Tips to Fight Systemic Racism and Reduce Health Risks While Protesting
Use Your Passion and Your Power to Take These Actions
Support Local Bail Funds
Support protesters in your city by finding local bail funds or donate to this charity to have your donation divided between cities across the country.
Take Color of Change Actions
Text DEMANDS to 55156 to support Color of Change's campaign to invest in communities, not police.
Take Movement for Black Lives Actions
Follow the Movement for Black Lives Facebook page and @mvmnt4blcklives Instagram for the latest calls to action, including calls to defund the police.
Support Black Voters Matter
Support the voter registration efforts of Black Voters Matter.
Increase Power in Marginalized, Predominantly Black Communities
Support BVM Capacity Building Institute and help provide training and support for community‑based organizations.
Educate Yourself and the People Around You
We encourage non-black allies to deepen their understanding of how racism affects us all by reading these anti‑racism resources and having conversations with your family and friends.
Support These Groups
No matter where you are, you can follow, donate to, or become a member of organizations that support Black communities. These groups are deeply entrenched in racial justice work:
The Black LGBTQ Migrant Project at the Transgender Law Center
Protect Yourself from COVID-19 While Protesting in Person
When you are showing up, speaking out, and protesting police brutality and violence, follow these guidelines to avoid catching and spreading COVID-19.
Remember: Structural racism and police brutality are long-standing public health issues that have contributed to many of the health inequities that Planned Parenthood patients, supporters, and communities experience daily. This includes the disturbing, disproportionate impact of COVID-19 in Black communities.