Want to support movements around the U.S.? Here are a few organizations doing important work.
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Ethel’s Club is the first social and wellness platform designed to celebrate people of color. Their motive is to spark the next renaissance with people of color at the forefront. Through their physical spaces, online marketplace, concert venue, and soon to launch global digital platform, Ethel’s Club is made to heal, spark inspiration, and create connections.
Their Vision is to increase the number of women of color in the digital space by empowering girls of color ages 7 to 17 to become innovators in STEM fields, leaders in their communities, and builders of their own futures through exposure to computer science and technology. To provide African-American youth with the skills to occupy some of the 1.4 million computing job openings expected to be available in the U.S. by 2020, and to train 1 million girls by 2040.
The mission of Therapy for Black Girls is to sustain and grow an engaged community centered on the mental health needs of Black women and girls. We perform this mission by creating resources, content, and experiences designed to present information in a way that feels relevant and accessible.
Black Girls Code
#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer. Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes.
Voix Noire is made for and by Black Women and Femme identified people of ALL genders. We uplift ALL Black Women and Femme identified people through activism, storytelling and images. Voix Noire is a safe space for Black women, marginalized genders and children to seek and receive assistance via reparations from non-Black individuals.