Asylum Access

Asylum Access

2009 BILL GRAHAM AWARD Asylum Access is an innovative international nonprofit dedicated to making refugee rights a reality. Asylum Access empowers refugees in Africa, Asia and Latin America to live safely, work, send children to school and rebuild their lives. Asylum...
Project Avary

Project Avary

2009 JERRY GARCIA AWARD Project Avary improves life outcomes for children with parents in prison. Children with incarcerated parents are highly at-risk youth who, through no fault of their own, face daunting life challenges. Long-term guidance and training helps...
Jorma Kaukonen – Fur Peace Ranch

Jorma Kaukonen – Fur Peace Ranch

2009 RALPH J. GLEASON AWARD As the recipient of the Rex Foundation’s 2009 Ralph J. Gleason Award, Jorma plans to use the grant to teach Appalachian kids about their musical heritage. Already a number of projects are under way. Vanessa Kaukonen tells us that one of the...