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Program: Community and Opportunity

Californians for Justice

Californians for Justice (CFJ) is a statewide grassroots organization working for racial justice by building the power of youth, communities of color, immigrants, low-income families, and LGBTQ communities. Led by students, CFJ organizes to advance educational justice and improve our social, economic, and political conditions This grant supports building resident power in the city of …

TransLash

TransLash is a fiscally sponsored project of the Brooklyn Arts Council. As a trans-led journalism project, TransLash uses the power of personal stories to dissolve the lack of knowledge at the heart of trans erasure. TransLash’s work seeks to create a world in which all forms of gender expression have equal rights, protections, and opportunities, …

African American Community Service Agency

The African American Community Service Agency (AACSA), founded in 1978, is the only agency in Silicon Valley with a distinct focus on serving Black, African American, and African/African Ancestry populations, in addition to Latinx, immigrant, and other underserved communities. AACSA seeks to reverse the pervasive impacts of racism by providing services to ethnically diverse low-income …

University of California at Davis Violence Prevention Research Program

The world-renowned Violence Prevention Research Program (VPRP), housed at the Center for Violence Prevention Research, is a multi-disciplinary program of research and policy development at the University of California, Davis. VPRP conducts research to develop sound scientific evidence on the nature, causes, consequences, and prevention of firearm violence, disseminates the evidence, and promotes the adoption …

Sacred Heart Community Service

Founded in 1964, Sacred Heart Community Service’s (Sacred Heart) mission is to build a community free from poverty by creating hope, opportunity, and action. Sacred Heart organizes for social justice to eliminate the root causes of poverty and offers a variety of programs and resources to low-income families and individuals, including essential services and self-sufficiency programs. This grant supports building resident power in the …

Latinos United for a New America (LUNA)

Founded in 2013 by a group of Latino activists and grassroots organizers, Latinos United for a New America’s (LUNA) goal is to unify communities in the city of San Jose, California, to achieve real, long-lasting changes in the areas of jobs, education, transportation, law enforcement, housing, and health. LUNA’s mission is to help Latino immigrants …

Futuro Media

Futuro Media creates multimedia content for and about the new American mainstream in the service of empowering people to navigate the complexities of an increasingly diverse and connected world. Based in Harlem and founded in 2010 by award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa, Futuro Media is committed to telling stories often overlooked by mainstream media. Its biggest …

Brennan Center for Justice

The Brennan Center for Justice is a nonpartisan law and policy institute working to build an America that is democratic, just, and free for all. Inspired by Justice William J. Brennan Jr’s devotion to core democratic freedoms, the Brennan Center for Justice focuses on strengthening democracy, criminal justice, securing the balance of power, and protecting …

FRONTLINE

WGBH Educational Foundation (WGBH) is the nonprofit organization that oversees the WGBH television and radio stations in Boston, Massachusetts. WGBH is PBS’ largest producer for television and the web, and is home to the national program FRONTLINE. This grant supported the 37th season of FRONTLINE, an investigative and long-form journalism series on American television. Over the …