Over the weekend, peaceful protests took place across the country against the killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor, and in solidarity with all BIPOC for the trauma and loss they have experienced as communities in America. As a direct result of our privilege, many of us will never be able to fully understand what it means to live under conditions of oppression and fear, but that does not mean we are unable to take a stand with our neighbors of color against these systemic injustices. In fact, it is our duty to educate ourselves on racism and the racist structures that exist all around us in order to grasp what role we can play in dismantling them through anti-racism. 

To that end, we have compiled a list of resources that either provide direct help to those who need it most in the fight for justice or provide educational materials for allies looking to develop a more critical understanding of the responsibilities that white people and people outside BIPOC communities play in the struggle for a more equitable society. This list is by no means exhaustive and will continue to be updated.

Donation Resources

  • The Loveland Foundation:
    • Providing national financial assistance to women and girls of color seeking therapy.
  • Minnesota freedom fund
    • Understand the discriminatory nature of cash bail practices and donate to a fund securing protestor release and freedom for BIPOC.
  • NAACP Legal and Defense and Aid Fund
    • Help fund the NAACP’s legal teams in their pursuit of winning landmark legal battles.  
  • Black Visions Collective
    • A black, trans, and queer-led social justice organization and legal fund based in Minneapolis-St. Paul. 
  • Reclaim the Block:
    • An organization dedicated to reallocating funds from the police department into community initiatives that promote health and safety.
  • Campaign Zero:
    • An organization dedicated to limiting police interventions, improving community interactions and ensuring accountability
  • The Collective PAC:
    • An organization building black political power through getting out the vote, organizing donors, and sponsoring candidates.
  • Mutual aid resource directory by state

Petitions

Educational Resources

Books

Podcasts

Creative Resources 

Please reach out to us with any additional anti-racism resources in the comments or on Twitter.

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