The truth is that our individual efforts are important but insufficient. Our collective action–the leaders we elect, the institutions administered in the name of the People, the other stanchions at the table — offers an opportunity for bigger, longer-lasting action. ~ Wes Moore
We’ve organized the lists based on the level and type of involvement. These are plans of action that you can take now – from making a phone call to signing a petition to protesting to donating and volunteering. This is not a comprehensive list and will be updated regularly.
MAKE A PHONE CALL/SIGN A PETITION
Justice for Breonna Taylor – As of May 31, 2020 Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly, Brett Hankison and Myles Cosgrove have not been charged with her murder.
Louisville Metro Police Dept. – 502-574-7111
Louisville Mayor’s Office – 502-574-2003
Stand with Bre – for additional information
Justice for Ahmaud Arbery
Color of Change Petition – Remove District Attorney George Barnhill of the Waycross Circuit and District Attorney Jackie Johnson of the Brunswick Judicial Circuit from Office
- Text JUSTICE to 55156.
- Call Jackie Johnson’s office at 912-554-7200 to make your voice heard.
RESOURCES FOR PROTESTORS
Lawyers Offering Pro-Bono Services for Arrested Protestors
The Legal Rights Center –Minneapolis/Hennepin County Area
You may also Donate to help them continue providing pro bono legal services to underserved communities.
Saeed & Little Attorneys at Law –Chicago, Indianapolis, Louisville
Eric Sundin, Criminal Defense Attorney – Houston
Ricardo Briones Law – San Antonio – 210-227-1515
Lawrence Zimmerman – Atlanta
Damiane Banieh, Banieh Law Firm – 281-788-8480
Jason Spanich – Oklahoma City
Rier Jordan, P.A. – Miami – 305-899-1212
Restoring Justice – Need help with bail? – Houston
DONATE AND/OR VOLUNTEER
Black Voters Matter Fund – Their mission is to increase power in black communities by increasing active voting.
Reclaim the Block – This Minnesota based organization works to organize around policies and strategies that reduce investment in police and build resources that create real safety such as affordable housing, accessible mental health services, community violence prevention and youth services.
Visit our Organization Directory for a full list of organizations you can support.