Past Accelerator Grantees

2023

Carl Maxey Center: $40,000 

Launching Spokane’s first Racial Justice Help Center & Legal Clinic to provide free and confidential legal advice, support, and representation to directly address racial discrimination related to employment, housing, public accommodations, public education, healthcare, policing, and more. 

CHOOSE 180: $40,000 

Expanding services for justice-impacted youth by piloting an integrated legal aid program that includes individualized legal assistance, group workshops, and advising on civil matters such as eviction rights and immigration rights. 

Disability Rights Washington & Look2Justice: $55,000 

Building a peer-driven, self-sustaining, and replicable legislative advocacy training model by and for incarcerated people in Washington State prisons, focusing on criminal-legal reform, racial justice in sentencing, and how to advocate with impacted people and legislative committees. 

El Centro de la Raza: $45,000 

Serving the needs of undocumented Latinx clients by providing bilingual legal consultations and referrals on an assortment of legal issues, including immigration and civil legal issues, through in-person clinics at El Centro de la Raza and virtually throughout the state of Washington.  

Entre Hermanos: $30,000 

Expanding legal services clinic for low-income Latinx trans immigrants to focus on the community’s unique legal needs, including name changes and gender changes on identity documents.  

Lavender Rights Project: $60,000 

Stopping the deaths of transgender people of color at Seattle King County Jails through a community-led legal campaign advocating for meaningful policy change to raise awareness and end the mistreatment of people of color in the King County Jail System.  

Skagit Legal Aid: $40,000 

Providing high quality, thoughtful, and intentional legal services with local tribal communities in the Skagit Valley and creating a dedicated law clerk position and focused externship with Seattle University for tribal law issues.