NEO Philanthropy

For The California Communities For Public Education Reform Project

  • Amount
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
  • Term
    36 Months
  • Type of Support
Public Interest Projects (New York, NY) – Project; New; $500,000 over 3 years; 15% of project budget For the California Communities for Public Education Reform project With this grant, Public Interest Projects would launch the California site of its Communities for Public Education Reform project. This national funders collaborative supports grassroots organizing to improve state and local education policy. Over the next three years, the thirteen community organizing groups participating in the California site will pursue statewide education policy goals to ensure that all students are prepared for college, career, and civic participation. The project’s aims include curriculum reform, effective teacher preparation, adequate and equitable funding, and greater opportunities for democratic governance and the meaningful participation of parents, students, and community members in school transformation.
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1001 Avenue of the Americas, 12th Floor, New York, NY, 10018, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for support of the We Testify project  
We Testify is an organization dedicated to building the leadership of and investing in people who've had abortions, increasing the spectrum of abortion storytellers in the public sphere, shifting the way the media understands the context and complexity of accessing care, and elevating their voices and expertise. Concentrating particularly on those of color, from rural communities, those who are queer identified, those with varying abilities and citizenship status, We Testify creates and launches campaigns aimed at storyteller visibility, normalization of abortion, accountability, and education decreasing abortion stigma, promoting access to abortion, and helping the public understand what abortion access looks like in the U.S. including who has abortions. (Strategy: U.S. Reproductive Equity)
for the Abortion Access Front project  
Abortion Access Front (AAF) uses humor and real-time media to destigmatize abortion and expose antichoice forces working to dismantle access to reproductive rights in the United States. AAF breaks daily reproductive rights news and analysis; engages audiences through funny videos, live broadcasts, and social media; and is a trusted source for rapid response information. It also provides on-the-ground aid, morale boosting, and community building to abortion providers servicing low-income and people of color in states that are politically hostile to abortion. (Strategy: U.S. Reproductive Equity)

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