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.
After the hate-fueled killing of nine black churchgoers and a week of debate about the Confederate flag’s presence at the South Carolina statehouse grounds, this 30-year-old woman took matters into her own hands. She woke up before dawn, strapped on climbing equipment and scaled a 30-foot flagpole. By the time the flag was in her hands, she knew she would be arrested.
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.