RESOURCES FOR RESISTANCE

a collection of resources for the people in response to our systemic murder, brutalizaton and oppression at the hands of white supremacist police




TABLE OF CONTENTS

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national

Color Of Change - The largest online racial justice organization in the country, fighting to end the war on Black people in our country.

NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. - vanguard of the fight for civil rights and racial justice in the courts since 1940.

National Poor People's Campaign - A national call for a moral revival.

The Bail Project - dedicated to combating mass incarceration and reshaping the pretrial system in the United States.

Community Justice Exchange’s National Bail Fund Network - comprehensive network of bail funds throughout the United States.

Unicorn Riot - non-profit media organization dedicated to fair, on-the-ground reporting on civil disobedience, police brutality and white supremacy.

Black News Channel is raising money to post bail for those being arrested in Minnesota, Los Angeles and elsewhere. Reach out to them at: jasonblackauthority@yahoo.com

Know your Rights Camp - advancing the liberation and well-being of Black and Brown communities through education, self-empowerment, mass-mobilization and the creation of new systems that elevate the next generation of change leaders.

National Black Justice Coalition - a civil rights organization dedicated to the empowerment of Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and same gender loving (LGBTQ/SGL) people

Higher Heights for America - national organization providing Black women with a political home exclusively dedicated to harnessing their power to expand Black women’s elected representation and voting participation, and advance progressive policies.

minnesota

Reclaim The Block - lobbies for defunding the police and re-routing funds to affordable housing, health, violence prevention, civil right and renter protections.

Northstar Health Collective, a mutual aid group of organizers and street medics, providing healthcare and other resources to activists and organizers on the ground.

Black Visions Collective - Black, trans and queer-led organization, is helping lead the protests and advocating to defund the police in Minnesota

Official #GeorgeFloyd Memorial Fund - The official fund to cover funeral and burial expenses, mental and grief counseling, and other needs for the family of George Floyd.

Rebuild Migizi - nurtures the development of Native American youth in order to unleash their creativity and dreams – to benefit themselves, their families and community.

Calvary Lutheran Church - inclusive church working with other congregations to provide rapid response support for those injured or traumatized in the midst of protests.

Community Emergency Service - faith-based organization that does food delivery and food shelf supplies for those in need.

Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en La Lucha (CTUL), a Minneapolis worker's center, is taking donations of food and money to support organizers and helping pressure local government.

Central Area Neighborhood Development Organization, AKA CANDO - works to support and strengthen the Central neighborhood in the areas of community building, economic development and housing through engaged and informed action, fostering a neighborhood where everyone can thrive.

Minnesota Youth Collective - empowering the next generation of leaders to take their seat at the decision making table, elect people who reflect their values, and shape legislation to better the lives of Minnesotans.

For the People - MN - dedicated to building and expanding revolutionary, grassroots political people’s power in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota.

We Love Lake Street - make a donation to help rebuild Lake Street’s small businesses and community organizations

The Clearing - offering expressions of song, healing, poetry, motion, ritual and community offerings to benefit people of the African diaspora healing from the trauma of violence and seeking justice.

Venmo: @BlackLivesMatter-GreaterNY or CashApp $BLMGNY - raising money to travel BLM NY members to MN

The Twin Cities Recovery Project has been holding grief and trauma groups which are peer run and connected to licensed therapists.

Please note: Minnesota Freedom Fund and MPD150 have requested donations go to other groups, as they have been well funded in recent days.

california

People's Breakfast Oakland, a Black Grassroot Organization, is raising money to bail out protesters in their city. All leftover proceeds will be redistributed, or will go to the organization itself.

The Peoples City Council Freedom Fund is currently raising money to support those who have taken to the streets to "protest the funding of state-sanctioned murder." Their GoFundMe page notes that, in addition to bail relief, donations will go towards supplies, transportation, and other ways to amplify their noise.

Los Angeles Black Lives Matter chapter is supporting organizers and fighting to adopt a "People's Budget" that reallocates police funding to vulnerable communities.

colorado

Colorado Freedom Fund has been working since 2018 to pay cash bail for those who cannot afford to do so.

florida

(F)EMPOWER is raising money for a community bail fund to support protesters on the ground in case of arrest.

georgia

Atlanta Solidarity Fund is an organization providing support for people arrested at protests.

kentucky

Louisville Community Bail Fund exists not only to provide bail for folks in need, but also to provide post-release support.

massachusetts

Anti-Racism Collaborative (ARC) is a multi-racial collective of anti-oppression educators and activists committed to supporting the movement for racial justice and equity.

Community Change Inc. is a community for white people and their multiracial allies to come together to learn about systemic racism and to fight against it - since 1968.

White People Challenging Racism brings people together to examine white privilege and racism in order to galvanize them to anti-racist action. (white ally group)

missouri

Action St. Louis was founded by activists politicized after the killing of Michael Brown and the Ferguson Uprising and fights to build power for Black people in St. Louis.

new jersey

Salvation and Social Justice - Salvation and Social Justice seeks to liberate public policy theologically by building Black faith-rooted communication strategies, advocacy, and public education campaigns, to lift up poor, underserved, and traditionally oppressed communities with a particular focus on racial justice through abolition, restoration, transformation, and coalition.

new york

The Brooklyn Bail Fund has worked tirelessly to keep over 4,000 New Yorkers out of jail.

The Liberty Fund is a group that targets their services towards people from low-income communities who might face additional hardship like unemployment or health challenges.

The Safety Net Project fights to prevent evictions, illegal rent increases, uninhabitable living conditions, and other housing issues

ohio

The Columbus Freedom Fund is bailing out people arrested for protesting. Donate here.

pennsylvania

The Philadelphia Community Bail Fund’s mission is to end cash bail in their city.

events&actions

Join the Movement for Black Lives week of action In Defense of Black Lives by texting ActionNOW’ to 90975 or sign up here.

Take action with Color of Change here or text FLOYD to 55156.

Support Reps. Ayanna Pressley, Ilhan Omar, Barbara Lee, and Karen Bass’s resolution to condemn police brutality, racial profiling, and use of excessive force here.

White Allies: Join SURJ (Standing Up for Racial Justice) in calling white voters to unseat the white supremacist in the White House this Thursday. Register here.

reading sources

Obama Foundation Response: https://www.obama.org/anguish-and-action/

This thread from Samuel Sinyangwe, cofounder Campaign Zero - https://twitter.com/samswey/status/1180655701271732224?s=20

Motherboard Protest Digital Security Guide

suggested reading for allies

https://medium.com/@surj_action/5-ways-white-people-can-take-action-in-response-to-white- and-state-sanctioned-violence-2bb907ba5277

https://sojo.net/articles/our-white-friends-desiring-be-allies

Anti-Racism Resources

http://bit.ly/26WaystoSupportBeyondtheStreets (several years old but still relevant info)