Initiatives, Websites, Organizations, and Groups
Black Lives Matter:
Black Lives Matter is a global organization whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes
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.
Under sustained pressure, elected officials have begun to enact legislation to address police violence. Campaign Zero provides tools to track legislation impacting your community and hold your representatives
accountable for taking meaningful action to end police violence.
Equal Justice Initiative:
Equal Justice Intiative is a nonprofit organization that provides legal representation to people who have been illegally convicted, unfairly sentenced, or abused in state jails and prisons.
The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is to secure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure
health and well-being of all persons.
Project South is a Southern-based leadership development organization that creates spaces for movement building. They have been working with communities to strengthen leadership and to provide popular political and economic
education for personal and social transformation.
Reclaim the Block:
Reclaim the Block organizes Minneapolis community and city council members to move money from the police department into other areas of the citys budget that truly promote community health and safety.
Society for the Study of Social Problems:
The SSSP's stated purpose is to promote and protect sociological research and teaching on significant problems of social life.
100 Black Men:
The mission of 100 Black Men of America is to improve the quality of life and enhance educational and economic opportunities for all African Americans.