Things you can do right now to support protesters

Jeff Guenther on Jun 01, 2020

Donate to Black Lives Matter: Find the main donation page here. You can also get involved with your local BLM chapter. Find the list here. Can’t find one near you? Start your own here.

Donate to a bail fund: Many people are crowdsourcing lists of local organizations that help bail out protesters who get arrested. Check it out on twitter here or view the Google Doc here.

Support the National Police Accountability Project: This group, a project of the National Lawyers Guild, helps people find legal counsel. More info here.

Support Campaign Zero, a police reform group that has been working on policy solutions “informed by data and human rights principles.” More info here.

Sign a petition: Civil rights group Color of Change launched a petition asking that all the officers involved in Floyd’s death are brought to justice. Find it here.

Another petition: The “Justice for George Floyd” petition on already has 8.5 million supporters. Help send a big message. Find it here.

The New York State legislature must repeal Civil Rights Law 50-a, which has been used to shield law enforcement from accountability by preventing transparency regarding acts of misconduct by police officers. Sign the petition here.

Breonna Taylor survived the frontlines of a pandemic that disproportionately kills Black people, only to have her life stolen by police on March 13. Fight for Breonna and take action here.

On May 27, Tony McDade, a black LGBTQ person, was shot and killed by a Tallahassee Police Department (TPD) officer. Help Tony’s family here.

When Julius Jones was 19-years-old, he was convicted of a murder he says he did not commit. Help save his life here.

Resources for white people to deepen your anti-racism work. Check it out here.

An easy tool for anonymizing photographs taken at protests. Use the tool here.

President Obama has created a page with many other important links and information. Check it out here.

When you’re done: educate yourself. This doesn’t go away once the topic isn’t, trending. Learn about next steps here.

Jeff Guenther, LPC, is a therapist in Portland, OR. He has been in private practice since 2005. Jeff is the creator and owner of Portland Therapy Center, a highly ranked therapist directory. Jeff, and his team, have launched a new progressive therapist directory, TherapyDen.

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