In support of Black Lives Matter, we are compiling links and resources to help the movement. This is a living document. Please check back for updates. Last updated on January 22, 2021.
Local Calls to Action (current)
GoFundMe for William Henley
Defunding the (Buffalo) Police Questionnaire
Buffalo Bail Funds
Free Deyanna Davis
716 Votes! by Open Buffalo
Follow Black Lives Resist in the Rust and SURJ Buffalo on Facebook for updates
Follow the Buffalo Common Council on Facebook for ongoing official developments by the Police Oversight Committee.
Tools, Resources, Readings
Digital Resources for a Movement Against Police Violence (Rhizome)
Surveillance Self-Defense Guide (Electronic Frontier Foundation)
Guide to Filming Police Violence in the United States (WITNESS Media Lab)
Legal Resources for protestors (Movement for Black Lives)
Black and Asian-American Feminist Solidarities: A Reading List
For Non-Profit Organizations
Allyship, Authenticity, Antiracism: Capacity for Institutional Change (webinar)
How nonprofit and philanthropy’s lack of imagination is a barrier to equity and justice (Nonprofit AF)
Open letter to artist-run centres in Quebec: Moving Beyond Statements of Solidarity
Anti-Racist Organizational Change: Resources & Tools for Nonprofits (Community Wise Resource Center)
Decolonial Strategies for the Art Classroom (A zine for sharing exercises and resources assembled by Amber Hickey and Ana Tuazon)
How to Reimagine the World: Collaboration Principles for Artists & Social Justice Organizers (Developed by Micah Bazant, Forward Together, and Culture Strike)
Matching Minorities//Doubtful Doubles: A Conversation on Institutionalized Racism, Tokenism, Microaggressions, and Inclusion vs. Optics in the Art World (Common Field)
55 Mental Health Resources for People of Color published by Online MSW Programs
Ethel’s Club creates healing spaces that center and celebrate people of color through conversation, wellness and creativity.
Mental Health Check-in for Artists and Art Workers by Workman Arts (organized regularly, including sessions exclusively for Black and brown people)
Learning About Anti-Racism
READI Program: Buffalo Prep’s READI program is a series of workshops to promote educational and racial equity throughout our community.
AntiBlackness in the Latine Community (training)
How to Be Anti-Racist: A Social Worker’s Perspective
Police and Big Tech Are Partners in Crime. We Need to Abolish Them Both.
Anti-Racism resources for white people
Scaffolded Anti-racist resources
White Supremacy Culture
Building Antiracist Technology and Culture (Event)
How to be an Anti-Racist (Event)