How to Help

This is a short list of ways people can support protestors and communities impacted by police violence and systematic racism.

Books: These books are available in print, ebook, and audio:
How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
So You Want to Talk about Race by Ijeoma Oluo
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson

Resources
Anti-Racism Resources
75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice

Follow: There are many excellent organizations leading the field on supporting racial equity. Here are just a few to follow that can support your learning.
PolicyLink
Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity (PRE)
Equity in the Center
Race Forward

Give: Now, more than ever, giving is essential. Whether it’s giving money, time, or compassion.

New York Urban League The New York Urban League’s role to strengthen underserved communities, ensuring everybody has a seat at the table.

Minnesota Freedom Fund
Help the organization to continue to free people and also advance their capacity and advocacy to abolish the prison industrial complex.

Campaign Zero
Organization that utilizes research-based policy solutions to end police brutality in the U.S.

Grassroots Law Project: Combines the best of grassroots organizing with legal expertise to radically transform policing and justice in America.

National Bail Fund Network – NY
The community bail and bond funds that are part of the Network are dedicated to being an organizing tool aimed at ending pretrial and immigration detention.

Brooklyn Bail Fund
C
ommunity bail fund for Brooklyn’s incarcerated individuals.

Bed-Stuy Strong
A group of neighbors helping neighbors in a spirit of solidarity.

One Community NYC
The Fort Greene/Clinton Hill based organization asks residents and institutions to employ the powerful tools at their disposal, individually and as a community, to reduce inequality, dismantle divisions, and share the contributions of the community.