Countless Black lives have been lost throughout our nation’s history to violence against the Black community. Now is the time to take action. Below are many ways you can get involved and help the people who are hurting and need support.
Donate if you can to:
George Floyd Memorial Fund: the official GoFundMe to support the Floyd family
In memory of Tony Dade: the official GoFundMe to support the McDade family
Justice for the family of David McAtee: the official GoFundMe to support the McAtee family
Listen & support organizations like:
The NAACP Legal Defense Fund: America’s premier legal organization fighting for racial justice through litigation, advocacy, and public education.
National Bail Fund Network: a national project that works with organizers, advocates, and legal providers across the country that are using, or contemplating using, community bail funds as part of efforts to change local bail systems and reduce incarceration.
Campaign Zero: Online platform & organization that utilizes research-based policy solutions to end police brutality in America
Black Visions MN: A Black, trans, and queer-led organization that is committed to dismantling systems of oppression and violence, and shifting the narrative to create transformative, long-term change
Reclaim the Block: A coalition that advocates for and invests in community-led safety initiatives in Minneapolis neighborhoods.
Just Georgia: A coalition of organizers and community organizations on the front lines fighting for the Arbery family and reforms to Georgia’s justice system.
Unicorn Riot: A non-profit organization that is dedicated to exposing the root causes of dynamic social and environmental issues.
North Star Health Collective: A group of health care providers who help create safer environments for protesters
Communities United Against Police Brutality: A Minneapolis-based organization created to deal with police brutality on a daily basis
National Black Justice Coalition: A civil rights organization dedicated to the empowerment of Black LGBTQ people and people living with HIV/AIDS, with the mission of ending racism and stigma towards LGBTQ people.
We’re proud to work with these Black organizations on our key issue areas. Consider following their work: Black Youth Vote, Black Women’s Health, The Thurgood Marshall College Fund, The Education Trust, The NAACP.
Resources for protestors:
Learn anti-racism: educate yourself (and those around you):
Register to vote:
One of the most important things you can do is register to vote and show up for *every* election. Often local races that don’t get a lot of attention have a huge impact on policing and criminal justice issues. Register and more here.