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 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 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.
Community/Neighborhood Development $40,000
For a community-led creative agency that provides young people in Brownville and Ocean Hill, Brooklyn science, technology, engineering, and art skills.
Direct Service $40,000
To support the development of collective work and community safety models for Muslim, Arab, and South Asian women in Queens.