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Grants

Protect the Health and Environment of Communities Threatened by Toxics and Advance Environmental Justice

2011

Citizens for Safe Water Around Badger • $25,000
Merrimac, WI
General support to clean up the Badger Army Ammunition Plant, and assist other communities seeking adequate cleanup and restoration at contaminated military bases.

Coal River Mountain Watch • $25,000
Whitesville, WV
General support to organize West Virginia communities to stop environmental destruction caused by mountaintop removal, and to rebuild sustainable communities.

Families United for Racial and Economic Equality • $20,000
Brooklyn, NY
General support for grassroots organizing and advocacy by low-income families and people of color in Brooklyn to make systemic changes for a more environmentally just and socially sustainable New York.

Farmworker Association of Florida • $25,000
Apopka, FL
General support for a statewide farmworker organization of Latino and immigrant farmworkers organizing on workplace, health, environment and political issues.

Grand Bayou Community United • $25,000
3435 Hwy 316
Gray, LA 70359

General support to preserve the Grand Bayou community and other areas of coastal Louisiana through protection and regeneration of the bayou, and development of a sustainable economy and full community involvement in restoration efforts.

Grassroots Global Justice • $25,000
San Pedro, CA
General support for an alliance of U.S.-based grassroots groups organizing to build power for working and poor people.

Kentucky Coalition • $25,000
London, KY
General support for a statewide citizens' organization promoting environmental justice and long-term social change.

Little Village Environmental Justice Organization • $25,000
Chicago, IL
General support for environmental justice work in predominantly Latino communities of Chicago, and for connecting with regional and national work on environmental justice issues.

Multicultural Alliance for a Safe Environment • $25,000
Albuquerque, NM
General support for an alliance working for environmental justice and sustainable development in New Mexico.

Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition • $25,000
Huntington, WV
General support for community organizing and public education on environmental issues in the Ohio Valley region of West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio.

Power U Center for Social Change • $25,000
Miami, FL
General support for work on environmental justice issues in Miami and unincorporated Dade County, and participation in regional and national coalitions.

Right to the City Alliance • $25,000
New York, NY
General support for a national coalition of urban base-building organizations.

SouthWest Organizing Project • $25,000
Albuquerque, NM
General support for grassroots organizing work on environmental and economic justice issues in New Mexico.

Southwest Workers' Union • $25,000
San Antonio, TX
General support for organizing in communities of color and among workers in South Texas, and for participation in environmental justice and global justice movements.

United States Social Forum • $15,000
Washington, DC
General support for the continuing U.S. Social Forum process.