Children and Parents Working Together for Peace

$10,450 for a wide range of programs and one CIF award for nine children, ages five to 20, from three families in pacifist communities. Their parents have engaged in peaceful anti-war protests and… Read More
Peace
WA, VA, NC

Support for Children of Torture Survivors

$3500 for a group grant for occupational therapy and enrichment activities for kids whose activist parents survived torture in their home countries. The program serves 13 children, ages 10 to 21,… Read More
Peace
IL

Father Fights to Stop Grand Jury Witch Hunts

$2000 for educational support for the 17-year-old daughter whose father, a member of a peace and international solidarity group, had his home raided and was threatened with arrest but refuses to… Read More
Peace
IL

Adoptive Dad Thwarted by Felonies

$1500 for sports expenses for the 16-year-old son whose father has been arrested over 100 times for his direct actions related to peace and social justice. He has two felony convictions for actions… Read More
Peace
DC

Peace Activist’s Vehicle Vandalized

$1500 for tuition for the 14-year-old grandson whose grandmother (with whom he lives part time) travels the U.S. advocating for social justice. In response to her activism, her vehicle has been… Read More
Peace
GA

Father Charged for Protesting Unethical War

$1000 for a computer for the 16-year-old son of a pacifist who fled to Canada after refusing to be deployed to Iraq and was subsequently charged with a felony.
Peace
Location Withheld

Sons of Political Prisoners Targeted

$7500 for school tuition and sports programs for five children, aged 12 to 19, from two families. Both fathers, themselves the sons of political prisoners, have experienced harassment and job loss… Read More
Prisoners' Rights/ U.S. Political Prisoners
PA, GA

Mothers Threatened for Helping Prisoners

$7500 for educational support and recreational activities for five children, ages nine to 18, from two families. Their mothers have been denied jobs or threatened with prosecution for advocating for… Read More
Prisoners' Rights/ U.S. Political Prisoners
NY, AL

Dad Punished for Anti-Prison Art

$4700 for music, art and an Attica Grant for the 10 and 14-year-old daughters whose incarcerated father advocates for prison abolition in his poetry and writing. His advocacy has resulted in… Read More
Prisoners' Rights/ U.S. Political Prisoners
CO

Fathers Fired and Harassed for Organizing

$15,000 for tuition and sports programs for ten children, ages one to 16, from four families. Fathers in all four families lost their jobs or faced police harassment for their public-facing anti-… Read More
Racial Justice
GA, CO

Fighting Racism in Education Costs Families

$8100 for a wide range of programs for six kids, ages six to 18, from three families involved in the fight for racial justice in education. Some parents are students and others are teachers, but all… Read More
Racial Justice
OR, GA

Mothers Persist Despite Violent Intimidation

$5000 for three children, ages four, 15 and 16, from three families. Their mothers are leaders in the fight for police reform and justice for victims of police violence. All three have received death… Read More
Racial Justice
WA, TX, MD

Mom Beaten and Imprisoned

$4500 for educational support for three children, ages 11, 16 and 20, whose mother has been beaten and jailed because of her work for racial and gender justice.
Racial Justice
OR

Mother Fired for Advocating for Anti-Racist Workplace

$3000 for recreational activities for two children, ages 10 and 15, whose mom was fired after she advocated for an anti-racist framework at her job. She was subsequently harassed, and her home was… Read More
Racial Justice
NC

Peaceful Organizer Charged

$2000 for mental health services for the 15-year-old child of a racial justice organizer who was unjustly arrested at a peaceful protest. Because prosecutors charged her with gang involvement, she… Read More
Racial Justice
AZ

Student Bullied for Anti-Racist Actions

$1600 for a TAY Development grant and a Carry it Forward award for the 21-year-old volleyball player who was relentlessly bullied out of school by peers and teachers after taking a knee for racial… Read More
Racial Justice
IL

CIF Awards

$4200 for seven CIF awards for educational expenses for seven young adult beneficiaries in five families. Their parents are active organizers for environmental rights, peace and racial justice.
IL

Grocery Gift Cards

$2,000 to provide $200 grocery gift cards for current RFC beneficiary families facing emergency circumstances.
grocery
Location Withheld