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Activist Resource Lists

Art & Feminism: A George Floyd Uprisings Collaborative Resource List: 

Categories of Resources include where to donate, petitions to defund the police, voting resources, black owned business resources, protest/ safety resources, and Anti-Racist Reading Lists

Racial Justice Resources: As recommended by members of the Diversity and Inclusion Subcommittee (DISC) Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine

Atlanta Resources

Atlanta Solidarity Fund

"When activists face repression, we stand with them. We provide support for people who are arrested at protests, or otherwise prosecuted for their movement involvement."

Avondale Alliance for Racial Justice

"The AA-RJ is a community led movement taking an active role in fighting institutional racism, police brutality, and white supremacy both locally and globally; through education, activism and accountability. Join us."

Beacon Hill Black Alliance for Human Rights

"Beacon Hill Black Alliance for Human Rights empowers, advocates, educates, and organizes people of African descent affected by systemic racism and oppression on issues of equity in education, housing and the legal system in the City of Decatur and surrounding communities."

Black Futurists Group

"The Black Futurists Group (BFG) is a social justice innovation firm using public policy, community organizing, media engagement, and political education as tools to expand that build equitable and liberated Black futures. BFG does this work out of a belief that Black life is valuable, precious, and worth protecting. BFG understands that Black empowerment is a necessary element in the larger struggle for human rights. BFG works with those standing at the intersections of varying cultural, ethnic, and gender identities across various communities to build, preserve, improve, and advance Black futures." 

Instagram: @blackfuturistsgroup

Racial Justice Action Center

"Racial Justice Action Center (RJAC)'s mission is to engage in transformative organizing to build the grassroots leadership, power, and capacity of marginalized communities to win political, economic, and social transformation in the Atlanta Metro Area. We engage in intensive leadership development, campaign-based organizing, strategic policy advocacy, and movement building (framed by our political and historical context) in order to advance a collective vision of a radically restructured society, where justice exists for all people."

Solutions Not Punishment Collaborative

Mission: “The Solutions Not Punishment Collaborative is a black, trans-led, broad collaborative to restore an Atlanta where every person has the opportunity to grow and thrive without facing unfair barriers, especially from the criminal justice system.”

Instagram: @Snap4freedom

Street Groomers

"We patrol the community to keep it safe and clean."

The People’s Response Atlanta (TPR)

"The People’s Response (TPR) organizes to make community care accessible through mutual aid and advocacy."

Twitter: @@tpratlanta_

Project South

"Project South was founded as the Institute to Eliminate Poverty & Genocide in 1986. Our work is rooted in the legacy of the Southern Freedom Movement, and four primary work areas achieve our mission of cultivating strong social movements in the South powerful enough to contend with some of the most pressing and complicated social, economic, and political problems we face today."

Twitter: @ProjectSouth

SURJ Atlanta (Showing Up for Racial Justice)

"SURJ Atlanta seeks to achieve collective liberation by ending white supremacy, recognizing that this can only be accomplished within an intersectional context.  We envision a world where all systems of oppression are dismantled and all are truly free."

National (Includes the South)

Article 20 Network

"The Article 20 Network defends and advances the human right to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly worldwide." They run a Protestor Helpline

Black Lives Matter

"#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. By combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation, and centering Black joy, we are winning immediate improvements in our lives."

Twitter: @Blklivesmatter

Instagram: @blklivesmatter

Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications

"The Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications was founded by 10 trade and professional associations that represent organizations and individuals working in scholarly communications. The Coalition was formed to discuss and address issues of diversity and inclusion within our industry."

Community Justice Exchange

"The Community Justice Exchange develops, shares and experiments with tactical interventions, strategic organizing practices, and innovative organizing tools to end all forms of criminalization, incarceration, surveillance, supervision, and detention.  We provide support to community-based organizations across the country that are experimenting with bottom-up interventions that contest the current operation and function of the criminal legal and immigration detention systems."

SONG: Southerners on New Ground

Southerners on New Ground (SONG), Atlanta Chapter

Mission: “SONG envisions a sustainable South that embodies the best of its freedom traditions and works towards the transformation of our economic, social, spiritual, and political relationships. We envision a multi-issue southern justice movement that unites us across class, age, race, ability, gender, immigration status, and sexuality; a movement in which LGBTQ people – poor and working class, immigrant, people of color, rural – take our rightful place as leaders shaping our region’s legacy and future. We are committed to restoring a way of being that recognizes our collective humanity and dependence on the Earth.”

Twitter: @ignitekindred

Instagram: @ignitekindred

Southern Poverty Law Center 

"The Southern Poverty Law Center is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society. Using litigation, education, and other forms of advocacy, the SPLC works toward the day when the ideals of equal justice and equal opportunity will be a reality." 

Instagram: @splcenter

Twitter: @splcenter

Black-Owned Businesses

Black-Owned Restaurants Around Atlanta: "This map is based off of the SURJ Atlanta post of Black-owned restaurant list (6/18/2020). Food trucks are not included, and this list is not exhaustive."