To support the leadership and healing of marginalized youth of color.
Grants Awarded in 2019
For a statewide coalition of environmental, labor, and community groups that aims to achieve an environmentally sustainable and just New York State economy
Community Organizing $320,000
For a multi-pronged campaign to create community-based networks to address the opioid crisis in South Brooklyn.
To train directly affected immigrant youth as peer educators and community organizers.
To build power and leadership within the local immigrant community.
To support a community center that engages working-class immigrants in Corona, Queens.
To organize residents of Flatbush to demand police accountability and affordable housing.
To support a youth organizing program for LGBTQ youth ages 12-25.
To support youth-led campaign for integrated and equitable schools.
To advance gender justice through advocacy, leadership development, and supporting survivors of violence and abuse.
To improve the quality of life of the Southeast Asian community in New York City through community organizing, services, and arts and cultural interventions.
To identify the root causes of homelessness, devise solutions, and organize campaigns that build power for homeless New Yorkers.
To end the predatory and discriminatory practices of the commercial bail bond industry.
To amplify the voices and experiences of immigrant and working-class communities in Brooklyn.
Community/Neighborhood Development $40,000
For a community-led creative agency that provides young people in Brownsville and Ocean Hill, Brooklyn, science, technology, engineering, and art skills.
Direct Service $40,000
To support leadership development and programming to amplify immigrant rights and end race-based bullying, discrimination, and violence in South Bronx schools.
To support the development of collective work and community safety models for Muslim, Arab, and South Asian women in Queens.