Trump’s Secret Police: Resistance Guide

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We know that this is not a full exhaustive list of resources. We want to start something that (1) provides resources for protestors in the cities targeted by Trump, and (2) provides resources for allies and concerned activists looking to make a donation, follow a social media account, or speak out against this clear violation of rights.

Please fill out this Google Form to provide feedback and/or to have us add organizations to the list. Right now we are covering Chicago, Philadelphia, New York City, and Portland, but check back for more: 

Chicago, IL

Chicago Community Bond Fund

Mission: “The Chicago Community Bond Fund (CCBF) pays bond for people charged with crimes in Cook County, Illinois. Through a revolving fund, CCBF supports individuals whose communities cannot afford to pay the bonds themselves and who have been impacted by structural violence...”

@chibondfund | Instagram | Twitter


GoodKids MadCity

About them: “Good Kids Mad City creates healing spaces for young people impacted by trauma and also works to fill the gap in resources for youth.  The group has been coordinating food and personal protective equipment giveaways, and has been helping to clean up communities.”

@gkmc18 | Instagram | Twitter


Westside Justice Center

About them: “The center offers free legal advice to walk-in residents, regularly hosts legal workshops and case reviews, and organizes around criminal justice issues that affect people on the West Side”

@westside_justice_center | Instagram | Twitter


Black Lives Matter Chicago

About: “Black Lives Matter Chicago is coordinating legal aid for those who have been arrested and is working to file lawsuits against the city on behalf of those who have suffered attacks by police amid the protests”

@blmchi | Instagram | Twitter


(SOUL) Southsiders Organized for Unity and Liberation

Mission: to assist low-income people of color in the Chicago Southland to build power, then subsequently leverage that power to fight for their own interest and liberation; “Now, the group is helping argue for the release of arrested protesters, putting protesters in touch with legal services and helping spread the word about demonstrations”

@soulinchicago | Instagram | Twitter


Brave Space Alliance

Mission: Brave Space Alliance is the first Black-led, trans-led LGBTQ Center located on the South Side of Chicago, dedicated to creating and providing affirming, culturally competent, for-us by-us resources, programming, and services for LGBTQ individuals on the South and West sides of the city;

This Hyde Park black- and trans-led LGBTQ center has become a refuge for protesters on the South Side, offering food, water and other supplies to anyone who needs them.”

@bravespacealliance | Instagram | Twitter


Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Community Bail Fund

Mission: “The mission of the Philadelphia Community Bail Fund is to end cash bail in our city. Until that day, we post bail for our neighbors who cannot afford to pay.”

        @phillybailout | Instagram | Twitter


Philadelphia Bail Fund

About: “The Philadelphia Bail Fund is a revolving fund that posts bail for people who are indigent and cannot afford bail. Our goal is to keep families and communities together and vigorously advocate for the end to cash bail in Philadelphia.”

        @phillybailfund | Twitter


Up Against the Law Legal Collective Philly

About: “Up Against the Law Legal Collective is a Philadelphia based collective of volunteers who support activists by helping them know their rights, providing Legal Observers at protests, ensuring protesters don’t get lost in the legal system during actions, and connecting them with free legal support after actions.”

        @UpAgainstTheLaw | Instagram | Twitter

Venmo: @upagainstthelaw

Youth Art and Self-Empowerment Project

About: “Every Tuesday, YASP holds youth participatory defense hubs, a resource for anyone who is going through the court process, anyone who has a family member or friend going through the court process, or anyone who wants to support members of the YASP community...The hubs are every Tuesday from 4:30-6:30, at 924 Cherry Street, 5th Floor.”

        @yasprojectphilly | Instagram 


Black Lives Matter Philly

        @blmphilly | Instagram | Twitter


Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity

Mission: “PLSE provides free legal advice and representation to low-income Philadelphia residents whose criminal records are holding them back from achieving their social and career potentials.”

