FEM NEWSMAG RELIEF AID RESOURCE LIST

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Petitions 1

Email Templates 1

Organizational Funds 1

Bailout Funds 3

Other Recommended Resources Lists for Taking Action 6

Petitions

[UCLA-specific] Petition to Move/Adjust UCLA Finals: Sign the Afrikan Student Union’s petition for cancellation or postponement of finals.

Email Templates

[UCLA-specific] An Appeal on Behalf of Black Bruins: Email your academic departments to request do-no-harm finals that only include scores on final exams and projects to final grades if they improve them.

Organizational Funds

George Floyd Memorial: https://www.gofundme.com/f/georgefloyd

George Floyd Memorial (run by his sister): https://www.gofundme.com/f/george-floyd-bigfloyd

Justice for Ahmaud Arbery Fund: http://www.gofundme.com/f/i-run-with-maud 

Northstar Health Collective:  https://www.northstarhealthcollective.org/ 

Black Lives Matter LA: https://www.blmla.org/ 

National Lawyers Guild: https://www.nlg.org/about/ 

Black Visions Collective: https://www.blackvisionsmn.org/ Black, trans, and queer led space committed to dismantling systems of oppression and violence and shifting the public narrative to create transformative long term change. 

Reclaim the Block: https://www.reclaimtheblock.org/  Reclaim the Block organizes Minneapolis community and city council members to move money from the police department into other areas of the city’s budget that promote community health and safety.

Know Your Rights Camp: https://www.knowyourrightscamp.com/  The Know Your Rights Camp Legal Defense Initiative has identified and teamed up with top defense lawyers in the Minneapolis, Minnesota area to provide legal resources for those in need.

Anti-Police Terror Project: http://www.antipoliceterrorproject.org/  Supports families surviving police terror in their fight for justice, documenting police abuses and connecting impacted families and community members with resources, legal referrals, and opportunities for healing. APTP began as a project of the ONYX Organizing Committee.

The Marsha P. Johnson Institute: https://marshap.org/about-mpji/  The Marsha P. Johnson Institute (MPJI) protects and defends the human rights of Black transgender people by organizing, advocating, creating an intentional community to heal, developing transformative leadership, and promoting our collective power. 

We the Protestors: http://www.wetheprotesters.org/ We The Protesters is a national organization focused on ending racism and police violence in the United States. Since 2015, they’ve built the most comprehensive database of police violence in the nation, used the data to identify effective policy solutions and supported movement organizers to enact these policies at every level of government. Explore our work below.

Ferguson Action Fund: https://fergusonaction.com Ferguson Action was an organized social movement that uses protests and resistance to oppose police violence in the United States.

Black Youth Project 100: https://www.byp100.org Black Youth Project 100 is an African American youth organization in the United States. Its activities include community organizing, voter mobilization, and other social justice campaigns focused on black, feminist, and queer issues.

EJI/ Equal Justice Initiative: https://eji.org/  EJI provides legal representation to people who have been illegally convicted, unfairly sentenced, or abused in state jails and prisons. They challenge the death penalty and excessive punishment and we provide re-entry assistance to formerly incarcerated people.

Campaign Zero: https://www.joincampaignzero.org/#vision A comprehensive platform of research-based policy solutions to end police brutality in America.

Loveland Foundation Therapy Fund: https://www.flipcause.com/secure/team_fundraiser/NzU4MzM=/6860 Provides FREE therapy sessions for Black women and girls. 

Homeless Black Trans Women Fund: https://www.gofundme.com/f/homeless-black-trans-women-fund?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet Fund for the community of Black Trans women that live in Atlanta and are sex workers and/or homeless.

Twin City Recovery Project: https://twincitiesrecoveryproject.org/ Offers assistance and support to those suffering from substance use disorder in their transition toward lifestyles of health and productivity by offering a drug-free environment as well as resources to develop the whole person.

Black-Owned Business Relief Fund: https://www.gofundme.com/f/black-owned-businesses-relief-fund Many Black business owners are mourning with the community, seeking justice for George Floyd and the many other Black lives that have been taken, and having to rebuild their businesses in the midst of it.

