Advancement Project : People of Color Donor Organizing Project

Washington, DC | national
Grant amount: $150,000
Grant period: 24 months
Grant year: 01/01/17
Contact Information
Phone: (202) 728-9557
Fax: (202) 728-9558
Focus area: civic engagement, community organizing, criminal justice, education, farmworkers, immigration, LGBT, race relations, voter engagement, youth

Purpose of Grant

For the Advancement Project for People of Color Donor Organizing Project

Background

Advancement Project is a multi-racial civil rights organization. Founded by a team of veteran civil rights lawyers in 1999, Advancement Project was created to develop and inspire community-based solutions based on the same high quality legal analysis and public education campaigns that produced the landmark civil rights victories of earlier eras. From Advancement Project’s inception, we have worked “on-the-ground,” helping organized communities of color dismantle and reform the unjust and inequitable policies that undermine the promise of democracy. Simultaneously, we have aggressively sought and seized opportunities to promote this approach to racial justice.

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