Take action by partnering with one of these organizations to ignite change in your community. You may donate, volunteer or partner with any of these organizations. They are also great educational resources. This is a growing list and will be updated as we get new resources.
CIVIL RIGHTS/RACIAL JUSTICE
Color of Change – This is the nation’s largest online racial justice organization with over 1.7 million members. They develop campaigns that help people respond to injustice in the world.
Black Futures Lab – 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.
Race Forward – Their mission is to catalyze movement building for racial justice. In partnership with communities, organizations, and sectors, we build strategies to advance racial justice in our policies, institutions, and culture.
Showing Up for Racial Justice – SURJ’s role as part of a multi-racial movement is to undermine white support for white supremacy and to help build a racially-just society. SURJ accomplishes this by leading and participating in campaigns, base-building, direct action, relationship-building, communications work and more. Find your local chapter or get information on starting your own.
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) – Their mission is to realize this promise of the United States Constitution for all and expand the reach of its guarantees. The fight for issues related to women’s rights, voter rights, racial injustice, criminal law reform and human rights. Find a local affiliate and take action today.
Amnesty International – Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people in over 150 countries and territories who campaign to end abuses of human rights. They work to change oppressive laws and free people from jail for voicing their opinions. They list several ways for you to take action.
COURAGEOUS CONVERSATION – They engage in sustained partnerships featuring training, coaching and consulting with organizations to transform beliefs, behaviors, and results so people of all races can achieve at their highest levels and live their most empowered and powerful lives.
The Black Collective – The Black Collective is a community of black people dedicated to civic engagement through volunteer service.
Where Change Started – Self-Guided Education for Becoming Anti-racist. Where Change Started has a mission to inspire individual action and accountability so that we all are equipped with the resources necessary to do our part in creating the world we believe in. This is a great resource for allies and potential allies.
Southern Center for Human Rights – The Southern Center for Human Rights is working for equality, dignity, and justice for people impacted by the criminal legal system in the Deep South.
POLICE REFORM/POLICE BRUTALITY
Campaign Zero – Campaign Zero calls on local, state, and federal lawmakers to take immediate action to adopt data-driven policy solutions to end this violence and hold police accountable.
1 Million Madly Motivated Moms (1M4) – 1 Million Madly Motivated Moms is a member-led organization working to eliminate police brutality through legal action and advocacy and increase representation in the criminal justice system by supporting the talent pipeline of diverse attorneys, judges, police officers, and other criminal justice professions.
Policing Equity – Over the last 10 years, CPE has partnered with 25+ police departments nationwide and demonstrated the transformative impact of data-driven interventions.
Mothers Against Police Brutality – This organization was formed to unite mothers who have lost their children to police violence. They are a multi-racial group that works to unite mothers nationwide to fight for police accountability and policy reform.
Cop Crisis – This website provides stats on police killings in the United States.
CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM/RE-ENTRY
Innocence Project – The Innocence Project was founded in 1992 by Peter Neufeld and Barry Scheck at Cardozo School of Law. Their mission is to exonerate the wrongly convicted through DNA testing and reforms to the criminal justice system.
Ladies of Hope Ministries – The Ladies of Hope Ministries whose aims to help disenfranchised and marginalized women and girls transition back into society through resources and access to high-quality education, entrepreneurship, spiritual empowerment, advocacy and housing.
Equal Justice Initiative – The Equal Justice Initiative is committed to ending mass incarceration and excessive punishment in the United States, to challenging racial and economic injustice, and to protecting basic human rights for the most vulnerable people in American society.