$1000 for cheerleading for the 16-year-old whose mom demands justice for victims of police violence, including her own family members. Their car has been repeatedly vandalized and they have received death threats that forced them to move.
"In the 1950's my father went to jail for being a member of the Communist Party. As a teenaged girl it was important to know that someone outside our own family cared what happened to us, knew that we needed emotional as well as some financial support. I know from my experience that the work you are doing is very important."