We believe it is most important right now to focus on what is happening in our society and take action. The extreme acts of police brutality, racism, inequality, and corrupt government systems will not be tolerated. We stand for equality, peace, and love.
It is not enough to want change. It is time to actively be the change you want to see in this world.
9 Ways to Help
(courtesy of Fast Company)
Donate to Black Lives Matter: You can find the main donation page here.
Get involved with your local BLM chapter: The full list is here.
Or start your own: More info here.
Donate to a bail fund: Some Twitter users are crowdsourcing lists of local organizations that help bail out protesters who get arrested. Thread here.
Or another bail fund: This crowdsourced Google Doc of bail funds keeps getting bigger.
Support the National Police Accountability Project: This group, a project of the National Lawyers Guild, helps people find legal counsel. More info here.
Support Campaign Zero, a police reform group that has been working on policy solutions “informed by data and human rights principles.” More info here.
Sign a petition: Civil rights group Color of Change launched a petition asking that all the officers involved in Floyd’s death are brought to justice. Find it here.
Or another petition: The “Justice for George Floyd” petition on Change.org already has 8.5 million supporters. That sends a big message. Find it here.