Grantees Archive - Mary's Pence

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Advocating for Just Systems

Institute for Research on Male Supremacism

Berkley, California

The Institute for Research on Male Supremacism (IRMS) is dedicated to helping grassroots social justice groups fight male supremacism, convening women experts researching supremacists’ ideologies and movements, and educating the public about their work. They provide methods and strategies to properly equip organizations to push back against harmful ideologies and frameworks. After a successful virtual […]

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Cultivating Health and Well Being

Yəhaw̓ Indigenous Creatives Collective

Seattle, Washington

Yəhaw̓ Indigenous Creatives Collective is an urban Indigenous women-led arts nonprofit, dedicated to improving Indigenous mental and emotional health outcomes through art-making, community building, and equitable creative opportunities for personal and professional growth. Yəhaw̓ cultivates opportunities for creatives at every stage of their careers and centers voices of women, two-spirited and young people. They provide […]

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Empowering Young Women

Working Group on the Girls of Schenectady

Schenectady, New York

The Working Group on Girls of Schenectady exists to help girls build meaningful connections for healthy relationships and successful futures. WGGS provides social and emotional support to middle and high school girls in Schenectady by providing safe spaces for them to create connections and develop their own voices. This grant will be supporting their FRESH […]

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Advocating for Just Systems

Cultivating Health and Well Being

Tight Lipped

Evanston, Illinois

Tight Lipped is a grassroots organization by and for people with chronic vulvovaginal and pelvic pain, working to destigmatize these conditions.  They advocate for correct diagnosis, effective treatment, and compassionate care, and also connect the affected community through storytelling. Tight Lipped is currently developing and launching their first patient-led campaign, which will advocate for all […]

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Increasing Economic Security

Seeds Worth Sowing

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Seeds Worth Sowing serves Black and Indigenous mothers and caregivers that are low-income and have dependents by providing resources and support – that improve their quality of life using holistic approaches and direct action. Rejecting welfare-based models of care, SWS has created trainings, strategies, and services to respond to community specific needs, thereby creating a […]

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Increasing Economic Security

Housing Resource Network

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Housing Resource Network organizes, educates, and empowers renters by providing advocacy training and leadership development to help tenants and tenant leaders sustain their housing. HRN advocates for renters by accompanying them to court, helping them organize. Focusing on women renters, HRN is committed to providing tenants with resources about their housing rights and cultivating new […]

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Advocating for Just Systems

Data for Indigenous Justice

Anchorage, Alaska

Data for Indigenous Justice(DIJ) was created from community grassroots efforts to call attention to the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, and two-spirited people (MMIWG2S). DIJ, an Indigenous-led organization, uses their database to address the issue of MMIWG2S across Alaska and ensure that the data is used ethically and benefits the communities. After […]

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Empowering Young Women

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Women in Science and Engineering

Cold Spring Harbor, New York

Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a grassroots network of scientists working to build a more supportive, collaborative, and equal scientific community for all.  WiSE provides a platform for professional development and empowerment of female scientists at CSHL and beyond. Their work includes education on gender disparity, outreach to […]

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Advocating for Just Systems

Alyssa Rodriguez Center for Gender Justice

Micanopy, Florida

The Alyssa Rodriguez Center for Gender Justice is a grassroots start-up that advocates against gender-based violence in the prison system by centering, connecting, and supporting jailhouse lawyers and grassroots advocates. ARC Gender Justice organizes to shift power to those affected by the dysfunction of the carceral system.  ARC Gender Justice will create and distribute self-advocacy […]

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