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Resources Regarding Race, Racism, and Racialized Violence

Recently Shared Resources for Educators and Families

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Grassroots Organizations in Minnesota Doing Black Liberation / Abolition / Anti-Racism Work

  • Minnesota Freedom Fund – pays criminal bail and immigration bonds for those who can’t afford to (IG: Instagram page)
  • Reclaim the Block – a coalition demanding investment in community-led safety initiatives (and divestment from policing) in Minneapolis (IG)
  • Black Visions Collective – an arts collective advocating and organizing for transformative justice and liberation by and for Black Minnesotans (IG)
  • Unicorn Riot – not-for-profit media organization dedicated to exposing root causes for social and environmental issues (they’re doing critical citizen journalism and 24-7 coverage) (IG)
  • Northstar Health Collective – collective of health care workers & street medics that coordinate and provide health care in support of justice movements during protests and other public events
  • MPD 150 – community based initiative challenging the narrative that police exist to protect and serve (not currently asking for donations, but an org to follow) (IG)
  • Black MN COVID-19 Response – a coalition of Black organizers and organizers from Minnesota addressing the harmful impacts of COVID-19
  • George Floyd Memorial Fund – the GoFundMe page of George Floyd’s family, posted by his brother
  • Call Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey at 612-673-2100 / 612-968-4443 and demand that he defund the Minneapolis Police Department. Just this year, he pushed City Council for an $8 million budget increase for MPD. There is no reform that will work – we must abolish the police state
  • Read www.mpd150.com/report for more education on why police reform won’t work.
  • Donate to Black Visions Collective to support Black-led organizing to expand the power of Black people across the Twin Cities metro area and Minnesota.