Grants for Fiscal 1999
Name of Organization/
Description of Work
How Grant Helped Awarded
Latitud 0 Movimiento Lesbico-Gay Ecuatoriano This grant supports the production of their newsletter, which porivdes critical information on gay rights, immigrant rights and HIV/AIDS prevention to the gay and lesbian Spanish-speaking community. 750.00
Park Slope Christian Help, Inc. (CHIPS) This grant supports the purchase of dining room equipment for this organization that has provided emergency hunger relief to 70,000 men, women and children. 1,500.00
Juvenile Education Awareness This grant enables them to finish renovation of their community center that will host much needed after-school and community organizing activities. 1,500.00
Theater for the New City

Theater for the New City (TNC)
PLF renews its support with this grant in support of TNC's street theater program. Now in its 25th year, this free program offers New York low-income communities topical, thought-provoking theater. 1,500.00
Justice Community Works

Justice Works Community
PLF renews its support of Justice Works' Women of Substance program. This grant supports public forums conducted by women formerly incarcerated for minor drug offenses, who give firsthand accounts of their experience. 1,500.00
Neighborhood Economic Development Advocacy Project (NEDAP) PLF renews its support of NEDAP with this grant that supports an educational project on the rights of welfare and food stamp recipients. The state's new privatized system, Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT), frequently causes recipients to incur costly ATM fees. 1,500.00
People United for Children (PUC) This grant supports their program to educate the public about the foster care system and to assist parents in regaining custody rights. 1,500.00
Anthony Baez Memorial Fund This grant supports their critically needed work assisting families who experience police brutality. 1,500.00
TOTAL (Fiscal Year 1999) $11,250.00