BLACK LIVES MATTER > DEFUND THE POLICE We call for an end to the systemic racism that allows this culture of corruption to go unchecked and our lives to be taken.We call for a national defunding of police. We demand investment in our communities and the resources to ensure Black people not only survive, but thrive. If you’re with us, add your name to the petition right now and help us spread the word.
Sign the petition here: https://blacklivesmatter.com/defundthepolice/
COLOR OF CHANGE > READ CAMPAIGNS, VICTORIES & DONATE Color Of Change helps you do something real about injustice.
We design campaigns powerful enough to end practices that unfairly hold Black people back, and champion solutions that move us all forward. Until justice is real. https://colorofchange.org/
EJI > READ & DONATE The Equal Justice Initiative is commited to ending mass incarceration and excessive punishment in the United States, to challenging racial and economic injustice, and to protecting basic human rights for the most vulnerable people in American Society. https://eji.org/
BLACK & BROWN FOUNDERS > READ & DONATE “We provide community, education, and access to Black and Latinx entrepreneurs, allowing them to launch and build tech businesses with modest resources.” https://blackandbrownfounders.com/
NOH/WAVE x ARTIST DECODED > FUNDRAISING ORGANIZATION As an artist collective and community, we feel it is imperative for us to align with and offer support to Black-led grassroots organizations that are on the front lines and actively creating a bold and more equal future. All funds raised will go equally to National Bail Out, Black Futures Lab, and emerging youth-led organizing in Minneapolis in coordination with artist/poet Danez Smith. Donate here: https://donorbox.org/noh-wave-artist-decoded-blm
BLACK WOMEN’S BLUEPRINT > DONATE Black Women’s Blueprint envisions a world where women and girls of African descent are fully EMPOWERED and where gender, race and other disparities are ERASED. Donate here: https://www.blackwomensblueprint.org/
THE BLACK TRANS TRAVEL FUND > DONATE The Black Trans Travel Fund is a grassroots, mutual aid based organization developed for the purpose of providing Black transgender women with the financial resources necessary for them to be able to self-determine and access their safest travel options. Donate here: https://www.blacktranstravelfund.com/
RECLAIM THE BLOCK
> SIGN PETITION + DONATE Reclaim the Block began in 2018 and organizes Minneapolis community and city council members to move money from the police department into other areas of the city’s budget that truly promote community health and safety. We believe health, safety and resiliency exist without police of any kind. We organize around policies that strengthen community-led safety initiatives and reduce reliance on police departments. We do not believe that increased regulation of or public engagement with the police will lead to safer communities, as community testimony and documented police conduct suggest otherwise. Act here: https://www.reclaimtheblock.org/home
AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERATION UNION > READ ABOUT THEIR WORK, CONTRIBUTE + DONATE The ACLU dares to create a more perfect union — beyond one person, party, or side. Our mission is to realize this promise of the United States Constitution for all and expand the reach of its guarantees. Read here: https://www.aclu.org/
BLACK VISIONS COLLECTIVE > READ BLVC VISION + DONATE Black Visions Collective (BLVC) believes in a future where all Black people have autonomy, safety is community-led, and we are in right relationship within our ecosystems. Read here: https://www.blackvisionsmn.org/
THE AUDRE LORDE PROJECT > LEARN & DONATE The Audre Lorde Project is a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non-Conforming People of Color community organizing center, focusing on the New York City area. https://alp.org/
THE MARSHA P. JOHNSON INSTITUTE > LEARN & DONATE Marsha P. Johnson was an activist, self-identified drag queen, performer, and survivor. She was a prominent figure in the Stonewall uprising of 1969. Marsha went by “Black Marsha” before settling on Marsha P. Johnson. The “P” stood for “Pay It No Mind,” which is what Marsha would say in response to questions about her gender. It is the consideration of who “Black Marsha” was that inspired The Marsha P. Johnson Institute. https://marshap.org/
MINNESOTA FREEDOM FUND > MISSION + RESOURCES Note on 06/10! The Minnesota Freedom Fund has received overwhelming support, and is currently requesting that donations be directed toward other organizations. https://minnesotafreedomfund.org/
NORTH STAR HEALTH COLLECTIVE > RESOURCES FOR ACTIVISTS + DONATE We envision a world where every person has access to affirming care that sees them as fully realized people. There are resources both here in our own community, and from others that provide skills and services. We endeavor to connect people to the tools they need to thrive. Find here: https://www.northstarhealthcollective.org/resources-for-activists
UNICORN RIOT > ABOUT + DONATE A decentralized media organization that has been live-streaming uprisings Read here: https://unicornriot.ninja/
BLACK AIDS INSTITUTE
> DONATE Our mission is to stop the AIDS epidemic in Black communities by engaging and mobilizing Black institutions and individuals in efforts to confront HIV. https://blackaids.org/donate/
DREAM DEFENDERS > READ + DONATE The Dream Defenders is a multiracial group of young people who are organizing to build power in our communities to advance a new vision we have for the state. Our agenda is called the Freedom Papers. Through it, we are advancing our vision of safety and security – away from prisons, deportation, and war – and towards healthcare, housing, jobs and movement for all. Read here: https://dreamdefenders.org/
NAACP > “JUSTICE FOR GEORGE FLOYD” PETITION
+ DONATE We do not have the full right to live in this country.
You can change this.
Business as usual may cost us our livelihoods and our lives.
You can change this.
We must fight for equality during this uncertain time.
We are done dying. Read here: https://naacp.org/campaigns/we-are-done-dying/