Leadership Development for Racial Equity 2017 Grantee Partners

California Heritage Indigenous Research Project (Capacity Building & Leadership Training: Learning to Create Culturally Relevant Policy and Train Future Nisenan Leaders)

Nevada County, Sierra County, Yuba County
To build capacity by providing leadership and policy advocacy trainings to both CHIRPs staff as well as the Nisenan Youth Council, and participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities.

Californians for Justice Education Fund, Inc. (Building Capacity of Youth-Serving Organizations in the Central Valley)

Fresno County
To build capacity and expertise of partner organizations in the Central Valley Alliance, provide trainings on community organizing and advocacy, align shared campaign goals to implement restorative practices in the Fresno Unified School District, and participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities

Center for Young Women’s Development (Young Women’s Freedom Center of San Joaquin)

San Joaquin County
To build capacity by creating a 10-point statewide policy plan to address the needs of poor, system-involved young trans and cis women of color in San Joaquin County, build a coalition of allied individuals and organizations including joining the larger Young Women’s Freedom Coalition, and participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities.

Fathers & Families of San Joaquin (#ReadingisLIT! A Project to Increase Racial Equity and Literacy in Stockton and San Joaquin County)

San Joaquin County
To develop leadership capacity in students and family members to advance racial and education equity by promoting and increasing literacy rates in Stockton and San Joaquin County, and participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities.

Hawk Institute (Youth UP!Rising)

Sacramento County
To build organizational capacity by developing a civics program in three high schools within the Healthy Sacramento Coalition’s region of disparately impacted communities, scale and implement a larger initiative that includes all high schools in HSC's region, and participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities.

Hmong Innovating Politics, a project of Chinese for Affirmative Action (Sacramento Millennial Voter Project)

Sacramento County
To expand youth civic engagement by providing youth advocacy and leadership trainings, develop a civics curriculum that will give youth insights into the institutions they can influence, and participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities.

Improve Your Tomorrow (Brothers’ Liberation, Organizing Our Movement – BLOOM)

Sacramento County
To cultivate the next generation of community leaders by providing 25 adolescent males of color, from historically marginalized communities of Sacramento, with a five-week community organizing training camp to design and mobilize a campaign for policy change, and participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities.

Little Manila Foundation (Us History)

San Joaquin County
To build capacity by creating a multi-ethnic student and educator coalition that leverages personal experience and rigorous data to expand culturally relevant (ethnic studies) curriculum in Stockton, and participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities.

NOPAL Collective, a project of Centro Binacional Para El Desarrollo Indigena (NOPAL Collective)

Fresno County, Merced County, San Joaquin County
To build leadership and equip youth and young adults who are formerly incarcerated, system-impacted, and/or immigrants to become the next generation of leaders to effect policy and systems-change locally, regionally and statewide, increase the capacity of an innovative fellowship model through mentorship and trainings, and participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities.

Roberts Family Development Center (Community Engagement)

Sacramento County
To train community residents, adults and youth in the knowledge and skills they need to address racial injustices in their community that are caused by inequitable policies and/or systems, and participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities.

The Freedom Bound Center DBA Sol Collective (Global Local Multimedia Project)

Sacramento County
To build capacity by training staff on new technology approaches to highlight issues that affect marginalized communities through arts and media in collaboration with local poets, musicians and activists, and participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities.