Resources: Take Action to Fight Racism

balloonOrganizations and actions you can take today to fight oppression and support the Black Lives Matter movement! You can also find many of these groups on Facebook and Twitter to get timely updates on actions and campaigns.


26 Ways To Be in the Struggle Beyond the Streets – “There are and always have been people who cannot attend protests but who contribute to ending police and state violence against black people. This list is designed to celebrate all the ways that our communities can engage in liberation.”

What To Do Instead of Calling the Police: A Guide, A Syllabus, A Conversation, A Process – “The police exist to protect white people and respond to white fear. That is their core function. That is what white supremacy means in practical terms. So until white people say “We don’t need you, we don’t want you killing for us anymore, we are going to stop paying you to kill for us, you’re fired.” Then the killing will likely continue and escalate.”

15 Things Your City Can Do Right Now to End Police Brutality – Great article. “There’s a strong case that the problem with policing isn’t actually the police, but us — the police are merely enforcing our democratic will. Yet the real-life benefits of this umbrella term we’ve dubbed “police reform” — decriminalization, commitment to reducing prison populations and community oversight, to name a few — can still be impactful, if not quite a cure-all.”