Center for Investigative Reporting
The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) believes journalism that moves citizens to action is an essential pillar of democracy. CIR has relentlessly pursues and reveals injustices that otherwise would remain hidden from the public eye. Today, it is upholding this legacy and looking forward, working at the forefront of journalistic innovation to produce important stories that make a difference and engage the audience. Reveal – its website, public radio program, podcast and social media platform – is where it publishes its multiplatform work.
- Center for Rural Enterprise and Environmental Justice (CREEJ)The Center for Rural Enterprise and Environmental Justice (CREEJ) believes that climate change is a crisis of catastrophic proportions. Therefore it is more urgent to advance grassroots-led solutions in policy and technology innovation across the United States. Whether it is a small town or an unincorporated area, we must eliminate the health, economic and environmental disparities suffocating rural and marginalized communities. CREEJ is dedicated to reversing these disparities and seeing a world where everyone has access to clean water, air and sanitation.
- Democracy Now!Democracy Now! produces a daily, global, independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. Reporting includes breaking daily news headlines and in-depth interviews with people on the front lines of the world’s most pressing issues. On Democracy Now!, you’ll hear a diversity of voices speaking for themselves, providing a unique and sometimes provocative perspective on global events.
- Drug Policy AllianceThe Drug Policy Alliance envisions a just society in which the use and regulation of drugs are grounded in science, compassion, health and human rights, in which people are no longer punished for what they put into their own bodies, and in which the fears, prejudices and punitive prohibitions of today are no more.
- Emergent Fund (fiscally sponsored by the Amalgamated Charitable Foundation)Emergent Fund is a queer women of color-led, movement-aligned participatory grantmaker with intersectional, collective liberation values. We fund rapid response and emergent organizing led by frontline Black, Indigenous, and organizers of color with trust-based, no-string-attached grants. A nationally recognized philanthropy culture disruptor and praxis leader, Emergent Fund challenges power in who we fund as well as with how we fund. Our 100% women of color and Indigenous decision-making Advisory Council and our grantees all come from directly impacted communities committed to building movement and transforming crisis into change. Emergent Fund supports the work of communities under threat to build their own reality: the one that would emerge on the other side of crisis with a powerful new vision for what comes next.
- Green Diversity Initiative (Green 2.0)Green 2.0 works to increase racial diversity on the staffs and boards of environmental foundations and NGOs. By gathering and reporting objective data on representation and diversity, Green 2.0 helps to ensure that the leadership of the environmental movement is as diverse as the problems it works to solve.