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Here are local groups that you can engage with to further breakdown barriers and contribute to dismantling white supremacy.

 

Ella Baker Center for Human Rights

Ella Baker Center for Human Rights

We are named after Ella Baker, a brilliant, black hero of the civil rights movement. Following in her footsteps, we organize with Black, Brown, and low-income people to shift resources away from prisons and punishment, and towards opportunities that make our communities safe, healthy, and strong. Get involved.

Essie Justice Group

Essie Justice Group

Essie Justice Group is a non profit organization of women with incarcerated loved ones taking on the rampant injustices created by mass incarceration. Get Involved.

Holistic Resistance

Holistic Resistance

Holistic Resistance believes that deep connection is one of the most powerful tools one can use in dismantling racism. Speaking, teaching, singing, photography, filmmaking, and minimalism are tools used to create intimacy and promote closeness to blackness as a primary means to that end. Get involved. 

Initiate Justice

Initiate Justice

We fight mass incarceration by activating the power of the people it has directly impacted. Get involved.

Legal Services for Prisoners with Children

Legal Services for Prisoners with Children

LSPC organizes communities impacted by the criminal justice system and advocates to release incarcerated people, to restore human and civil rights and to reunify families and communities. We build public awareness of structural racism in policing, the courts and prison system and we advance racial and gender justice in all our work. Get Involved.

SURJ Bay Area

SURJ Bay Area

SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice), Bay Area chapter, is part of a national network of groups and individuals organizing white people for racial justice. Get involved. Check out the new SURJ Marin.