2010 Next Generation Giving Project Grantees
Sahngnoksoo/API Freedom School (Seattle, WA) - Sahngnoksoo is a Seattle-based organization of Koreans and Korean Americans creating social change.
Seattle Young People’s Project (SYPP) (Seattle, WA) - SYPP is a youth-led, adult supported organization that empowers youth (ages 13-18) to express themselves and to take action on the issues that affect their lives.
Latinos for Community Transformation (Seattle, WA) - Latinos for Community Transformation empowers leaders from immigrant families so they can take action and create social change in their community.
Center Pole (Garryowen, MT) - Center Pole empowers Native American reservation youth through knowledge, experience and global awareness and trains them as agents of change; promotes the exchange of information, ideas and understanding between Indian reservations and the mainstream; and conducts projects to promote a just future for Native communities.
Nickelsville (Seattle, WA) - Nickelsville’s mission is to empower homeless people and their allies to build a safe, self-managed, ecologically sound village of up to 1,000 people housed in simple structures on a permanent site in the city of Seattle, Washington and to work for a fairer, more just society.
Youth Media Institute (Seattle, WA) - YMI is an organization that strives to empower youth to become strong leaders, activists and organizers by using media technologies to give voice to their own identities, cultures and experience.
Native Action (Lame Deer, MT) - Native Actions protects and elevates the beauty of the Northern Cheyenne culture and homeland by organizing on multi-issue strategies that reflect the Tsistsistas people’s priorities.
Hilltop Urban Gardens (Tacoma, WA) - Hilltop Urban Garden’s mission is to develop systems for food sovereignty and eliminate systemic oppression, particularly in its racial and economic forms. HUG is creating innovative urban agricultural programs that address root causes of inequity while growing healthy young people, elders and community.
Thin Air Community Radio (Spokane, WA) - Thin Air’s mission is to provide programming to un-served and underserved populations reflecting values of peace and justice.
La Alianza Multicultural Center (Hailey, ID) - La Alianaa’s mission is to build cross-cultural alliances to improve the quality of life in its community through education, advocacy and direct services.
Pineros y Campesino Unidos del Noroeste (PCUN) (Woodburn, OR) - PCUN is Oregon’s farmworker union dedicated to improving working and living conditions in farmlabor by empowering workers to understand and take action against systematic exploitation and all of its effects and institutionalize a fair labor system.
Umatilla Morrow Alternatives (UMA) (Hermiston, OR) - The UMA advocates for equality, leadership, education and Human Dignity among all Under-served minority populations.