Written by Leighana Lynn
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- Black Lives Matter Resources
- Resources for Anti-Rasict Protesters
- Note: You can also use this list to find organizations to donate to that are providing relief for your local and nationwide protestors.
- Resources Supporting the Black Lives Matter Movement
Mental Health Resources for POC:
Gurls talk is an online community for young women to discuss issues such as depression, racism, sexuality, relationships, and more.
Ethel Lucas was a matriarch figure in a tight-knit Black community whose home offered warmth, laughter, and care. Her belief in community as a practice lives on in her granddaughter, our Founder and CEO, Naj Austin. Their mission is inspired by Ethel to create healing spaces that center and celebrate people of color through conversation, wellness, and creativity.
Metalust is A wellness haven created for BIPOC, by BIPOC. With a mission to Empower and restore our mental health and honor the diversity of relationships and identity. Metalust hosts weekly circles via zoom that create a safe space for all bipoc.
Therapy for Black Girls
Therapy for Black Girls is an online space dedicated to encouraging the mental wellness of Black women and girls.
The Loveland Foundation
Loveland Foundation is committed to showing up for communities of color in unique and powerful ways, with a particular focus on Black women and girls. Their resources and initiatives are collaborative and prioritize opportunity, access, validation, and healing.
Info from Color of Change team (thank you!):
Demand that Mayor Jacob Frey must:
1. block their pensions and
2. ban them from ever getting reinstated.
Phone # List:
Hennepin County Attorney's Office: (612)-348-5550
Deputy Chief of Professional Standards Bureau, Henry Halverson: 612-673-2735
DA Mike Freeman: 612-348-5550
MPLS City Council - 612-673-2244
MPLS Mayor’s Office - 612-673-2100
MN Governor’s Office 651-201-3400
Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Office 612-333-1272
MN State House Rep Jim Davnie 651-296-0173
MN State House Rep Aisha Gomez 651-296-7152
MN State Senator Jeff Hayden - 651-296-4261
MN State Senator Patricia Torres Ray 651-296-4274
OPCR # For Complaints: 612-673-3012
Internal Affairs: 612-673-2735
Mayor of Minneapolis, Jacob Frey:
Personal #: 612-968-4443
Office #: 612-673-2100
PETITIONS TO SIGN
P.s.: Make sure you know what petitions you are signing and not to double sign, in some states double signing makes your signature invalid
Link to sign a petition & call County Attorney Michael Freeman: https://www.justiceforbigfloyd.com/
Link to sign a petition to defund Minneapolis police:
The following organizations have received a flood of funding & recommend you reroute your donations to other action organizations for the moment --
- White Fragility
By: Robin Diangelo
- The Hate You Give
By: Angie Thomas
- I know why the Caged Bird Sings
By: Maya Angelou
- So You Want to Talk about Race
- The New Jim Crow
By: Michelle Alexander
- Race Matters
by: Cornel West
- How to Be antiracist
by: Ibram X. Kendi
- When They See Us
- The Life & Death of Marsha P. Johnson
- Explained: The Racial Wealth Gap
- The True Cost
Accounts to Follow: