HERE ARE WAYS YOU CAN HELP RIGHT NOW
Sign this petition which calls on Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and District Attorney Mike Freeman to arrest and charge all officers involved in Floyd's death for police malpractice.
Take matters into your own hands and pressure DA Mike Freeman to charge and arrest all of the officers responsible for Floyd's death.
Phone: 612-348-5550 | Email: email@example.com
Text "FLOYD" to 55156 and sign the Color of Change petition demanding justice for George Floyd.
Donate directly to George Floyd's family, who set up a GoFundMe.
Donate to Black Visions Collective. They create powerful campaigns to create longterm success for Black people in America. "By building movements from the ground up with an integrated model, we are creating the conditions for long term success and transformation."
Donate to the ACLU which fights to protect every human's civil liberties, including criminal justice, prisoners' rights, and racial justice.
Donate to the Innocence Project to help exonerate wrongly-convicted people through DNA testing and reform the criminal justice system to prevent future injustice.
Donate to Bail Funds. This link makes it easy to split donations to bail funds across the country, including the Philadelphia Bail Fund and Chicago Community Bond Fund.
Donate to Reclaim the Block. The grassroots organization based in Minneapolis invests in "violence prevention, housing, resources for youth, emergency mental health response teams, and solutions to the opioid crisis—not more police."
Donate to the NAACP, who's goal 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." You can also donate directly to the NAACP legal defense fund to help fight racial injustice.
Donate to Campaign Zero, which aims to end police brutality in America.
Reach out to your Black and POC friends during this time. Let them know that they are seen and heard—do not ask them to educate you. Here are a few helpful articles on how to be a white ally:
"How White People Can Hold Each Other Accountable to Stop Institutional Racism"
"The Anti-Racist Reading List"
"Black People Need Stronger White Allies—Here's How You Can Be One"