        @plse_philly | Instagram | Twitter


New York, NY

Nourish NYC

The group has been putting together upwards of 400 food and supply kits a day, doing water drops, and has sent over $5,000 in direct cash assistance to protestors lacking funds for safe transportation home and bail. You can also fill out a volunteer form to help put together kits or deliver.”

@nourishnyc | Instagram


Volunteer: volunteer form

Brooklyn Community Bail Fund

Leveraging our groundbreaking work as a charitable bail fund, BCBF joined with other community-based organizations, immigration advocates and legal services providers to form the New York Immigrant Freedom Fund program (NYIFF). Operated by BCBF, the NYIFF program secures the freedom of New Yorkers held in ICE detention who cannot afford to pay bond.”

        @brooklynbailfund | Instagram | Twitter

Donate: BCBF is deploying funds received to pay demonstrators' bail to other funds in New York City, New York State, and around the country where there is need. We will also support grassroots, Black-led organizations fighting for systems change; and the continued fight to get people out of cages.

Emergency Release Fund - New York City

The mission of the Emergency Release Fund is to ensure that no trans person at risk in New York City jails remains in detention before trial. If ​cash bail is set for a trans person in New York City and no bars to release are in place, ​bail will be paid by the Emergency Release Fund.”

        @emergency_release_fund | Instagram

        Venmo: @emergencyreleasefund

The Legal Aid Society

“The Legal Aid Society provides legal services and works to ensure ‘justice for all New Yorkers’ and recently released guidelines of the rights for those protesting NYPD brutality”.

        @legalaidnyc | Instagram | Twitter


The Liberty Fund

The Liberty Fund’s mission is to reduce the number of New Yorkers subjected to unnecessary pretrial detention while simultaneously providing them with much needed social services.”


Portland, OR

Portland General Defense Committee

We envision a future where every community has the autonomy & freedom to live as they see fit. This future cannot be commanded by some political leader. It must come from the power of the people, organizing ourselves within our communities. Our greatest strength as the peoples of the working class comes from our collective power.”

Bail Fund Transparency:

@pdxgdc | Instagram | Twitter


PAM (Portland Action Medics)

A loose network of 20-hour(+) trained #streetmedics in the #pdx area.”

@portlandactionmedics | Instagram

Venmo: @rosehip-medics

Portland Freedom Fund

“Allowing people to navigate their legal case from a position of freedom by posting bail in the Portland Metro area.”

@portlandfreedomfund | Instagram | Twitter


Defense Fund PDX

“We are a jail support group located in PDX that focuses on prioritizing BIPOC & queer people in jail as well as on houseless people in our community.” Providing arestee support including medical bills, housing, transportation, bail, reimbursement for bail, court and legal support, etc.

        @defensefundpdx | Instagram

        Venmo: Defense Fund PDX

Riot Ribs

Providing free food for those attending protests in Portland.

@riotribs | Twitter

Snack Bloc PDX

SNACK BLOC is a community resource and support for rallies, protests, community events, vigils and more.

@snackblocpdx | Instagram | Twitter

Venmo: @snackbloc

Oakland, CA

"Trump’s threat to send federal forces to Oakland draws California pushback" via San Francisco Chronicle

Anti-Police Terror Project

“We support families surviving police terror in their fight for justice, documenting police abuses and connecting impacted families and community members with resources, legal referrals, and opportunities for healing.”

@antipoliceterrorproject | Instagram | Twitter


People’s Breakfast Oakland

“People’s Breakfast Oakland is currently raising money to bail out Black protesters, as well as providing legal support. If you are a Black protestor who needs help, you can call (408) 502-6605 or email”

@PeoplesBreakOak | Instagram | Twitter

Donate to their Bail fund | Amazon Wish List | Venmo: Peoples-Programs

Bay Area Anti-Repression Committee Bail Fund

We provide support for actions that are anti-patriarchal, anti-racist, anti-imperialist & anti-capitalist. Our support work comes primarily in the form of education, information and referrals. We also manage an anti-repression bail fund for those that do not have the resources to bail or bond themselves.”

