Grantee Profiles

Family As The Center: Forward Together Moves Across Issues

By March 12, 2015

Policy change, culture shift, and movement building for women, children, and families… these are just a few key actions Forward Together takes in their intersectional race, gender, and sexuality work. They represent marginalized families through cross-issue programs throughout the nation. Forward Together aims to create conditions that reflect the multi-dimensional reality of families today. Many…

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Finding The Beat Within: Giving a Voice to Incarcerated Youth in America

By March 5, 2015

In 2016 The Beat Within will be 20 years old. This organization, started by David Inocencio in September of 1996 as a program within the Pacific News Service, gives incarcerated youth a space and publication to share their writing and art. David, and a group of volunteers including teachers, retirees, and other activists go into…

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The Center for Investigative Reporting: Helping People Through Journalism

By February 18, 2015

The Center for Investigative Reporting is a TWI multi-year grantee beginning their third year of support from us. CIR has been around since 1977 and is led by Robert Rosenthal as Executive Director, Joaquin Alvarado as CEO, and Phil Bronstein as Executive Chair. They have a large and dedicated staff, having grown from seven to…

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