Meet Our Community

"My daughters have suffered in silence throughout our ordeal. Even so, they have been our unrelenting cheerleaders. Your organization's generosity will allow them to be kids again."

Targeted activist parent

"We were so excited when we learned that you had decided to give grants for our music lessons. It has been difficult to pay for them since our father lost his job. Thank you for recognizing how our dad was singled out for his stand against war, and for realizing music's importance to our family."

RFC beneficiary siblings

"RFC is exactly what we need to do in other realms of our organizing- building long term infrastructure that makes it EASIER for ordinary people to be in the movement, to have relationships while they are in the movement, to have a fulfilling life while they are in the movement, and so on..."

Member of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS)

"Thank you for the grant to cover my son's academic & sports activities. As I'm sure you know, it is difficult working for social change. To me, the grant is a gift and a form of validation and encouragement."

Targeted activist parent

"Thank you for the grant you gave me. I hate that my father is in prison, but I'm glad there's an organization like you who not only understands, but goes even further to help."

RFC beneficiary

"Our community requires an organization that aids children in this country whose parents have been targeted in the course of their progressive activity. Please join me and the thousands of RFC supporters who stand with those who resist."

Angela Davis, RFC Advisory Board member

"At this time of economic havoc and as an 83 yr old living on a fixed income, I had to make some painful decisions about how I would allocate my donations. The one thing I did not have to think twice about was my commitment to the RFC, to which I had been one of the original donors."

RFC Supporter

"As an artist committed to social justice and civil liberties, I am deeply gratified to stand with the family of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, Angela Davis, and a new generation of political activists to forge an unbreakable link between the struggles of the past and of the present."

Eve Ensler, RFC Advisory Board member

"Thank you for making it possible for our family to attend the Children of Resistance commemoration. We are proud to be part of the RFC's 'beloved community'. Thanks again for your support, material and spiritual."

Targeted activist parent of RFC beneficiaries

"I want to express my thanks to the RFC for granting me a Carry It Forward award. Books are so expensive. The grant has really helped, so I can not worry and focus on my activism!"

Targeted activist youth RFC beneficiary