Information to aid resistance.
Minnesota MN House MN Senate
Representative for District 12A Jeff Backer
Senator for District 12 Torrey Westrom
Resources related to #BlackLivesMatter
Ways to Help
including: petitions to sign, places to donate to, people to ring and text, etc. Also many resources to learn more of what you need to know.
PDF of Are Prisons Obsolete? by Angela Davis
MPD 150 A People’s Project Evaluating Policing
Reclaim the Block
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.
Opportunities for White People in the Fight for Racial Justice
The ideas captured on this website, very much a work in progress, have been developed to support White people to act for racial justice. It draws from ideas and resources developed mostly by Black, Brown and People of Color, and has been edited by Black, Brown, and People of Color.
Justice in June
This resource was compiled by Autumn Gupta with Bryanna Wallace’s oversight for the purpose of providing a starting place for individuals trying to become better allies.
Choose how much time you have each day to become more informed as step one to becoming an active ally to the black community. On this document are links to the learning resources and a schedule of what to do each day.
Anti-racism resources for white people
This document is intended to serve as a resource to white people and parents to deepen our anti-racism work. If you haven’t engaged in anti-racism work in the past, start now. Feel free to circulate this document on social media and with your friends, family, and colleagues.
Shareable Anti-racism Resource Guide
This is just a resource, not a map leading to a destination, but help along the way, a strong start. The tendency to try and get through this list in its entirety and feel accomplished or to get overwhelmed by the ever growing list are real reactions we should leave behind. Again, this IS LIFE-LONG WORK that we choose to enter into, a journey for an anti-racist traveler that will take a lifetime.
75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice
Minnesota Freedom Fund
The Minnesota Freedom Fund pays criminal bail and immigration bond for those who cannot afford to as we seek to end discriminatory, coercive, and oppressive jailing.
A thread of GoFundMe’s and donation sites for the local minneapolis/st. paul black and brown owned businesses that need help right now (destroyed at the hands of white supremacists):
We’re all angry about George Floyd. So, want to know what you can ACTUALLY do to help? Where to donate? How to organise protests? How to stay safe around police? Where black people can find free therapy? What to read to educate yourself? Here’s how you can make a difference:
It’s great that y’all are contributing to bail funds, but many of them have more money than they can use rn (thanks to your help) so I encourage you to ALSO donate to mutual aid funds! They help the ppl we’re fighting for directly & are esp necessary during the pandemic. THREAD:
Resources related to Climate Change
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Air/Water/Waste
also with useful tips like Living Green: Citizens
Resources related LGBTQ+
PDF introduction to gender by Dr. Jennifer McCreight
Resources related to Corona-19
The Risks – Know Them – Avoid Them
HOW TO MAKE A FACE MASK in a variety of styles
There may be 6 types of COVID19
Alternatives to Ableist Language