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Grants

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

2012

Black Mesa Water Coalition • $15,000
Flagstaff, AZ
General support to address issues of water depletion and natural resource exploitation, develop a sustainable economy on the Black Mesa in Northern Arizona, and connect with regional and national climate justice efforts.

Center for Earth, Energy and Democracy • $25,000
Minneapolis, MN
General support to ensure low-income communities, indigenous groups and communities of color participate in policy debates on climate change in Minnesota and the Midwest, and that solutions are achieved through a democratic, sustainable and socially just

Farmworker Association of Florida • $25,000
Apopka, FL
General support for a statewide farmworker organization of Latino and immigrant farmworkers organizing on workplace, health, environmental and political issues. (First year of a two-year grant.)

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

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. . (First year of a two-year grant.)

Multicultural Alliance for a Safe Environmen • $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. . (First year of a two-year grant.)

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

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. (First year of a two-year grant.)

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