We recognize that there are countless lists of resources being shared right now about police brutality and systemic racism. As educators, we’re offering you a resource round-up that is not necessarily meant to be comprehensive, but is instead intended to anchor and guide you as you navigate activism, allyship, and building awareness. Above all, we aim to center Black voices, actions, and thought leadership in the following resources.
2. Educate yourself using the Anti-Racist Resource Guide.
3. Learn about the history of prisons, policing, and anti-Black punishment.
4. Learn about community alternatives to the police.
5. Fill out this reflection guide to better understand your role during this movement.
1. Check out the Teaching Tolerance guide to speaking up among family members.
3. Follow these Black thought leaders on social media.
4. Guard against misinformation when posting about Black Lives Matter.
6. Download and share our BLM in the Workplace graphic.
1. Watch this short video on 5 tips for being an ally.
2. Check out Defund12.org, a crowdsourced tool where you can copy-paste emails to your local government officials and council members to “reallocate egregious police budgets towards education, social services, and dismantling racial inequality.”
3. Donate to mutual aid resources.
4. Donate to verified, Black-led bail funds.
5. Organize a rally.
1. Manage burnout and avoid vicarious trauma using this toolkit.
2. Support some of these 125 Black-owned businesses, ranging from beauty to bookstores to restaurants to fitness, etc.
4. Play this free video on repeat to financially support BLM.