5 Racial Justice Organizations To Follow On Social Media
Last updated August 17, 2023
Do you want to learn about racial justice but aren’t sure where to start? Here are 5 organizations you can follow to learn about racial justice and systemic racism and steps you can take to create a more equitable society.
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Race Forward works with communities, organizations, and governments to build strategies that advance racial justice. They develop trainings, resources, and tools to help people take action toward racial equity. Check out their video series on how systemic racism impacts employment, housing, immigration, and mass incarceration.
Black Lives Matter
Black Lives Matter Global Network is a call to action in response to anti-Black racism in America and abroad. Their mission is to eradicate racism and build a world where Black lives are no longer systematically targeted for demise. Connect with BLM on social media to learn more about their fight for justice, to stay up-to-date on their latest work, and for resources on how to combat anti-Black racism.
Color Of Change
Color of Change is the nation’s largest online racial justice organization. They help people respond effectively to injustice in the world by holding corporate and political leaders accountable, commissioning game-changing research on systems of inequality, and advancing solutions for racial justice. With over 1.7 million members, they move decision-makers in corporations and government to create a more human and less hostile world for Black people in America.
Campaign Zero’s mission is to end police violence in America by implementing research-based policy solutions at every level of government. They are calling on local, state, and federal lawmakers to take immediate action to adopt policy solutions to end police brutality and increase police accountability. Visit their website to learn more about Campaign Zero’s policy recommendations and how to get involved.
The Southern Poverty Law Center
The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and seeks justice for the most vulnerable members of our society. Using litigation, education, and other forms of advocacy, the SPLC works toward the day when equal justice and equal opportunity will be a reality.
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