ACTION AND ADVOCACY FOR EQUITY AND JUSTICE RESOURCES

SUPPORT AND FOLLOW

LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS

Community Justice Project: community lawyers who collaborate closely with community organizers and grassroots groups in low-income communities of color. Follow @cjpmiami

Miami Dream Defenders: multiracial group of young people who are organizing to build power in our communities to advance a new vision for the state. Follow @miami_dreamdefenders

(F)emPower Miami: queer culture shifters running a bail fund to free people from jail. Follow @fempowermia

Black Lives Matter Broward: alliance of community organizations and individuals aiming to abolish institutional racism, and to democratize and transform oppressive systems primarily via popular mobilizations. Follow @BlackLivesMatterAllianceBroward

Engage Miami: taking down barriers and building bridges to equitable civic leadership through voter registration, civic education, and organizing campaigns on the issues that matter to young people in Miami. Follow @engagemia

ACLU of Greater Miami Chapter: organization working daily to defend the individual rights and personal freedoms of every man, woman and child in this country. Follow @ACLUFL

Catalyst Miami: nonprofit organization identifying and collectively solving issues adversely affecting low-wealth communities throughout Miami-Dade County. Follow @catalystmiami

The New Florida Majority: independent organization working to increase the voting and political power of Florida’s Black and brown communities. Follow @newflmajority

NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Campaign Zero: calling on local, state, and federal lawmakers to take immediate action to adopt data-driven policy solutions to end this violence and hold police accountable. Follow @campaignzero

NAACP: the mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to 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. Follow @naacp

Southern Poverty Law Center: dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society. Follow @splcenter

Black Visions Collective: believes in a future where all Black people have autonomy, safety is community-led, and all are in the right relationship within their ecosystems. Follow @blackvisionscollective

The Official Peace and Healing Fund for Darnella Frazier: GoFundMe campaign for Darnella Frazier, raising wellness funds for the teenager who filmed George Floyd’s murder. 

George Floyd Memorial Fund: GoFundMe campaign that raises funds to directly support George Floyd’s family with costs related to his death, as well as towards care for his children and their education fund.

The Bail Project: posting bail for people who can't afford it, reuniting families and restoring the presumption of innocence – one person at a time. Follow @bailproject

The Loveland Foundation: nonprofit organization that provides financial assistance for Black women and girls seeking mental health support. Follow @thelovelandfoundation

Color of Change: the nation’s largest online racial justice organization, Color of Change moves decision-makers in corporations and government to create a more human and less hostile world for Black people in America. Follow @colorofchange

Communities United Against Police Brutality: an all-volunteer organization that works to combat police brutality from many angles, including political and legislative action, education, research, and providing services and support for victims and their families. Follow @cuapb.org

Equal Justice Initiative: an organization committed to ending mass incarceration and excessive punishment in the United States, to challenging social and economic injustice, and to protecting basic human rights for the most vulnerable people in American society. Follow @eji_org

Brennan Center for Justice: The Brennan Center for Justice works to build an America that is democratic, just, and free for all by working to strengthen democracy, end mass incarceration, and protect liberty and security. Follow @brennancenter

For Freedoms: uses art as a vehicle for participation to deepen public discussions on civic issues and core values. Follow @forfreedoms

LEARN

Read books from these lists of recommendations

An Essential Reading Guide for Fighting Racism via Buzzfeed

Do the work: an anti-racist reading list via The Guardian

Anti-Racist Reading Recs via Bookshop.org

47 Black-Owned Bookstores Across the Country that You Can Support via Entertainment Weekly

Watch some recommended films and shows that dive into stories of racism

From Hyperallergic: An Essential Watchlist of Groundbreaking Black Documentaries - These films illustrate both the undeniable threat of white supremacist capitalist patriarchy and the incomparable strength of Blackness.  

13th

Harriet

American Son

The Freedom Riders

When They See Us

Becoming

Listen to important conversations about racial equity and justice

1619 by New York Times

Code switch by NPR

The diversity gap

About Race with Reni Eddo-Lodge

Pod for the cause from the Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights

ADDITIONAL GUIDES AND RESOURCES

Your Black Friends Are Busy: a growing resource for learning about anti-racism, and supporting the people & organizations doing important work for the Black Lives Matter movement.

National Resources List

Anti-Racist Resource Guide created by Victoria Alexander, MEd

Miami Organizations Doing the Work for Black Justice by Culture Crusaders

Blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/

 


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