wyoming's environment and residents' health from the negative impacts of energy development

Owe Aku
- $25,000
Manderson, SD
Renewed support of grassroots campaigns and cultural revitalization to protect Lakota sacred water and land

REDOIL - $25,000
Anchorage, AK
Renewed support of efforts to protect Alaskan Native communities from detrimental impacts of oil and gas development

Statewide Organizing for Community eMpowerment (SOCM) - $25,000
Knoxville, TN
Renewed support of statewide, grassroots organizing on environmental justice issues

Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services
- $20,000
Houston, TX
Support for grassroots environmental justice organizing in Texas and the US gulf region
 

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Movement Building

Black Organizing for Leadership and Dignity - $25,000
North Miami, FL
Renewed support of program to build leadership skills and effectiveness of Black community organizing groups

Center for Third World Organizing
- $25,000
Oakland, CA
Support for training programs to expand and strengthen organizing in communities of color

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

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

North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP - $30,000
Durham, NC
Renewed support of pro-democracy organizing in North Carolina

Project South - $30,000
Atlanta, GA
Renewed support of regional movement building
 

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