Organizations supporting the Black Lives Matter movement

by | Team Posts, Black Lives Matter, Nitasha Strait

Organizations to follow on social media

Groups & Organizations to Join

Groups for White people learning to be better anti-racists

  • Dear White Friends, Anti-Racism Book Club – Facebook Group
  • White People 4 Black Lives – a white anti-racist collective and activist project. We operate within a national network of white anti-racists called Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ). Our work is rooted in showing up for racial justice and acting in alliance with Black Lives Matter: Los Angeles, the Movement 4 Black Lives, and other partners.
  • The Great Unlearn by Rachel Cargle
  • Color of Change – Designs campaigns powerful enough to end practices that unfairly hold Black people back, and champion solutions that move us all forward. Until justice is real.

Groups that support Black people (that you can donate to or volunteer with)

  • The Loveland Foundation – Loveland Foundation is committed to showing up for communities of color in unique and powerful ways, with a particular focus on Black women and girls. Our resources and initiatives are collaborative and they prioritize opportunity, access, validation, and healing. We are becoming the ones we’ve been waiting for.
  • Black Lives Matter – Eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes.
  • Black Youth Project – A member-based organization of Black youth activists creating justice and freedom for all Black people.
  • NAACP – Secure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of all persons.
  • The Action PAC – Building an unstoppable political organizing force to combat the rising tide of racism and bigotry in this country.
  • Until Freedom – Until Freedom is an intersectional social justice organization rooted in the leadership of diverse People of Color to address systemic and racial injustice.
  • Here’s a great list compiled by NYULocal
  • Black Futures Lab – works with Black people to transform our communities, building Black political power and changing the way that power operates—locally, statewide, and nationally.
  • Black Visions Collective – believes in a future where all Black people have autonomy and safety, is community-led, and are in the right relationship within our ecosystems.
  • Grassroots Law Project – Help us respond to the crisis of state-sanctioned racial violence by joining our team of grassroots organizers and legal experts committed to transforming the American criminal legal system.
  • Campaign Zero – End police violence in America.
  • Black Trans Advocacy Coalition – an organization that helps find resources for Black Transgender people in the US during the coronavirus pandemic
  • Black Trans Advocacy
  • Black Trans Circles – Transgender Law Center
  • Transgender Gender-Variant & Intersex Justice Project (TGIJP)- From Words to Action: Showing Up for Black Trans Women

This list is non-exhaustive, please feel free to leave recommendations in the comments section. 

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