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Organizations

A selection of organizations working to address overt and systemic racism through education, policy and activism. Follow and donate where you can.

Boards and leadership teams without a Black or Indigenous majority are identified as such.

ACLU

Nonprofit legal and advocacy organization, including racial justice (Board of Directors: Black Minority)

t : @aclu

ig : @aclu_nationwide

Afrotectopia

A social institution fostering interdisciplinary innovation at the intersections of art, design, tech, Black culture and activism

t : @afrotectopia

ig : @afrotectopia

Algorithmic Justice League

The Algorithmic Justice League is an organization that combines art and research to illuminate the social implications and harms of artificial intelligence

t : @ajlunited

ig : @ajlunited

Antiracist Research & Policy Center

Producing knowledge for change's sake in collaboration with scholars, journalists, policy makers and advocates

t : @AntiracismCtr

Audre Lorde Project

Community organizing center for LGBTSTGNC people of color communities

t : @audrelorde

ig : @audrelordeproject

Black Futures Lab

Transforming Black communities by building Black political power through training and engagement. Access voting resources and their Black to the Ballot initiative

t : @blackfutureslab

ig : @blackfutureslab

Black Lives Matter

Alliance for maternal health, rights and justice for Black women. Access their resources and find your local chapter

t : @blkmamasmatter

ig : @blackmamasmatter

Black Mamas Matter

Alliance for maternal health, rights and justice for Black women. Access their resources

t : @blkmamasmatter

ig : @blackmamasmatter

Black Women's Blueprint

Empowering Black women and girls through racial justice advocacy, training and healing

t : @blackwomensbp

ig : @blackwomensblueprint

BYP100

Black youth creating justice and freedom for Black people

t : @byp100

ig : @byp100

CAIR

Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, home of the Counter-Islamophobia Project. 

t : @islamophobia

 

Color of Change

Leads campaigns to build power in Black communities by calling for accountability and justice in tech, politics, media, and democracy

t : @colorofchange

ig : @colorofchange

Colorlines Media

A daily news site centering race

t : @colorlines

ig : @colorlinesnews

Data for Black Lives

Using data science to create concrete and measurable change in the lives of Black people

t : @data4blacklives

ig : @data4blacklives

Dream Defenders

Youth organizers building community power through a new vision for the state. Their agenda is called the Freedom Papers

t : @dreamdefenders

ig : @thedreamdefenders

Equal Justice Initiative

Working to end mass incarceration, excessive punishment and racial inequality

t : @eji_org

ig : @eji_org

Families Belong Together

Coalition working to permanently end the separation and detention of families

t : @fams2gether

ig : @fams2gether

Higher Heights

Strengthening Black women's leadership capacity an providing information on the impact of having Black women in leadership

t : @higherheights

ig : @higherheights4

Know Your Rights Camp

A free campaign for youth funded by Colin Kaepernick to raise awareness on self-empowerment and interacting with law enforcement

t : @yourrightscamp

ig : @yourrightscamp

Lakota People's Law Project MMIW Guide

A Resource Guide on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Make Motherhood Diverse

Bringing a diversity of stories to the representation of motherhood

ig : @makemotherhooddiverse

MPower Change

Muslim-led grassroots movement working to build social, spiritual, racial, and economic justice for all. Take action in their campaigns

t : @mpower_change

ig : @mpowerchange

Muslim Girl

A platform for the voices of Muslim womem

t : @muslimgirl

ig : @muslimgirl

NAACP

America's first and largest grassroots–based civil rights organization. Support their Legal Defense Fund

t : @naacp

ig : @naacp

National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls

Ending incarceration for women and girld

t : @thecouncilus

ig : @thecouncilus

National Domestic Workers Alliance

Organizing domestic workers for respect and recognition (Board: Black Minority)

t : @domesticworkers

ig :  @domesticworkers

No Place for Hate

Working to keep hate out of schools through the Defamation League. A focus on combatting anti-semitism (Board: Jewish Majority)

t : @ADL

ig :  @anti-defamation-league

People's Action

A network of grassroots justice organizations (Board: Black Minority)

t : @pplsaction

Racial Equity Tools

Comprehensive directory of tools for planning, acting, evaluating and connecting

RAICES

Immigrant and refugee education and legal services (Leadership Team: Predominantly Latinx and White)

t : @raicestexas

ig : @raicestexas

Resource Generation

Organizes young people with wealth and class privilege to work towards the equitable distribution of wealth, land and power. Access their resources (Leadership Team: Black Minority)

t : @resourcegen

ig : @resourcegeneration

Seeding Sovereignty

Indigenous folx leading radical decolonizing change through the support of political engagement, land resilience, storytelling, ending violence against indigenous women, connecting frontlines, and youth education

t : @seedingsovereignty

ig : @seedingsovereignty

Sister Song

Collective working to improve institutional policies and systems that impact the reproductive lives of marginalized communities

t : @SisterSong_WOC

ig : @SisterSong_WOC

Southern Poverty Law Center

Combats hate, intolerance, and discrimination through education and litigation. Access their resources (Board and Leadership Team: Black Minority)

t : @splcenter

ig : @splcenter

Stand With Standing Rock

An initiative of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, working in solidarity to halt the Dakota Access pipeline. 

The Action PAC

Campaigning against racial injustice

t : @TheActionPAC

ig : @TheActionPAC

The Collective

Building Black political power

t : @collectivepac

ig : @collectivepac

The Leadership Conference

America's oldest and largest civil rights coalition (Board: Black Minority)

t : @civilrightsorg

ig : @civilrightsorg

Them

Platform for stories shared through the lens of today's LGBTQ community lens (Leadership Team: Details N/A)

t : @them

ig : @them

United We Dream

America's largest immigrant youth-led network. Access their toolkits and community driven research (Leadership Team: Predominantly Latinx)

t : @unitedwedream

ig : @unitedwedream

Wapatah: Centre for Indigenous Visual Knowledge

Dedicated to the documentation, communication and interpretation of indigenous ways of seeing

ig : @wapatah.ocadu

Woke Vote

Campaigning to increase voter turnout

t : @wokevoteus

ig : @wokevote