What if society valued art and looked to artists and creators as activists, educators, and leaders? These organizations support artists and the creative power that art has to move us emotionally; and they tie that creative output to strategic planning and activism that will bring about awareness and, ultimately, transformative change.

Art in Resistance


The Art In Resistance Fellowship was established by artists and changemakers to simultaneously support artists and…

Bay Rising


Bay Rising (BR) is a growing alliance between community-led organizations across the Bay Area. Their vision is of a…

Beloved Communities Network


Beloved Community is not ours in conception. The concept is rooted in the legacy of the Fellowship of Reconciliation,…

Breathe


Breathe understands that comprehensive, accelerated change requires the pressure of a mass movement with historically…

Healing Clinic Collective


Healing Clinic Collective (HCC) encourages re-engagement to a sacred way of relating to ourselves as whole people. With…

Intelligent Mischief


Intelligent Mischief is a creative studio and design lab whose purpose is to unleash Black imagination to shape a…

New Moon Collaborations


New Moon Collaborations is a home for innovation that centers the spirit, strength, vision, and creativity of Black and…

Oakland Rising


Oakland Rising was founded in 2006 by the executive directors from APEN, Ella Baker Center, E-BASE, and Urban Habitat.…

On Muvas


On Muvas is a growing and expanding mutual and direct aid and programming effort for single mothers, with a focus on…

Positive Women’s Network – USA


Positive Women’s Network - USA (PWN-USA) is a national membership body of women living with HIV. It was founded in 2008…