Grantees Archive - Mary's Pence

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Advocating for Just Systems

Altagracia Faith and Justice Works

New York, New York

Altagracia Faith and Justice Works (AFJW) is an organization that started through the leadership and efforts of laywomen of faith in New York. By putting faith into action, Social Justice Ministry Teams were created to tend to the needs of the community. Their aim is to raise awareness about the predatory Inwood Rezoning and to […]

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Advocating for Just Systems

Defend Glendale & Public Housing Coalition

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Defend Glendale & Public Housing Coalition is a grassroots community organizing campaign for low-income residents living in public housing. Their mission is to protect public housing from privatization and to prevent the displacement of low-income and poor residents who rely on public housing, the majority of whom are Black (immigrants, Muslims, East Africans), families with […]

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Dreams are Possible

Increasing Economic Security

Dreams are Possible

Bloomington, Illinois

Dreams are Possible is a community organization that focuses on preparing women for economically sustainable employment by creating first-class, skill-based workers and helping them transition from jobs to careers while preparing them to expect and advocate for a living wage, benefits, and dignity in the workplace. The funds from their Mary’s Pence grant will allow […]

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Increasing Economic Security

EarthArt Institute

Moffat, Colorado

EarthArt Institute seeks to continue long-term, sustainable eco-social change through educational programs and cultural events. They achieve this through sustainable community living and the arts while promoting the protection and regeneration of their natural rural environment. Their Women’s EarthArt Village Enterprises (WEAVE) program partners elder women artists with young women artists in intergenerational mentorships and […]

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Accompanying Women Experiencing Incarceration

Families & Criminal Justice

Los Angeles, California

Families & Criminal Justice (FCJ) is a group of formerly incarcerated women of color who provide services and support through community building, healing, and restoration for justice-involved women and their families. FCJ’s third Mary’s Pence grant will support their MotherRight Project so that formerly incarcerated participants can become trained advocates for the reproductive health of justice-involved women, […]

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Accompanying Women Experiencing Incarceration

It Takes a Village Collaborative

Washington, District of Columbia

It Takes A Village Collaborative (ITAVcollab) aims to work with women on reentry from incarceration in the D.C. area. Their “To Be Me” program supports women as they reintegrate into society. ITAVcollab’s goal is to serve a diverse group of returning female citizens that will feel connected, empowered, and enabled to use the tool of […]

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Cultivating Health and Well Being

Mama to Mama

Louisville, Kentucky

Mama to Mama works to increase social support for all mothers as they make the transition into parenthood by promoting healthy parenting practices in an effort to create healthier and more sustainable communities. One of their core programs, the Community-supported Doula Project, provides doulas to women who are at very high risk for disparities in perinatal […]

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Creating Inclusive Communities

Native Justice Coalition

Manistee, Michigan

Native Justice Coalition has four key foundations of their work: healing justice, racial justice, restorative justice, and gender justice. The Anishinaabe Healing Stories on Racial Justice Program works to break down the invisibility Native peoples’ experience in racial justice and social justice work. These story-sharing sessions are grassroots community-based events that have a strong cultural […]

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Cultivating Health and Well Being

Sueños Sin Fronteras de Tejas

San Antonio, Texas

Sueños Sin Fronteras de Tejas (SSFTX) is a San Antonio-based, women of color-led organization that aims to increase the health and healing of immigrant women and families by providing direct support, resources, and advocacy that encourages autonomy, empowerment, and self-determination. The SSFTX Health Advocate Project focuses on creating social change by building empathy and tolerance […]

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