This list of organizations was compiled in part based on recommendations found in the Anti-Racism Resources Guide. 

Antiracist Research and Policy Center
  • The mission of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center (ARPC) is to convene and team up varied specialists to figure out novel and practical ways to understand, explain, and solve seemingly intractable problems of racial inequity and injustice. Our research and policy work is deliberately antiracist. We consider racist policies and ideas, and not certain racial groups, to be the racial problem. We strive to build an antiracist society of racial equity and justice. (from website)
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African American Policy Forum
  • African American Policy Forum is a think tank that connects activists and academics and is geared toward ending structural inequality. Focused racial justice with intersectionality of race, gender, class at the forefront, and the array of barriers that disempower those who are marginalized in society. 
  • Has options to donate, also hosts events and talks that people can participate in: has internship and may offer directly or connect to volunteer opportunities.
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Audre Lorde Project
  • The Audre Lorde Project is a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non Conforming People of Color center for community organizing, focusing on the New York City area. Through mobilization, education and capacity-building, we work for community wellness and progressive social and economic justice. Committed to struggling across differences, we seek to responsibly reflect, represent and serve our various communities. (from website)
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The Bail Project
  • The Bail Project is a national organization providing free bail assistance, mission to disrupt and ultimately dismantle the money bail system as part of a decarceration effort.  Currently providing bail to protestors.
  • Accepts donations to pay bail, and 100% of donations go towards bail.
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Black Lives Matter
  • Black Lives Matter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer. Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. From their website: "By combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation, and centering Black joy, we are winning immediate improvements in our lives." 
  • Visit the website to join the movement, sign petitions, or gather resources.
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Black Movement Law Project
  • Black Movement Law Project is a national organization that is community oriented, made up of lawyers and legal activists, and focuses on legal support to protestors and activists demonstrating against police brutality, along with serving as legal observers and other activities to support movements with legal expertise.
  • Offers some basic training tools on their website.  Has options to donate.
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Black Visions Collective
  • Since 2017, Black Visions Collective, has been putting into practice the lessons learned from prior organizations to shape a political home for Black people across Minnesota. Black Visions Collective is trans- and queer-led and centers its work in healing and transformative justice principles for a world in which ALL Black Lives Matter.
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Black Voters Matter
  • Black Voters Matter is dedicated to voter registration, policy advocacy for voting rights and intersectional policies promoting civil rights, and helps with organizational development and training. 
  • Accepts donations, is actively looking to partner with organizers and communities, especially in the South, and is open to sending representatives to speaking engagements held by other organizations.
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Black Woman's Blueprint
  • Black Women’s Blueprint works to place Black women and girls’ lives as well as their particular struggles squarely within the context of the larger racial justice concerns of Black communities and are committed to building movements where gender matters in broader social justice organizing so that all members of our communities gain social, political and economic equity. They engage in progressive research, historical documentation, policy advocacy and organizing steeped in the struggles of Black women within their diverse communities and within dominant culture. (from website)
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Campaign Zero
  •  Campaign Zero is an organization dedicated to ending police violence in America.
  • Go to to donate to Campaign Zero or see how you can get involved.
Center for Constitutional Rights
  • The Center for Constitutional Rights is dedicated to advancing and protecting the rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. CCR is committed to the creative use of law as a positive force for social change. We do that by combining cutting-edge litigation, advocacy and strategic communications in work on a broad range of civil and human rights issues.
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  • COLORLINES is a daily news site where race matters, featuring award-winning in-depth reporting, news analysis, opinion and curation. COLORLINES is published by Race Forward, a national organization that advances racial justice through research, media and practice. (from website)
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Color of Change
  • Color of Change leads campaigns that build real power for Black communities. We challenge injustice, hold corporate and political leaders accountable, commission game-changing research on systems of inequality, and advance solutions for racial justice that can transform our world. (from website)
  • Visit the website to join the movement or donate to the cause.
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Communities United for Police Reform
  • Communities United for Police Reform is a New York-based campaign to reform the NYPD, focusing on ending discriminatory policing and police brutality, and calling for budget justice by cutting the NYPD budget and reinvesting in social services.
