Grants – 2011

Economic Justice

Center for Participatory Change - $25,000.00
Asheville, NC
Renewed support of work with grassroots organizations working for economic and racial justice in western North Carolina

Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund - $25,000.00
Mercersburg, PA
Renewed support for the Corporations, Democracy  and Sustainable Communities program

Direct Action Welfare Group- $20,000.00
Charleston, WV
Renewed support of statewide organizing and empowerment of people living in poverty in West Virginia

Enlace - $25,000.00
Portland, OR
Renewed support for cross-border network of immigrant and low-wage worker organizations

Food Chain Workers Alliance - $25,000.00
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- $20,000.00
Immokalee, FL
Renewed support for joint work with Coalition of Immokalee Workers in support of low-wage farmworkers in Florida

Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement- $25,000.00
Des Moines, IA
Renewed support of Latino Organizing Project's work with low-wage immigrant workers

National Family Farm Coalition - $25,000.00
Washington, DC
Renewed support of efforts to link family farmers in the U.S. with global movement for food sovereignty

New Orleans Workers' Center for Racial Justice- $25,000.00
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- $25,000.00
Springdale, AR
Renewed support of efforts to improve working conditions for low wage workers

Project South- $20,000
Atlanta, GA
Support of regional movement building

STITCH- $20,000
Washington DC
Renewed support of US-based programs serving immigrant women workers

Transnational Institute for Grassroots Research and Action - $25,000.00
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 - $25,000.00
Baltimore, MD
Renewed support of workers' economic human rights campaign at Inner Harbor

Workers Defense Project - $20,000.00
Austin, TX
Support of efforts to achieve fair and safe employment for low-income, immigrant workers in Texas

Workers Interfaith Network - $20,000.00
Memphis, TN
Renewed support for the Memphis Workers' Center

Young Workers United- $25,000.00
San Francisco, CA
Renewed support for efforts to improve working conditions for young and immigrant workers in San Francisco

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Environmental Justice

Alaska Community Action on Toxics - $30,000.00
Anchorage, AK
Renewed support for work with tribal villages and other communities to eliminate environmental contaminants

Black Mesa Water Coalition - $20,000.00
Flagstaff, AZ
Support of work on environmental justice and economic development in Navajo and Hopi communities in northeastern Arizona

Citizens for Safe Water Around Badger - $20,000.00
Merrimac, WI
Renewed support for efforts to ensure the clean up of the Badger Army Ammunition Plant

Coal River Mountain Watch - $20,000.00
Whitesville, WV
Renewed support for efforts to stop mountaintop removal mining and build sustainable communities in the Coal River Valley

Communities on the Horizon/Bayou Coastal Collaborative - $25,000.00
Gray, LA
Renewed support of bayou communities' efforts to address food security, preserve indigenous culture and impact policy decisions on coastal land preservation

Community In-Power and Development Association - $25,000.00
Port Arthur, TX
Renewed support for community organizing efforts in Port Arthur and collaboration with other communities impacted by refinery pollution

East Michigan Environmental Action Council - $25,000.00
Detroit, MI
Renewed support of the Stand Up! Speak Out! community organizing project

Edison Wetlands Association - $30,000.00
Edison, NJ
Renewed support of work with local communities impacted by dangerous contaminated sites

Lousiana Bucket Brigade- $25,000.00
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 - $25,000.00
Albuquerque, NM
Renewed support of regional coalition to address the impacts of uranium mining on public health, water resources and sacred places

National Institute for Healthy Human Spaces - $25,000.00
Camden, NJ
Renewed support of regional organizing efforts around site remediation and healthy schools

Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition - $20,000.00
Huntington, VW
Renewed support of regional organizing to stop mountaintop removal mining and protect drinking water from toxic coal sludge

Powder River Basin Resource Council - $25,000.00
Sheridan, WY
Renewed support of their Oil and Gas Campaign

Statewide Organizing for Community eMpowerment - $20,000.00
Knoxville, TN
Support of their Coalfield Transition and Renewable Energy Organizing Project

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