Hood Huggers International, LLC builds greater communication, connection and wealth in systemically marginalized neighborhoods in the Affrilachian region through the arts, environment, and social enterprise.
JMPRO TV is a bilingual Grassroots Media in Western North Carolina. Their platform builds connections, shapes narratives, and celebrates culture through a variety of media such as video interviews, reportages, Live event coverage, and radio shows. They fight for a more aware and civic engaged Latinx community able to demand structural changes on the issues that affect them. The JMPRO team is made up of community reporters that reflect the makeup of their audience, they offer bilingual reporting as an alternative media source for Spanish-speakers in this area.
The LGBTQ Racial Justice Fund recognizes inspired groups that are working across issues and movements for social change. In its first four years of grant-making, the Fund has provided more than $4,000,000 to grassroots organizations in the Southern United States.
MAP’s mission is to provide independent and rigorous research, insight and communications that help speed equality and opportunity for all. MAP works to ensure that all people have a fair chance to pursue health and happiness, earn a living, take care of the ones they love, be safe in their communities, and participate in civic life.
My Daddy Taught Me That is a program designed to support the development, uplift, and education of youth and young males. The organization’s focus is to teach young men how to transition from the young teen adolescent time in their lives into responsible young men; focusing on good decision making, accepting responsibility, and being accountable for their actions.
My Sistah Taught Me That (MSTMT) is a young girl’s developmental program designed to encourage, inspire, educate, and empower young girls ages 11-19 with a special focus on girls growing up in single parent homes without their father.
The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) is a civil rights organization dedicated to the empowerment of Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and same gender loving (LGBTQ/SGL) people, including people living with HIV/AIDS. NBJC’s mission is to end racism, homophobia, and LGBTQ/SGL bias and stigma.
The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) is a grassroots organization of volunteers and advocates who turn progressive ideals into action. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms.