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

Resources for Washington, DC BLM 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.

Donate to George Floyd’s Family

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.