What if the resources devoted to mass incarceration — especially among BIPOC communities and relating to minor infractions — were invested in communities? These organizations support the effort to reduce the incarcerated population, redress racial, economic, and health disparities among the incarcerated, and reallocate resources to maximize safety and well-being.

Urban Peace Movement


Urban Peace Movement (UPM) transforms both the culture and conditions that lead to urban violence, focusing on building youth leadership for peace on Oakland's streets. In addition to movement…

Wakanda Dream Lab


Wakanda Dream Lab is a collective fan-driven project that bridges the worlds of Black fandom and #Blacktivism for Black Liberation. It functions according to a value emergence and celebrates the…

New Moon Collaborations


New Moon Collaborations is a home for innovation that centers the spirit, strength, vision, and creativity of Black and Indigenous people and communities of color.

The President’s Youth Council


The President’s Youth Council (PYC) is a body of youth ambassadors from across California that serves in partnership with the CEO of The California Endowment to ultimately shape The Endowment’s…