Leadership Development for Racial Equity 2016 Grantee Partners

Californians for Justice Education Fund, Inc.

Fresno County
To build an alliance of youth-serving organizations in the Central Valley, work on a shared strategy to improve school district relationships with community-based organizations, and to participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities.

Center for Community Health and Well-Being, Inc.

Sacramento County
To provide leadership and advocacy programming for young women of color to increase healthy food access in their community, and to participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities.

Focus Forward

Fresno County
To organize youth and families engaged in the juvenile justice and/or foster care system to increase employment pathways and reduce stigma, and to participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities.

Fathers and Families of San Joaquin

San Joaquin County
To train youth organizers to develop campaign materials and a dissemination strategy for policy recommendations related to the school-to-prison pipeline, trauma-informed care and health justice, and to participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities.

Fresno Barrios Unidos

Fresno County
To build organizational capacity through the development of a fundraising plan to increase financial support for policy and systems change work for racial equity, and to participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities.

Iu-Mien Community Services

Sacramento County, Yolo County
To develop a leadership and advocacy training program for Sacramento’s Iu-Mien community with a focus on youth, research the use of "Iu-Mien" as a category of data collection and reporting, and participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities.

Little Manila Foundation

San Joaquin County
To build a multi-ethnic student and educator coalition to advocate for culturally relevant ethnic studies curriculum in Stockton schools, and to participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities.

Mi Familia Vota Education Fund

Fresno County, Stanislaus County
To train Latino youth as advocates through student-designed civic and leadership activities in schools and local communities, and to participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities.

Roberts Family Development Center, Inc.

Sacramento County
To provide training and stipends for community members to participate in community action boards promoting policy and systems change to address youth violence and African American child death, and to participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities.

Sacramento Area Congregations Together

Butte County, Sacramento County, Sutter County
To train Latino youth leaders to organize for systemic change by identifying local issues, and to participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities.

Target Excellence

Sacramento County
To increase awareness of and advocacy for the benefits of after-school programming through organizing and training activities for low-income students and parents of color, and to participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities.

The Freedom Bound Center DBA Sol Collective

Sacramento County
To train staff, board members and youth leaders in media advocacy, develop a train-the-trainer model and media handbook, and to participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities.

Valley Ministries

San Joaquin County
To train youth leaders to conduct resident surveys and facilitate community meetings on issues such as health care and job training, and to participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities.