Orgs + Activists

2020 UPRISING ORGS

Justice Reform & Legal Aid

Aftercare Jail Support

A coalition of individuals and groups from around Pittsburgh are mobilizing to create a network of people providing aftercare resources for folks getting out of Allegheny County Jail.

Austin Justice Coalition

Racial justice project in Austin, Texas

BALT – Baltimore Action Legal Team

BALT provides legal support to Baltimore communities as they exercise their civil liberties protesting against injustices rooted in structural racism and economic inequality.

Black & Pink

LGBTQ-focused Prison Abolitionist organisation

Color of Change

Running national campaigns for racial justice

Committee to Protect Journalists

The Committee to Protect Journalists is an independent, nonprofit organization that promotes press freedom worldwide. We defend the right of journalists to report the news safely and without fear of reprisal.

Community Advocates for Just and Moral Governance

Impact litigation organisation fighting for economic equality

Community Justice Exchange

Community justice organisation working towards prison abolition

Detroit Justice Center

A non-profit law firm working alongside communities to create economic opportunities,
transform the justice system, and promote equitable and just cities.

Emancipate NC

Dismantling Structural Racism and Mass Incarceration Across North Carolina

LGBTQ Freedom Fund

Secures the liberty and safety of people held in jail or immigration detention, focusing on LGBTQ individuals.

NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund

America’s premier legal organization fighting for racial justice

National Lawyers Guild

Legal support in labor struggles, international rights monitoring, mass defense of political speech, rebuffing attacks on immigrants, women, people of color, LGBTQ persons, prisoners, and others facing government and institutional oppression.

No New Jails NYC

No New Jails NYC is building power in communities throughout New York City and with its incarcerated members. Overwhelmingly, New Yorkers agree that all efforts should be dedicated now to closing all jails on Rikers Island, that there is no need to build any more jails, and that the billions of dollars budgeted for new jails should be redirected instead to community-based resources that will support permanent decarceration.

PLAN Nevada

Organising around criminal justice reform, gender equality and dismantling structural racism

Prison Book Program

Providing free books to people in incarceration

Restoring Justice

Working towards an end to mass incarceration

The Focus Forward Project

Provides life skill and re-entry training to those charged with federal crimes

The Innocence Project

Exonerates the wrongly convicted through DNA testing and reforms the criminal justice system to prevent future injustice.

Until We Are All Free

Non-profit organization working towards the liberation of incarcerated men and women and help them fulfill their roles as human beings in society, contributors to art, financial liberation, community development, culture ambassadors, mothers.

Black-led San Francisco-based organization that supports trans women of color in the prison system and after release.

Community Organisations

ABQ Mutual Aid

A coalition of local organizations and individuals working to protect at-risk community members during the COVID-19 emergency in New Mexico.

Advancement Project

Campaigns nationally for inclusivity, equality and justice

African Career, Education, and Resource (ACER)

A nonprofit organization that engages African immigrants living in the north and northwest suburbs of Minneapolis.

Al Maa’uun

Al Maa’uun is a nonprofit with deep roots in North Minneapolis, serving thousands of households each year with food and critical supplies.

Appalachian Youth Mutual Aid Fund

Fundraising support for young people in Appalachian networks and communities impacted by COVID-19.

Atlanta – Sister Song

Dedicated to growing and supporting the Reproductive Justice movement, and to uplifting the voices and building the capacity of movement sisters to win access to abortion and all other reproductive rights.

Black Immigrant Collective

The Black Immigrant Collective amplifies and makes visible the voices of Black immigrants in Minnesota.

Black Socialists in America

Pursuing an international socialist movement for equality and justice

Black Table Arts

Gathering black communities through the arts, towards better black futures.

Black Trans Fund

Uplifting and resourcing Black trans social justice leaders

Black Voters Matter Fund

Protecting voting rights and strengthening communities

Black Women Speak

Gathering Black Women in Minnesota to share experiences in order to heal, find joy and move toward liberation on their own terms

BYP100

Creating justice and freedom for all Black people, using a Black queer feminist lens

CALEB

An institutional coalition of faith-based, labor, and other community organizations giving constituents a powerful voice in public affairs and issues in the wider community.

Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en Lucha

A worker-led organization where workers organize, educate and empower each other to fight for a voice in their workplaces and in their communities

Cleveland Pandemic Response

Facilitating community preparedness and recovery.

Division of Indian Work

Organisation to support and strengthen urban American Indian people through culturally-based education, traditional healing approaches, and leadership development.

Du Nord Riot Recovery Fund

Fund to support black and brown companies affected by the riots.

Higher Heights for America

Organising political power for Black women

Homeless Black Trans Women Fund

Establishing a network of Trans-led and Trans-owned, sustainable housing for Black Trans women, prioritizing those who are homeless, sex workers, or living with HIV.

Isuroon

A grassroots nonprofit organization working to promote the well-being and empowerment of Somali women in Minnesota and beyond.

Jacksonville Community Support Fund

Offering mental health services, medical reimbursement and bond reimbursement for individuals whose rights were infringed upon 5/30/2020 & 5/31/2020

Justice for David McAtee

Funds will be donated to the family to help funeral and memorial funds. As well as funding any legal action. The money is going to Odessa Riley, David McAtee’s mother.

Know Your Rights Camp

Advancing the liberation and well-being of Black and Brown communities through education, self-empowerment, mass-mobilization and the creation of new systems that elevate the next generation of change leaders.

Lake Street East African Worker Recovery Fund
Raising money to provide aid to hundreds of workers in Minneapolis until they can return to their jobs.

Latino Community on Lake Street

Fundraiser for Latinx owned businesses on Lake Street, Minneapolis.

Little Earth Residents Association

Food and safety needs for residents of Little Earth of United Tribes.

Los Angeles Mutual Aid

“Building this Mutual Aid project not only to outlast even the longest predictions of the virus’ longevity, but to continue even after we are all back to our normal lives.”

Louisville Mutual Aid

BLM Louisville, Hip Hop Cares, Women of the Well, Justice Before Peace, community leaders from Black and South Louisville neighborhoods and organizations.

Metro Atlanta Mutual Aid

“Funds are targeted towards Black, Indigenous, and peoples of color. We will give special consideration within these communities to women/femmes, non-binary and queer folks, the poor and working class, people living with disabilities, and undocumented and refugee members.”

Minneapolis Sanctuary Hotel

George Floyd was a shelter worker at the largest homeless shelter in Minneapolis. He supported and advocated for people experiencing homelessness while he was alive, and this Sanctuary will be a part of his legacy.

Minnesota Healing Justice Network

A supportive professional community and mutual aid network for wellness and healing justice practitioners who also identify as IBPOC (Indigenous, Black, or People of Color).

Movement for Black Lives Covid 19 Mutual Aid Fund

Black-led mutual aid networks

Mutual Aid Philly

“All contributions go directly to community members in need.”

Nebraska Left Coalition

The Nebraska Left Coalition is dedicated to educating, supporting, and building movements within and for the community.

New Voices for Reproductive Justice

Advancing sexual and reproductive health & LGBTQ rights for Black women and girls

Northside business support

Supporting Northside businesses that have been impacted by COVID-19 and the recent uprising.

Oasis of Love

A Northside Minneapolis organization that was established to help combat the challenges of domestic violence

Official George Floyd Memorial Fund * Funded

“This fund is established to cover funeral and burial expenses, mental and grief counseling, lodging and travel for all court proceedings, and to assist our family in the days to come as we continue to seek justice for George. A portion of these funds will also go to the Estate of George Floyd for the benefit and care of his children and their educational fund.”

People’s Programs

Black Socialist Grassroot organization serving the people of Oakland.

Pimento Relief Fund

Providing black businesses without insurance relief after white supremacists set them on fire during the protests

PPNA – Renters Support Fund

A group of residents, community organizations, and neighborhood organizations committed to supporting renters in our community

PrYSM

Centering queer South-East Asian youth, families and allies in grassroots social justice organisation

Public Goods Mutual Fund

Raising money here to buy and distribute cleaning supplies to the over 900 scattered site households in Minneapolis

Puget Sound Mutual Aid Solidarity Network

“We are a collective of volunteers, not a non-profit. That means no overhead, every dollar is going towards groceries, supplies, and direct support.”

re:power

Community organisation for inclusive politics

Rebuild Migizi!

MIGIZI Communications advances a message of success, well-being and justice for the American Indian community. Support them rebuilding after fire.

Redeemer Center for Life

Black-led non-profit in North Minneapolis with a mission is to act as an agent of hope and transformation to preserve a vibrant community in the Harrison neighborhood & broader North Minneapolis

Salt Lake Mutual Aid

“Every dollar you donate to Salt Lake Mutual Aid goes straight back into the community.”

Silicon Valley DSA

The Silicon Valley chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America

Solidarity Supply Distro (Boston) * Funded

“People experiencing homelessness, addicts, and sex workers without any institutional support are in need of food and supplies just as the rest of us are, and we need your help to reach them.”

Southern Solidarity

A grassroots, community-based group of volunteers in solidarity with the unhoused in their quest toward liberation.

Southside Harm Reduction

Works within a harm reduction framework to promote the human rights to health, safety, autonomy, and agency among people who use substances.

Spiral Collective

A volunteer full-spectrum reproductive options and support group comprised of doulas, birth-workers, and passionate reproductive justice advocates. based in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota, occupied Dakhóta territories.

SVP Dallas Partners

SVP Dallas Partners invest financial resources along with their professional skills and experience to the long-term solution of the social challenges facing the Dallas community. Each Partner commits to a personally significant contribution of at least $5,000 each year.

The New Georgia Project

Engaging and advocating for youth, single mothers and people of color in Georgia

WBC in partnership with Northside Funders Group will direct all donations to support Northside businesses that have been impacted by COVID-19 and the recent uprising.

Women for Political Change

Holistically invests in the leadership and political power of young women and trans & nonbinary individuals throughout Minnesota.

Young People’s Action Coalition

Intersectional high school and middle school student led group that organizes to improve Minneapolis Public Schools and build community and power around such campaigns as getting cops out of schools.

YWCA Baton Rouge

Eliminating racism and empowering women

Activism + Protest

ActBlue – orgs fighting against racism and police brutality

Split donations evenly among a selection of organisations

Anti Police-Terror Project

Black-led, multi-racial, intergenerational coalition that seeks to build a replicable and sustainable model to eradicate police terror in communities of color.

Black Visions Collective

Black Visions Collective (BLVC) believes in a future where all Black people have autonomy, safety is community-led, and we are in right relationship within our ecosystems.

BlackOUT Collective

Support and training for direct action

Twin-Cities based organization that was created to deal with police brutality on an ongoing basis.

Juxtaposition Arts

A teen-staffed art and design center, gallery, retail shop, and artists’ studio space in North Minneapolis. Since the uprisings in Minneapolis began, JXTA has played a critical role in building community alternatives to the police, led by Black, POCI and other youth who are already building the abundant and just future they envision.

Movement for Black Lives

Direct resources and support for protest activism

National Police Accountability Project

Holding law enforcement accountable for misconduct

Youth-led organization that applies community mobilization to heal and transform society

Peoples City Council Freedom Fund

Raising funds to support those involved in the ongoing rebellion in LA.

Reclaim the Block * Funded

Reclaim the Block began in 2018 and organizes Minneapolis community and city council members to move money from the police department into other areas of the city’s budget that truly promote community health and safety.

Support Florida f12 protesters

A statewide fund to help Florida communities facing repression for standing up in the streets. These funds will be used to protect people across Florida who are confronted with police and state retaliation for taking action to protect Black lives.

The Anti-Racist Activist Fund

Support for activists, particularly those facing criminal charges, in the struggle against white supremacy in Orange, Chatham, Wake Counties and surrounding areas.

A coalition formed after the murder of Jamar Clark by MPD to continue the work and gather people around the fight against police crimes.

Unicorn Riot

A decentralized, educational 501(c)(3) non-profit media organization of artists and journalists. Dedicated to exposing root causes of dynamic social and environmental issues through amplifying stories and exploring sustainable alternatives in today’s globalized world.

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