Additional Grantees of the Agape Foundation

Additional Grantees of the Agape Foundation:

Afghans for Afghans, which opposed America’s post-9/11 invasion of Afghanistan and encourages “cross-cultural understanding and social action by actively involving Americans and Canadians in making blankets and garments for displaced families in Afghanistan.”

Bell Project, which “promote[s] world peace” by “using melted-down firearms to cast bells that incorporate images of nonviolence and environmental harmony.”

Blue Triangle Network, an “all-volunteer, Bay Area organization working to defend Muslim, Arab and South Asian immigrants from discriminatory attacks.”

California Communities Against Toxics, whose mission is “to advocate for environmental justice, pollution prevention and world peace.”

California People of Faith Working Against the Death Penalty, which seeks “to empower Northern California’s diverse faith communities to end the death penalty through advocacy, education and prayer.”

Clowns Without Borders, whose goal is “to collaborate with other humanitarian organizations and use the power of laughter, and collaborate, to improve the emotional, psychological, and sanitary experiences of refugees, especially children, in camps around the world.”

East Asia-U.S.-Puerto Rico Women’s Network, which describes itself as an organization that brings together “activists and teachers from East Asia, the U.S. and Puerto Rico to engage in dialogue, analysis, and activism to oppose militarism and promote genuine security.”

Families Against California’s Three-Strikes (FACTS), which lobbies “to end the imprisonment of nonviolent offenders under the Three Strikes Law.”

Grandmothers for Peace International, which professes a commitment “to raise awareness of the dangers of nuclear weapons, waste and power, and the effects of global militarism.”

Greenwood Earth Alliance, which promotes what it calls “local and global environmental and economic sustainability, and racial and social justice.”

Income Families’ Empowerment through Education, whose stated objective is “to empower low-income parents to determine, pursue and achieve their goals for education, employment and economic security.”

The International Human Rights Initiative, which organized a February 2005 conference titled “From Attica to Abu Ghraib: Human Rights, Torture, and Resistance” – an event condemning America’s alleged tradition of oppression and human rights abuses.

Livermore Conversion Project, whose efforts are directed toward “educating and organizing in the Bay Area to bring about the abolition of nuclear weapons.”

National Legal Sanctuary for Community Advancement, which seeks “to protect the rights and dignity of Middle Eastern, Muslim and South Asian peoples, via the legal defense of rights, responsible media coverage and depiction, proactive collaboration with legislative and political bodies, and education and community outreach.”

San Francisco Living Wage Coalition, which works “to build a grassroots movement of low-wage workers to achieve economic justice.”

Survivors Take Action Against Abuse by Military Personnel, which works to publicize what it calls “information to victims of abuse by the U.S. military.”

Women for a Better World, which declares its intent “to unite women across cultural, racial and class divisions to work together to build a just, sustainable and peaceful world where women and children are safe.”

(Information on grantees courtesy of The Foundation CenterGuideStarActivistCash, the Capital Research Center and Undue Influence)

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