Program: Human Rights

The Mass Liberation Fund

The Mass Liberation Fund (MLF) is fiscally sponsored by Tides Foundation. MLF was launched in 2019 to bolster the growing movement to end mass incarceration and abolish the criminal legal system as we know it. This grant supports the work of MLF, including conducting capacity building efforts among directly-impacted organizers and grassroots non-profit organization leaders… Continue Reading

Women on the Rise GA

Women on the Rise GA is fiscally sponsored by Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs, Inc. Founded in 2013, Women on the Rise is a grassroots organization led by women of color who are targeted and/or impacted by the criminal legal system, working to educate, heal, and empower communities to demand justice, dignity and liberation for all.… Continue Reading

Young Women’s Freedom Center

Founded in 1993, the Young Women’s Freedom Center (YWFC), is a leadership and advocacy organization led by systems-involved cis and trans women and young women, trans men and young men, and gender-expansive people of color who have grown up in poverty, worked in the underground street economy, and have been criminalized by social services such as… Continue Reading

Justice Team Network Education Fund

Justice Team Network Education Fund is fiscally sponsored by Tides Foundation. Justice Team Network is a statewide coalition of rapid response teams across California that builds infrastructure to support victims and survivors of state violence and mass incarceration. It does this through organizing, strategic communications, and advocating for state legislation that changes the ways in… Continue Reading

Just Futures Law

Just Futures Law  defends and builds the power of immigrants’ rights and criminal justice activists, organizers, and base-building community groups working to disrupt and dismantle the U.S. deportation and mass incarceration systems. In partnership with grassroots groups and organizers, Just Futures Law believes attorneys must center the leadership and lived experience of organizers, activists, and… Continue Reading

Puente Human Rights Movement

Puente Human Rights Movement is a grassroots migrant justice organization that works to develop, educate, and empower migrant communities. It acts as fiscal sponsor to the Mijente Support Committee, a digital and grassroots hub founded in 2015 for organizing and movement building among Latinx and Chicanx. Mijente exists to serve as a vehicle to build… Continue Reading

Immigrant Legal Resource Center

The Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) was founded in 1979 with the mission to work with and educate immigrants, community organizations, and the legal sector to continue to build a democratic society that values diversity and the rights of all people. ILRC works with community organizations, legal professionals, law enforcement, and in the policy arena… Continue Reading

Vera Institute of Justice: Common Justice

The Vera Institute of Justice (Vera) works to build and improve justice systems that ensure fairness, promote safety, and strengthen communities. Vera launched the Common Justice project in 2009 to address the criminal justice system’s over-reliance on incarceration, to halt cycles of violence, and to address the needs of victims of crime. This grant supports… Continue Reading