Spring 2017 Giving Project

The Spring 2017 Giving Project raised $266,000 for grants in the Racial & Economic Justice Fund and Future Fund. Read an interview with Giving Project member LaTrista Webb or read a blog post by member Erika Owens.

2017 Spring Giving Project group photo

Like all Giving Projects at Bread & Roses, the Spring 2017 Giving Project brought together a cross-class, cross-race, intergenerational group of people who shared a vision for social justice and wanted to apply their time, talent, and resources to supporting movements for social change.

2017 Racial & Economic Justice Fund Grantees

215 People’s Alliance
ACT UP Philadelphia
Asian Americans United
The Black and Brown Workers Collective
Caucus of Working Educators
Eastwick Friends & Neighbors Coalition
Faith in New Jersey
Girls Justice League
Media Mobilizing Project

New Sanctuary Movement of Philadelphia
Norris Square Community Alliance
Philadelphia Coalition for Affordable Communities
Philly Thrive
Put People First! PA
Soil Generation
Taxi Workers Alliance of Pennsylvania
Urban Creators
Youth Art & Self-Empowerment Project (YASP)
Youth United for Change (YUC)

2017 Future Fund Grantees

The Advocate Center for Culture and Education
Contemporary Black Canvas
Heart-to-Heart; Comienzos East
Johnson House Historic Site
LGBT Elder Initiative
Sisterly L.O.V.E. (Leading Others Via Education)

Urban Tree Connection
Women’s Medical Fund
Yes! And… Collaborative Arts’ Shadow Company

Members of the Spring 2017 Giving Project

Rachel Adler
Yahya Alazrak
Sarah Burgess
Mariel Cohn
Marian Dalke
Phil Fitzgerald
Jordan Ford
Curtiss Hannum

Libby Harmon
Mandy Katz
Whitney Lopez
Emmy Morse
Erika Owens
Stacey Padilla
Polly Pillen
Leah Pillsbury

Kevin Rodricks
Danitra Sherman
Kim Thomas
Peter Van Do
Christine Walden
LaTrista Webb
Dwayne Wharton
Nina Wong