Master List of Tangible Action You Take (NYC)



  1. To create a living document that compiles multiple means so that you can become involved with your community, so that we can transform our fear, anger, frustration, and grief into tangible, visible, action.
  2. To move away from social-media slacktivism and begin stand-up for the ideals and people we believe in the best way we are able to.

Please feel free to contribute any resources/ideas.




Can be completed in moments, at your computer, alone

Requires one-time participation

Requires sustained participation, time, and effort

Volunteer as a Recount Volunteer:

Stay up to Date:

Participate in These Demonstrations:

  • Date: January 21, 2017
  • Time: 10AM - 5PM
  • Location: Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC

Participate in These Boycotts:

New Balance, Yuengling, Hobby Lobby, Forbes Magazine, Ultimate Fighting Championship, Home Depot, TD Bank, Mountainaire, Las Vegas Sands, Citadel, Papa Johns, Paypal

Seek Support

Volunteer with an Organization that Promotes a Cause you Believe In (NYC):

Find Local Representatives in Your District and then follow them on facebook/twitter:

Volunteer at Election Polls:

Participate in a planning meeting

Sign a Petition:

Ask for Sanctuary Status:

Nominate Yourself or Another (woman, minority) for these Positions:

Donate to Charity:

Make Phone-Calls to Your Congressional Representative to Express Support in Bills:

  • Senator Graham (864) 250-1417 (202) 224-5972
  • Rep. Cummings (410) 685-9199
  • Please take one minute and call/email the DOJ - Department of Justice: 1-800-253-3931 (press 5) or 202-353-1555 (leave message) or email:
  • SCRIPT: "My name is [first last name], I'm calling from [city],[state] to respectfully request you pursue an investigation into voter suppression, Russian collusion and FBI interference with the 2016 presidential election. Please issue an injunction until a thorough investigation can take place."

Support These Minority-Owned Businesses:

Attend these Anti-Trump Benefits:

Share your story

Share Information About Organizations that Provide Services for Minority Groups on Social Media:

  • Trans Relief Project
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1800-273-8255
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Online Chat
  • Crisis Text Line: Text START to 741-741
  • The Trevor Project (LBGT+): 1-866-488-7386
  • Trans Lifeline: (877) 565-8860
  • Report Incidents of Bias or Discrimination to NY Division of Human Rights: (888) 392-3644

Read to Inform Yourself on How to Take Next Steps:

Host a Training:

Attend a Training

Watch Films to Inform Yourself on How to Take Next Steps:

Join these Mailing Lists:

Let News Organizations Know What You Want Covered:

Diversify Your News Sources - Follow their facebook page/twitter:

Stay Informed About REAL Policies/Legislation:

Join these New York Chapters:

Protect the Environment:

Join these National Organizations:

Write to to local representative about the following bills/proposals:

Write an Opinion Piece and Submit to Local Publications:

Campaign/Volunteer/Donate to these Candidates:

Set up a Monthly Donation to one or more of the Following Groups:




American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

Defends individual rights/liberties guaranteed by Constitution

Donate here

Planned Parenthood (PP)

Leading sexual and reproductive healthcare provider

Donate here

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

Advocates for civil rights and to end race-based discrimination

Donate here

Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)

Enhances understanding of Islam, encourages dialogue, protects civil liberties, empowers American Muslims.

Donate here

Anti-Defamation League

Fight against anti-semitism and bigotry

Donate here

Border Angels

Advocates for immigration reform/social-justice issues surrounding U.S.-Mexico Border

Donate here

Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Enrichment programs/support for children during out of school hours

Donate here.

Campaign Zero

Advocates for policy to end police brutality

Center for Reproductive Rights

Legally advocates for women’s access to reproductive health care

Donate here

Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund

Advocates for policy related to advancing the rights of people with disabilities

Donate here


Non-profit environmental law organization

Donate here

EMILY’s List

PAC that works to elect pro-choice, Democratic, women candidates

Donate here


Nonprofit working to end harassment in public spaces.  Focuses on street harassment and online bullying.

Donate here

Lambda Legal

Legal organization fights for civil rights of LGBTQ population and people with HIV

Donate here

NARAL Pro-Choice America

Political advocacy group that fights for women’s reproductive rights

Donate here

NAACP Legal Defense Fund

Fights for racial justice through litigation, advocacy and education

Donate  here

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Advocates for victims of domestic violence

Donate here.

National Immigration Law Center

Fights for rights of low-income immigrants

Donate here

National Immigration Forum

Immigrant advocacy group that helps immigrants find jobs and obtain citizenship

 Donate here

National Organization for Women (NOW)

PAC that advocates for equal rights for women

Donate here

National Women’s Law Center

Enacts policies/laws on behalf of women/families

Donate here

Native American Rights Fund

Provides legal assistance to Native American tribes/individuals

Donate here

NextGen Climate Action

Advocates to prevent climate disaster

Donate here

PEN America

Protects free/open expression through literature/writing

Donate here