Resource Lists for Allies in Support of the Black Community

Published On: June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Featured, Knowledge|Tags: , , , |

Not Sure Where to Start? Resource Lists for Allies in Support of the Black Community

artsUNITE / UNITÉ des arts aims to serve the creative community by providing resources and opportunities for Canadian artists. While the effects of the global pandemic continue to unfold, death and illness has disproportionately affected Black communities. Rising economic and social tensions in connection with the recent violent murders of several Black Americans have unearthed the long legacy of institutional racism and anti-blackness in the United States, and around the world.

If you are not angry, you are not paying attention.

If you are silent, now is the time to speak up.

If you are not sure where to start, educate yourself.

Start by checking out this master list of resources for allies from where to donate, to safety tips while protesting.

Educate yourself and your family & friends with this list of Anti-racism resources.

Support your local Black-owned businesses, take your activism beyond social media.

For up to date information, resources and supports for Black people and allies, check out your local Black Lives Matter chapter .

It is every single person’s job to fight for civil and human rights. All lives do not matter until BLACK LIVES MATTER.

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    About the Author: Meagan Barnes

    Meagan is a content contributor and partnerships coordinator for artsUNITE/UNITÉ des arts. Prefers flora over fauna.

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