Emerging Grantees

Asian American Resource Workshop



The mission of the Asian American Resource Workshop is to work for the empowerment of the Asian Pacific American community to achieve its full participation in U.S. society.  We are a member-based organization that seeks to document the diverse Asian Pacific American histories, experiences, and social conditions. Our resources and activities are used to respond to current Asian Pacific American issues and to promote Asian Pacific American identity.

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Arise Springfield




Our mission is to educate, organize, and unite low income people to know what our rights are, to stand up for those rights, and to achieve those rights; to educate the community at large as to its common interest in social justice for all; to promote involvement in the electoral process, to develop self-esteem, and to teach ourselves to fight oppression in all its manifestations.

Executive Director: Michaelann Bewsee

467 State Street Springfield, MA, 01105


Email: AriseForSocialJustice@gmail.com


Black Economic Justice Institute, Inc.

Mission: The mission of the Black Economic Justice Institute, Inc. ( BEJI) is to advocate, educate, and assist Boston’s communities of color in securing sustainable jobs, and /or creating our own businesses. We will also educate our community about the importance of civic engagement and how it affects our neighborhoods when we don’t get involved with the political process.

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Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association of Lowell


Our mission is to improve the quality of life for Cambodian Americans and other minorities and economically disadvantaged persons in Lowell through educational, cultural, economic and social programs. www.cmaalowell.org/wp/


The Everett Haitian Community Center

logoThe Everett Haitian Community Center (EHCC) is the first and only volunteer social welfare social justice faith-based human rights, civil rights and anti-poverty Haitian-American organization situated in Massachusetts. everettcommunitycenter.org



Greater Boston Interfaith Organization


Mission: These founders were motivated to build a new organization which could help build relationships across these divides and provide a new vehicle for different constituencies to act together on common interests in ways which would be powerful and effective.

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South Boston en Acción

Mission: South Boston en Acción is a neighborhood based, member driven organization that builds community and leadership among Latino Families by sharing common problems and creating solutions for change. Visit South Boston en Acción at their website

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Thank you to our Foundation Sponsors:

The Access Strategies Dun

The Barbara Lee Family Foundation

The Boston Foundation

The Jobin-Leeds Partnership for Democracy and Education

The Herman and Freida L. Miller Foundation

The Hyams Foundation

The Roxbury Trust Fund

Resources for Current Grantees