Anti-racism Educational and Donation Resources.

Confronting Anti-Black Racism

This list is by no means exhaustive. It is only the start of our work. 

For more expansive lists, please see these two resources: Ways You Can Help & Natl Resource List #GeorgeFloyd+

Mutual AID

Donate/Direct Resources To:

The George Floyd Memorial Fund: Official GoFundMe to support the Floyd Family

The Breonna Taylor Memorial Fund: Official GoFundMe to support the Taylor Family

The Tony Mcdade Memorial Fund: Official GoFundMe to support the Mcdade Family

Local Organizations:

Black Lives Matter Boston

Pioneer Valley Workers Center: Connects immigrants, people of color, women, LGBTQ people, and other oppressed groups to a broader national movement for working people.

Neighbor to Neighbor:  Organization working towards eradicating income inequality, environmental degradation, and racism in Massachusetts. 

Minnesota-Based Organizations:

Black Visions Collective: A Black, Trans, & Queer-led organization that is committed to dismantling systems of oppression & violence & shifting the public narrative to create transformative, long-term change.

Reclaim the Block: Coalition that advocates for & invests in community-led safety initiatives in Minneapolis neighborhoods.

The Legal Rights Center: Provides criminal defense and legal services for low-income people of color in and around Minneapolis, including arrested protestors.

Communities United Against Police Brutality: Operates a crisis hotline where people can report abuse; offers legal, medical, and psychological resource referrals, and engages in political action against police brutality.

National Organizations:

ACLU Racial Justice Program: Aims to preserve and extend constitutionally guaranteed rights to people who have historically been denied their rights on the basis of race.

Campaign Zero: Online platform & organization that utilizes research-based policy solutions to end police brutality in America.

National Bail Out: Black-led and Black-centered collective of abolitionist organizers, lawyers, and activists building a community-based movement to end systems of pretrial detention and mass incarceration.

Equal Justice Initiative: Committed to ending mass incarceration and excessive punishment in the United States and racial and economic injustice.

NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund: Works to structurally achieve racial justice through litigation, advocacy, and public education.

Educational Resources

Boston Public Library: An Anti Racist Reading List

 

Evanston Public Library: Anti-Racist Resources and Reads for All Ages

 

Zinn Education Project: People’s Historians Online: Black Freedom Struggle: From Reconstruction to the Civil Rights Movement is a series of discussions on different historical and contemporary topics running through July 10th. 

 

PBS’s The Frontline Dispatch: Race, Coronavirus, and the Pandemic is a podcast that “examines the connection between George Floyd’s death and the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 deaths among African Americans”.

 

Education Week Teacher Series by Larry Ferlazzo featuring lessons teachers can learn from the death of George Floyd.