The Black Social Change Funders Network presents "The Case for Funding Black-Led Social Change" as a charge to inspire sustained commitment to strengthen and expand the infrastructure for Black-led social, institutional and political power in the U.S.
As non-Black people of color, we recognize this differential treatment as another example of how the state specifically targets and criminalizes Black communities. District attorneys across the country, including O’Malley, fail again and again to prosecute police officers for the murder of Black people, and instead use their time and resources to prosecute Black activists fighting for their lives under a state of emergency.
When: August 25th@ 12 p.m. PDT/2 p.m. CDT/3 p.m. EDT.
These resources will help provide travel scholarships to hundreds of Black activists and leaders, support lodging and food for our anticipated 900 – 1,000 attendees, and build on-going efforts for local change and campaigns.
#Law4BlackLives is a national gathering of lawyers, law students, legal workers, and jailhouse lawyers who are committed to working with activists to build a world where #BlackLivesMatter.
California funders including Liberty Hill Foundation, The California Endowment, The [...]
Mother's Day Gathering for Black Lives. Sunday May 10th at 3 pm. Congo Square, New Orleans, LA.
The events in Baltimore Maryland unfolded right as many grantmakers [...]
Funders engaged community-based leaders to delineate current efforts aimed at meeting the needs in the Ferguson area, as well as to identify gaps that present opportunities for additional investment.This document provides a snapshot of our environmental scan captured in the beginning of December 2014.
Still-grieving mothers ask Andrew Cuomo to assign special prosecutors ‘to all cases of police killings moving forward’
Bell, who broke down in tears while retelling the story, is one of 18 family members of people killed by cops who penned a letter to Gov. Cuomo. The letter dated Feb. 24 and obtained by the Daily News urges him to “enact an executive order to assign a special prosecutor to all cases of police killings moving forward.”