In the spirit of justice, here are a few renowned charities that you can support to try and make the world a better place.
Innocence Project of Minnesota
The Innocence Project of Minnesota works to free the wrongfully convicted and prevent future wrongful convictions from occurring in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Click here to donate
Facing History and Ourselves
Facing History and Ourselves (FHAO) seeks to educate students of all backgrounds about the history of racism, prejudice, and anti-Semitism. Donate here
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
The NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund (LDF) was founded in 1940 under the guidance of Thurgood Marshall in order to fight for justice for African Americans. According to their mission statement, their aim is to make "structural changes to expand democracy, eliminate disparities, and achieve racial justice in a society that fulfills the promise of equality for all Americans."
Help this organization here.
Take Action MN
TakeAction Minnesota is a statewide, multiracial, multi-generational, grassroots membership organization. We’re building a people-powered movement across our state for a government and economy that works for all of us. Click the link here.
Black Youth Project
Black Youth Project has two clear goals.
1) Do research on what young black Americans think and what challenges they're confronting
2) Provide a platform that amplifies their voices and ideas. This organization creates content for a young black audience that's by a young black audience
Black Girls Code
Founded in 2011, Black Girls CODE is committed to teaching underprivileged African-American girls computer programming languages. Their goal is to "train 1 million girls by 2040," in the hopes they'll be the ones to fill high-paying computing jobs. Make a donation here.
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