BLACK LIVES MATTER RESOURCES

FOR U.C. STUDENTS

TABLE OF CONTENTS:


University of California-specific Action Items 

Bay Area-local Organizations

  • Venmo = blackearthfarms, cashapp = $blackearth
  • Delivering free food to Black protesters in Oakland
  • Venmo = Peoples-Programs
  • Bailing out Black protesters in Oakland
  • Taking donations of supplies for protesters and for covid relief
  • Needs volunteers

Additional Master-Docs of Resources and Information

  • Provides lists of missing people, relevant events to BLM, petitions, places to donate, who to contact, as well as information on how to protest and ways to educate yourself - UPDATED EVERY FIVE MINUTES
  • Also available in Spanish
  • Links to petitions, ways to text and call officials, places to donate, information about how to protest, and more
  • Available in several languages 
  • Information on current events, available petitions, and places to donate
  • Support Black People - a master-doc with resources for supporting Black (Trans)Women and LGBT+ people, a list of relevant organizations and bail funds, and information about protesting
  • A master-doc on how to help get justice for George Floyd and help BLM
  • A guide on how to help BLM and end white silence
  • Includes places to donate (bail funds, mutual aid, Black owned businesses), ways to contact representatives/employers, petitions, educational resources (books, podcasts, etc.)
  • Case-specific information about petitions and who to contact to demand justice from, as well as a sample email, places to donate, resources for protestors, and additional ways to support BLM
  • Put together by Elly Belle, with help from K & Micah Herskind
  • Links to twitter accounts to follow, online readings and resources, COVID-19 specific readings, non-written resources, toolkits & handbooks, and books to read
  • Organized by @/aaronxrose
  • Includes contact templates, groups to support, petitions to sign, anti-racism resources for non-black people, lists of black own-businesses, know your rights + protest tips, and more
  • Organized by Sara Luterman (@slooterman), Black Disability Collective (@BlackDisability), and Jen White-Johnson (@jtknoxroxs)!
  • List of org.s/ groups to financially support or to join, includes mutual aid networks, support groups, and more that center Black and people of color with disabilities
  • Organized by Timmy Chau and other working activists
  • Readings on Black radical politics, Black and Marxist Feminism, prison abolition, racial capitalism, critical race class studies, capitalism + neocolonialism, fascism, imperialism, settler colonialism, revolution, and more
  • Info and readings on organizational structure, decision-making, culture, strategy, and direct action, zines, recommended books and readings

Readings/Education (tons of free pdfs and resources!)

Black-Owned Businesses

Mental Health Resources

  • https://linktr.ee/nqttcn - related links to the network for donations, relevant information, and featured practitioners

Petitions to Sign

  • Justice for George Floyd:
  • Justice for Breonna Taylor:

Call, Text, Send Letters, and Email

What to do RIGHT NOW to help

Where to donate

  • Venmo: @Yomi-Wrong

How to Donate Without Money

Turn OFF ad-blocker and watch this youtube video [search “how to financially help BLM with NO MONEY/leaving your house (Invest in the future for FREE)” by Zoe Amira on youtube] on repeat (can just be played in the background as you do other things!) - all ad revenue “will be donated to the associations that offer protester bail funds, help pay for family funerals, and advocacy listed in the beginning of the video”!

Black-Led LGBTQ+ Organizations

Protest Safety

  • Austin, TX: (512) 817-4254
  • Buffalo, NY: (716) 332-4658
  • Central Pennsylvania: (717) 686-9989
  • Chicago, IL: 
  • If you are in police custody: 1 (844) 817-4448
  • If you have been criminally charged and need a lawyer: (773) 309-1198
  • Cleveland, OH: (216) 5050-654
  • Detroit, MI: (313) 925-2626
  • Eugene, OR: (541) 687-9180
  • Georgia: (678) 902-JAIL
  • Houston, TX: (512) 975-5880
  • Idaho: (208) 991-4324
  • Los Angeles, CA: (310) 313-3700
  • Madison, WI: (608) 520-0654
  • Massachusetts: (617) 431-6626
  • Minnesota: (612) 444-2654
  • New Hampshire: (802) 417-2173
  • New Jersey: (908) 818-0002
  • New York City: (212) 679-6018
  • North Carolina: (919) 408-7569
  • Pittsburgh, PA: (412) 212-6753
  • Portland, OR: (503) 902-5340
  • Sacramento, CA: (916) 500-4654
  • San Francisco/Bay Area, CA: 
  • Public Line: (415) 909-4654
  • Jail Line: (415) 285-1011
  • St. Louis, MO: (314) 312-0836
  • Seattle, WA: (206) 658-7963
  • Vermont: (802) 417-2173
  • Washington, DC: (202) 888 1731

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