Dad Punished for Anti-Prison Art

$3070 for music lessons and recreational activities for the eight and 12-year-old daughters whose incarcerated father advocates for prison abolition in his poetry and writing. His views have resulted… Read More
Prisoners' Rights/ U.S. Political Prisoners
CO

Former Political Prisoner Faces Harassment

$4000 for school tuition for the 13-year-old twins whose father was incarcerated for anti-apartheid efforts and continues to face ongoing targeting for his work to free political prisoners.
Prisoners' Rights/ U.S. Political Prisoners
MA

Mother Threatened for Helping Prisoners

$4500 for cultural programs for three children, ages seven to 18, whose mom created an alternative program for inmates at a federal penitentiary. She was accused of conspiring with a political… Read More
Prisoners' Rights/ U.S. Political Prisoners
NY

Sons of Political Prisoners Targeted

$7500 for school tuition and an at home nature project for five kids, ages 11 to 17, from two families whose fathers are both children of political prisoners. Their activism on behalf of political… Read More
Prisoners' Rights/ U.S. Political Prisoners
GA, VA

Adoptive Dad Thwarted by Felonies

$1000 for sports expenses for the 14-year-old son whose father has been arrested upwards of 100 times for his direct actions related to peace and social justice. He has two felony convictions for… Read More
Peace
DC

Father Fights to Stop Witch Hunts

$2000 for sports programs for the 15-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 testify… Read More
Peace
IL

Father and Son Separated

$3000 for travel costs for the 15-year-old son whose soldier father refused deployment to Iraq, fled to Canada, and became active in the Canadian anti-war movement. After being deported back to the U… Read More
Peace
QC

Support for Children of Torture Survivors

$4600 for a computer, recreational activities, a CIF award, and an Attica grant** for two siblings, ages 16 and 18, whose father was arrested at a peaceful demonstration and faced additional charges… Read More
Peace
IL

Dad Charged for Protesting with his Children

$4600 for a computer, recreational activities, a CIF award, and an Attica grant** for two siblings, ages 16 and 18, whose father was arrested at a peaceful demonstration and faced additional charges… Read More
Peace
NC

Children and Parents Working Together for Peace

$10,595 for a wide range of programs for nine children, ages three to 19, from five families who are members of pacifist communities. Parents and teenage children have engaged in peaceful anti-war… Read More
Peace
ME, NY, VA, WA

Union Leader Imprisoned

$2000 for martial arts classes for the 17-year-old son whose father fought for workers’ rights, co-founded an immigrant advocacy collective, and spoke out against the Afghanistan and Iraq occupations… Read More
Labor & Economic Justice
FL

Sons Flee with Mother

$2280 for music lessons, art programs, and a CIF award for two sons, ages 17 and 20, whose mother was threatened with prison for trying to address the needs of low-income families.
Labor & Economic Justice
TX

Moms Fired for Advocacy

$3840 for school tuition and a computer for three kids, ages nine to 13, from two families whose mothers were both fired for organizing on the job. One fought for fair working practices and the other… Read More
Labor & Economic Justice
GA, MS

Father Disabled by Police Beating

$4500 for support services for three siblings, ages 10 to 11, whose father, a whistleblower for worker and consumer safety, was laid off and harassed, then arrested and attacked by police. Despite… Read More
Labor & Economic Justice
MA

Mom Faces Retaliation for Immigrants' Rights Advocacy

$2800 for childcare and summer camp for the two sons, ages five and 12, whose mother became a vocal activist from sanctuary. The boys’ father, previously unknown to ICE, was detained in probable… Read More
Immigrants' Rights
Location Withheld

Dad Targeted While in Sanctuary

$3445 for recreational activities, driving lessons, and a computer for three children, ages 12 to 18, whose father is an immigrants’ rights leader. He was denied a stay of deportation and spent 3+… Read More
Immigrants' Rights
Location Withheld

Immigrant Parents Face Backlash

$3600 for educational supplies and a CIF award for three siblings, ages 15 to 23, whose parents speak out and organize events in support of humane immigration policy despite having previously been… Read More
Immigrants' Rights
Location Withheld

Father Deported

$3600 for French classes, school supplies, driving lessons, and a CIF award for three siblings, ages 14 to 22, whose father was detained and deported by ICE, despite his pending case, in an apparent… Read More
Immigrants' Rights
Location Withheld