Bay Area Black-Owned Business Relief Fund: https://www.gofundme.com/f/bay-area-black-owned-business-relief-fund For Bay Area Owned Black Business Owners affected by the protests.

Chicago Black and Brown Business Relief: https://www.gofundme.com/f/small-businesses-affected-in-chicago 

Bailout Funds

Black Mama’s Bail Out: https://www.nationalbailout.org/black-mamas-bail-out/   

The Bail Project: https://bailproject.org/ (Search by city).

National Bail Fund Network: https://www.communityjusticeexchange.org/nbfn-directory (Search by city).

Austin: https://gogetfunding.com/support-austin-protestors-arrested-by-the-racist-police-justice-for-george-floyd-and-mike-ramos/

Atlanta: http://brooklynbailfund.org/donate 

Baltimore:  https://baltimoreactionlegal.networkforgood.com/projects/99878-cells-to-safety-campaign-finalhtt

Bay Area: https://rally.org/ARCbailfund 

Boston: https://www.massbailfund.org/

Brooklyn: https://linktr.ee/brooklynbailfund

Buffalo: https://fundrazr.com/11fcAd?ref=ab_9GCmFrwXlTn9GCmFrwXlTn

Charlotte:https://charlotteuprising.com/

Chicago: https://chicagobond.org/ 

Colorado: https://fundly.com/coloradofreedom 

Columbus: https://www.paypal.me/ColumbusFreedomFund

Detroit: https://donorbox.org/support-the-detroit-justice-center-1

Durham: https://nccbailfund.org 

Florida: https://www.floridajc.org/bail/

Houston: https://www.restoringjustice.org/

Jacksonville: https://www.gofundme.com/f/CommunitySupportFund?fbclid=IwAR15-BTpDwGuxw2s5-zzZRS74Sk2wQgeaMcKURFxTk4RSuI1qOyJ3nGqv5I

Kansas City: https://www.kccommunitybailfund.com/

Los Angeles: https://www.gofundme.com/f/peoples-city-council-ticket-fund 

Los Angeles: https://linktr.ee/ActionBailFundLA 

Louisville: https://actionnetwork.org/fundraising/louisville-community-bail-fund/

Memphis: https://justcity.kindful.com/

Metro Pheonix: https://secure.everyaction.com/lFZFGA1BpUa9kyYYgSxSKw2

Minneapolis: The Minnesota Freedom Fund is asking folks to redistribute funds to Northstar Health Collective, Black Visions Collective, and Reclaim the Block.

Minneapolis Gas Mask Fund: Venmo @Isak-Douah, Paypal [email protected], CashApp: $Isakdouah

Milwaukee https://fundrazr.com/mkefreedomfund?ref=ab_9GCmFrwXlTn9GCmFrwXlTn

Nashville: https://nashvillebailfund.org/

New Haven: http://www.ctbailfund.org/donate

New Orleans: https://donorbox.org/safety-freedom-fund-eoy

Northwest: https://www.nwcombailfund.org/get-involved/

NYC: https://www.libertyfund.nyc/, Note: This organization is in partnership with its City Council.

NYC: https://emergencyreleasefund.com/

Omaha: https://www.paypal.me/neleftcoalition

Orange County: https://www.gofundme.com/f/orange-county-bail-fund

Philly: https://www.phillybailfund.org/ 

Philly: https://www.phillybailout.com/donate.html

Pittsburgh: https://www.bukitbailfund.org/donate 

Pittsburgh: Venmo: PGH-FREEDOMFUND

Portland: https://www.gofundme.com/f/pdx-protest-bail-fund?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=m_pd+share-sheet

Richmond, VA: https://rvabailfund.org/

Sacramento: http://www.antipoliceterrorproject.org/sacramento

Silicon Valley: https://siliconvalleydsa.org/donations/

Toronto: https://www.gofundme.com/f/toronto-protestor-bail-fund 

Tucson: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/tsccbf

Vegas: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/vegasfreedomfund

Wilmington: https://www.gofundme.com/f/fnbbailfundwilm?fbclid=IwAR0KtIl1Qb70gTZ4b9IaOR5rNXlte5Ayioi3iS8hQspDQpJm_OXyjvNQEbM

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