Every Mother Counts
Location: South Africa
Post 9-11 U.S. Veterans working side-by-side with anti-poaching patrols, implementing infantry tactics, unit cohesion, medical skills, and other game-changing tools in the modern poaching war. They also ensure that rangers have the best equipment to fight well-armed poachers by repurposing U.S. military supplies.
Partners: Every Mother Counts
Location: New York, NY | Santa Fe, NM
Working to make pregnancy and childbirth safe for everyone, everywhere.
VAD FoundatIon | PEACE THROUGH EDUCATION
Partners: Inside Circle
Location: Folsom State Prison (California)
The Inside Circle project facilitates writing and discussion “circles” to assist prison convicts in maximum-security prisons in taking behavioral, emotional and spiritual responsibility for their lives...
BASICTRAX: ROAD RECOVERY
Partners: VAD Foundation
Location: South Sudan
Established by Valentino Deng and Dave Eggers after the publication of What is the What, the Foundation’s first major project...
ACTA NON VERBA
Partners: Road Recovery
Location: New York, New York
With support from the mental health field, Road Recovery provides hands-on mentorship training, educational /performance workshops, peer-support networking, and “all access”...
JACKSON HOLE WRITER’S CONFERENCE
Partners: Acta Non Verba
Location: Oakland, CA
Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project (ANV) elevates life in the inner-city by challenging oppressive dynamics and environments through urban farming.
Partners: Jackson Hole Community Foundation
Location: Jackson, WY
Every summer, passion for the written word brings writers together in Grand Teton National Park’s backyard. Jackson Hole Writers Conference...
Protecting Bear Ears National Monument & Utah’s RedRock Wilderness
Partners: Global Fund for Women
Location: Beirut, Lebanon
The Roots Lab is a new, collaborative pilot program that seeks to test how best to incubate social change driven by young women activists...
SHINEMAKER ANIMAL WELFARE INITIATIVE 🐾
Partners: Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance, Utah Dine Biekyah
Location: San Juan County, Utah
The ancestral lands of Bears Ears & Utah's RedRock Wilderness hold special historical and spiritual significance...
The ShineMaker Foundation’s Animal Welfare Initiative supports efforts to create a more humane world for animals.