An ongoing list of resources for Advocacy + Support
SOCIAL JUSTICE SUPPORT:
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- 26 ways to be in struggle beyond the streets by VisionChangeWin
Better Together: Bridging LGBT and Racial Justice
- Communities United for Police Reform: NYC Budget Justice – Actionable steps through call scripts, email templates, and city officials you can contact.
100 Race conscious things you can say to your child to advance Racial Justice: http://www.
raceconscious.org/2016/06/100- race-conscious-things-to-say- to-your-child-to-advance- racial-justice/
- Showing Up For Racial Justice: https://www.
showingupforracialjustice.org/ about.html*SURJ is a national network of groups and individuals working to undermine white supremacy and to work toward racial justice. Through community organizing, mobilizing, and education, SURJ moves white people to act as part of a multi-racial majority for justice with passion and accountability.
- 5 Way White People Can Take Action in Response to White and State Sanctioned Violence
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- https://docs.google.com/document/u/0/d/1xI6XVH9GnOTJMNYZV3De7pOCBFKkYc1FXbEjdydqjU4/mobilebasic (Includes a list for mutual aid funds)
- Black Mamas Matter Alliance
RACIAL JUSTICE RESOURCES AND READINGS:
- New Episode of Birth Justice NYC podcast: 2019 NYC Public Artist in Residence Taja Lindley’s podcast launched earlier this month, and each Wednesday releases a new episode. This week’s episode, Sistas on the Rise: A History of Organizing Teen Parents in NYC, features an interview with Leslie Grant Spann and dives into the history of reproductive justice community organizing in the Bronx and nationwide with young parents in the early 2000s.
- Black-led and centered cultural groups: Growing out of the Black Lives Matter movement, this crowdsourced spreadsheet collects Black-led and/or centered cultural entities here in NYC. Since its release in mid-June, the list has grown by nearly a third and now includes 190 nonprofits, collectives, and small businesses that make Black culture all over NYC. Hat tip to Cultural Affairs Advisory Commission Chair Kemi Ilesanmi for sharing this resource.
- Race in America – Darren Walker on Reimagining Capitalism: In the wake of mass social upheaval and a global pandemic, concerned leaders are examining the nature of the capitalist system and its relationship to conditions that spurred and intensified these twin crises. In this video, Ford Foundation president Darren Walker joins Washington Post columnist David Ignatius to talk about rethinking modern capitalism.
- https://bailfunds.github.io/*** MN Freedom Fund and BK Bail Fund are now well funded, there are so many other funds listed within that can use more $$$
- Louisville Community Bail Fund: Justice for Breonna Taylor
- National Bail Fund Directory
- https://docs.google.com/document/u/0/d/1AyDO5QDp9UUbHHGT3d9JpcTni94xpY66q657a8rDz4I/mobilebasic (Doxxing Training if you fear your identity will be compromised during protest):
mutual-aid-toolbox/cop- watches/ (Cop watches)
- NYC Well – A free resource for New Yorkers experiencing stress, depression, anxiety, or substance abuse issues. Also check out their Coping & Wellness Tips
- 7 Virtual Mental Health Resources Supporting Black People Right Now by Jesse Sparks
- OKAY, LET’S UNPACK THIS – A collective effort to normalize the conversation on mental health int he dance community.
- Liberate Meditation is a new wellness app designed specifically for communities of color.
- No Star to Guide Me – Mental health resources for Black people in need of care.
- Academics for Black Survival and Wellness
- them. – How to Unplug, Set Boundaries, and Practice Self-Care During Tumultuous Times by Taneasha White