Daughters Assaulted

$1000 for school tuition for the 14-year-old son whose family had to flee their home country after his mother and two sisters were brutalized for the mom’s work against female genital mutilation
Gender Equality, LGBTQ, & Reproductive Rights
NY

Mother Threatened with Loss of Son

$1500 for equine therapy for the 13-year-old daughter whose mother, an LGBTQ rights activist, was threatened by the state with the removal of one of her children because of her organizing.
Gender Equality, LGBTQ, & Reproductive Rights
OR

Animal Rights Activist Incarcerated

$1500 for music classes and counseling for the 18-year-old daughter whose father was jailed for destroying traps set for mountain lions and now advocates for wolves.
Environmental and Animal Rights
AZ

Anti-Environmental Racism Activist Targeted

$1500 for recreational activities for the 17-year-old boy whose guardian is organizing against processing plants being placed in their predominantly Black community. One of the companies filed a… Read More
Environmental and Animal Rights
AL

Father Falsely Accused

$1500 for educational support and mental health services for the 15-year-old son whose father spent decades litigating against a large oil company and achieved a historic victory. As a result, the… Read More
Environmental and Animal Rights
NY

Environmental Activists & Children Threatened

$2000 for physical therapy for the 11-year-old son diagnosed with a sensory processing disorder whose father and older brother have been harassed and faced death threats as a result of their work to… Read More
Environmental and Animal Rights
LA

Environmental Lawyer Survives Assassination Attempt

$2000 for a music program and tutoring for the 15-year-old son whose father lives in exile in the U.S. He faced threats to his life for his advocacy work in his home country for rural communities’… Read More
Environmental and Animal Rights
MA

Pipeline Protestor Imprisoned

$3000 for music lessons and educational support for three children, ages 10 to 13, from two families whose father helped shut down a pipeline to bring attention to the fossil fuel industry. He was… Read More
Environmental and Animal Rights
WI

Mom Assaulted

$4200 for recreational activities, speech therapy, and driving school for three children, ages 13 to 18, whose mom fought against the construction of a pipeline. After being physically attacked… Read More
Environmental and Animal Rights
NM

Parents Fight to Protect Environment

$18,760 for a broad range of programs for 12 children, ages five to 18, from four families. Some parents were beaten and arrested while marching against environmental racism; others were attacked and… Read More
Environmental and Animal Rights
CA, FL, GA

Mom Harassed

$1000 for gymnastics for the five-year-old daughter, whose mom chose to go public about being stopped by a Customs and Border Patrol agent because she was speaking Spanish. She took legal action and… Read More
Civil Liberties
Location Withheld

Organizer Serving 28 Years

$1000 for interactive fitness equipment for the 18-year-old daughter whose father was a leader of an organization committed to Black and Brown unity, and human and civil rights. He was convicted of… Read More
Civil Liberties
NC

Father's Career Sabotaged

$1000 for camping equipment for the 14-year-old son whose father, an independent journalist, was fired and blacklisted for expressing progressive views and covering controversial topics.
Civil Liberties
MN

Journalist Stabbed

$1500 for educational support for the seven-year-old daughter whose father, a journalist, was attacked while covering a neo-Nazi rally. His attacker was not charged, but he was arrested and the… Read More
Civil Liberties
CA

Dad Fired for Participating in Protest

$4000 for childcare and educational supplies for the two children, ages two and 11, whose father has faced harassment due to his involvement in various social justice movements and was fired from his… Read More
Civil Liberties
CA

Activist Moms Forced out of Work

$5100 for school tuition, tutoring, and a CIF award for four children, ages 15 to 19, from two families whose mothers were both fired after advocating for equality and inclusion for their students.
Civil Liberties
GA, MI

Activist Tortured

$7500 for educational supplies for four children, ages six to 13, whose family fled the U.S. to escape the FBI’s harassment of their father for his outspoken opposition to U.S. foreign policy in the… Read More
Civil Liberties
GA

Grocery Gift Cards

$15,000 to provide a $200 Grocery Card for RFC beneficiary families.