A list of resources for people to plug into in Virginia to take action against racism.
*This list isn’t comprehensive. We’d love to hear from people with more ideas and suggestions
Sign up for New Virginia Majority’s email list. Our partners at NVM are mobilizing to end mass incarceration, expand voting rights, build just economic policies, protect immigrants, and preserve the environment.
Join the Movement for Black Lives.
Donate to the Richmond Community Bail Fund, an organization that is paying to bail out protesters and working to end the cash bail system and pretrial detention.
Support Rise for Youth, a Virginia organization committed to ending youth incarceration and the school to prison pipeline.
Follow the Virginia Black Leadership Organizing Collective (VA-BLOC) on social media.
Donate to Richmond Transparency and Accountability Project: an organization made up of community members striving to reduce trauma within the most policed neighborhoods in Richmond.
Sign this petition: Richmond City Council + Mayor Stoney Must Enact the Marcus Alert and Civilian Oversight In May 2018, an unarmed and naked Black man named Marcus David Peters was shot and killed by Richmond Police. The officer responsible for the killing wasn’t charged. Marcus’ family and community members have demanded justice since by demanding civilian oversight of RPD.
Get involved with a Showing Up For Racial Justice chapter in your area.