Grantee Profile

Global Workers Justice Alliance

Grants to Global Workers Justice Alliance

  • $325,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Migration

    BROOKLYN, NEW YORK — This grant provides general operating support to continue and expand its work to provide access to justice for migrant workers from Mexico and Central America who have been employed in the U.S. or Mexico. GWJA accomplishes its work of assisting and providing access to justice for migrant workers largely through its Defenders Network, composed of organizations, law firms, advocates and migration experts in the U.S., Mexico, and Guatemala.

  • $175,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Migration

    BROOKLYN, NEW YORK — To study the temporary worker visa programs.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Global Workers Justice Alliance $500,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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