Where To Donate To Help People Fighting For Racial Justice

Where To Donate To Help People Fighting For Racial Justice

More than a week after George Floyd was killed by police in Minneapolis, demonstrations around the country continue in the name of racial justice. Here’s how to donate money to a cause that is actively working to fight police brutality and racial injustice. These include:

The list of bail and legal funds below are broken down by state, if you’d like to direct your donation to one location in particular. If not, Act Blue has a page set up that splits your donation between 39 community bail funds.

National organisations fighting racism

Bail funds and legal funds for protesters

National organisations

State-level organisations

Minnesota

New York

California

Alabama

Arizona

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Illinois

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Missouri

Nebraska

Nevada

North Carolina

Oklahoma

Ohio

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Virginia

Washington

Wisconsin

Washington, D.C.

The city eliminated cash bail in 1992, but the DC chapter of BLM is fundraising for legal support:

Funds for victims and their families

A final note: While the protests don’t appear to be ending anytime soon”meaning the need for bail and legal funds will continue”it is also helpful to donate to mutual aid funds. Twitter user Lyd has an entire thread with links to mutual aid funds in cities across the country, so also consider that option.