  • Offers training through associate orgs to become an observer and documenter of police brutality (copwatch), volunteering with member organizations, and donating directly to the campaign
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Equal Justice Initiative
Good Call
  • A start up dedicated to ensuring that all New Yorkers have access to free legal assistance upon arrest, Good Call covers all five boroughs of NYC through partnerships with The Bronx Defenders, The Legal Aid Society, Brooklyn Defender Services, NDS of Harlem, NYCDS, and Queens Law Associates.
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The King Center
  • The King Center will seek with integrity to extend Martin Luther King’s best hopes and deeds. What we see beginning now is no dead monument, but a living memorial filled with all the vitality that was his, a center of human endeavor, committed to the causes for which he lived and died. (from website)
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Law For Black Lives
  • Law For Black Lives is a national community of radical lawyers and legal workers committed to transforming the law and building the power of organizing to defend, protect and advance Black Liberation across the globe.
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Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights
  • The Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights is a coalition charged by its diverse membership of more than 200 national organizations to promote and protect the civil and human rights of all persons in the United States. Through advocacy and outreach to targeted constituencies, The Leadership Conference works toward the goal of a more open and just society – an America as good as its ideals. (from website)
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Loveland Foundation
  • Loveland Foundation is committed to showing up to bring opportunity and healing to communities of color in unique and powerful ways, with a particular focus on Black women and girls. The Foundation has a fund that helps provide therapy and related services to Black women and girls. Through fellowships, residency programs, listening tours, and more, the organization contributes to both the empowerment and the liberation of the communities it serves.
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  • 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 the health and well-being of all persons. (from website)
  • Visit here to sign petitions and find other ways to get involved.
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NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
  • The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. is America’s premier legal organization fighting for racial justice. Through litigation, advocacy, and public education, LDF seeks structural changes to expand democracy, eliminate disparities, and achieve racial justice in a society that fulfills the promise of equality for all Americans. LDF also defends the gains and protections won over the past 75 years of civil rights struggle and works to improve the quality and diversity of judicial and executive appointments. 
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National Conference of Black Lawyers
  • The National Conference of Black Lawyers offers legal assistance to black civil rights activists, made up of lawyers, judges, law students, scholars, and other legal workers. Bar association dedicated to the black community. Local chapters in NYC, DC, Detroit, and North Carolina.
  • Has a membership option, accepts donations, and hosts virtual events and talks
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National Lawyer Guild - NYC Chapter
  • The oldest inter-racial bar association in America, the National Lawyer Guild-NYC Chapter supports protests by providing free legal advice via their support hotline, mass defense legal work, and legal observers for demonstrations.
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New Jersey Institute for Social Justice
  • The New Jersey Institute for Social Justice’s mission is to empower New Jersey residents to realize and achieve their full potential. Established in 1999 by Alan V. and Amy Lowenstein, the Institute is known for its dynamic and independent advocacy aimed at toppling load-bearing walls of structural inequality to create just, vibrant, and healthy communities. We employ a broad range of advocacy tools to advance our ambitious social and racial justice agenda, including research, analysis and writing, public education, grassroots organizing, communications, the development of pilot programs, legislative strategies, and litigation.  Using a holistic approach to addressing the unique and critical issues facing New Jersey’s communities, the Institute advocates for systemic reform that is at once transformative, achievable in the state, and replicable in communities across the nation.
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  • The New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) is the New York affiliate of ACLU with a current focus on promoting protesters’ rights amid a general commitment to civil rights and civil liberties.  Donations accepted, hosts some events, membership option.
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Restoring Justice
  • Restoring Justice is working towards ending Mass Incarceration by providing excellent legal, social and spiritual services to people accused of crimes who cannot afford legal representation in Harris County, TX.
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Showing Up For Racial Justice
Southern Poverty Law Center
  • The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society. Using litigation, education, and other forms of advocacy, the SPLC works toward the day when the ideals of equal justice and equal opportunity will be a reality. (from website)
  • Ways to support the SPLC.
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Teaching Tolerance
  • Our mission is to help teachers and schools educate children and youth to be active participants in a diverse democracy. Teaching Tolerance provides free resources to educators—teachers, administrators, counselors and other practitioners—who work with children from kindergarten through high school. Educators use our materials to supplement the curriculum, to inform their practices, and to create civil and inclusive school communities where children are respected, valued and welcome participants. (from website)
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