@antirepression_bayarea | Instagram | Twitter


The East Oakland Collective

This member-based community organizing group is small but mighty, working tirelessly toward racial and economic equity in deep East Oakland. The East Oakland Collective is currently raising money to bail out protesters and is bringing meals to those on the front lines of the protesting and organizing, including Black- and POC-owned businesses in downtown Oakland.”

@eastoaklandcollective | Instagram | Twitter


Bay Area Legal Aid

“BayLegal’s mission is to provide meaningful access to the civil justice system through quality legal assistance regardless of a client’s location, language or disability.”

@BayLegalJustice | Twitter


Milwaukee, WI

"Trump to send federal agents to Milwaukee after Gov. Evers and some Milwaukee officials ask him not to" via Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee

“The Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee ‘provide[s] free legal assistance to low-income Milwaukee County residents with civil legal problems.’ The group provides services to 8,000 of “Milwaukee’s most vulnerable residents.”

@LASMilwaukee |  Twitter

Phone number: (414) 727-5300


Milwaukee Freedom Fund: Fund is paused for right now as they distribute resources

Leaders Igniting Transformation

Mission: “We work to build homegrown leadership, expanding access and opportunity, and promote an equitable society by engaging and organizing the leadership of young people.”

@lit_wi | Instagram |  Twitter


Black Leaders Organizing for Communities

“Empower Black leaders with the tools, training, and resources needed to organize and guarantee that their issues, concerns, and values are represented at all levels of government.”

@blocbyblocMKE | Instagram | Twitter


Legal Action Wisconsin

“Legal Action of Wisconsin provides free legal services to low-income people who would be denied justice without our help. We deliver top-quality, personalized legal service to each and every client we serve.”

@legal_action_of_wisconsin | Instagram | Twitter



Albuquerque: "Trump announces deployment of federal agents to Albuquerque" via Santa Fe New Mexican

New Mexico Legal Aid

@nmlegalaid1 Twitter 

Apply for Legal Help

By phone: (833) LGL-HELP (833-545-4357)

Fight for Our Lives: currently organizing to free Clifton White, a BLM protester arrested for no reason at a protest.

“Fight For Our Lives is a network of students from across New Mexico working to uplift and empower youth through civic engagement, leadership development, and non-violent strategic direct action.”

@ffol_abq | Instagram 


Black Voices ABQ

Organizer Hossanna Scott fundraised online to provide protesters with baggies of supplies, including PPE, water and snacks. She says she raised over $4,000 from community donations

@blackvoicesabq | Instagram


Fronterizx Fianza Fund: Immigration Bail fund for detained immigrants

Detroit, MI

"President Trump announces plan to send federal agents to Detroit to ‘quell recent violence’" via Click On Detroit

Michigan Solidarity Bail Fund

“The Michigan Solidarity Bail Fund is a project to bail out those most in need and those who put themselves at risk fighting for our collective freedom.”

They offer bail assistance, family resources, and help with court.

@michigansolidaritybailfund | Instagram 


Detroit Justice Center’s Bail Project

“The Bail Project (TBP) is a national nonprofit organization that pays bail for people in need, reuniting families and restoring the presumption of innocence. The Bail Project currently operates in 9 cities around the country, including Detroit.”

@detroitjusticecenter | Instagram | Twitter


Detroit Protest Bailout

“This is a free bailout program, put together by The Bail Project, National Lawyers Guild, and Michigan Liberation.”

Call or text for help with bailout: (313) 925-2626

Detroit and Michigan National Lawyers Guild

“As members of Detroit’s defense community, we have come together to develop and offer coordinated legal support and representation to the protectors of Black Lives.  We are committed to providing effective and accountable legal support for Black liberation struggles happening in Detroit in the wake of this uprising.”

@nlg_detroit |  Instagram



Additional Resources

The Bail Project National Revolving Bail Fund - Donate Page

ACLU - Know Your Protesters Rights

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