How to Keep Supporting the Black Community

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United States Census:
Fill out the census – https://2020census.gov/

Voter Registration:
Register to vote in the November election
Last day to register online in Illinois: 10/18/20; https://ova.elections.il.gov/


Local Info:

DeKalb Illinois Black Lives Matter List of Demands – an official list of demands as presented by Allison Guidarini Garcia, admin of the DeKalb Illinois Black Lives Matter Protest Group

DeKalb Illinois Black Lives Matter Protest Group Information – this Google document contains DeKalb Community Resources (City of DeKalb Agendas + Meeting Minutes, Budget + Annual Reports, DeKalb Police Department Reports, Policies, and Complaint Forms, and more) plus local petitions and other causes.

National Info:

Sign Petitions / Text or Call / Donate

Source: blacklivesmatters.carrd.co

National Resource List #GeorgeFloyd+ – This Google document contains links to community bail funds, memorial funds, political education resources, organizations to put on your radar as well as general advice/tips for people attending protests or using social media as an organizing tool.

CLICK HERE FOR BLM LOCAL EVENTS


Groups and Organizations:

Local

Add to the list of local groups serving/supporting African American communities

National/Chicagoland


Black Lives Matter DeKalb Town Hall Meeting – June 18, 2020

DeKalb County Forums on Race Relations:

Forum #1 – June 3, 2020

Movies/Documentaries/TV Series:

Source: Anti-Racism Resources, Google Doc Compiled by Sarah Sophie Flicker, Alyssa Klein


DeKalb County Forums on Race Relations:

Forum #1 – June 3, 2020

94.9 WDKB BLM Interviews:

Guest DJ ft. Vivian Meade, Organizer of Black Lives Matter DeKalb – June 18, 2020

Guest DJ ft Dr. Joe Flynn, Associate Director of Black Studies at NIU – June 29, 2020

Podcasts:

Source: Anti-Racism Resources, Google Doc Compiled by Sarah Sophie Flicker, Alyssa Klein


Books About Race

Source: CNN

Childrens Books About Race

Source: EmbraceRace


How to Talk About Race:

The National Museum of African American History and Culture’s “Talking About Race”

EmbraceRace – 10 tips for teaching and talking to kids about race

GSUSA’s new resource on how parents and caregivers can talk to their girls about how to recognize racism, how to challenge it, and how to work together to fight it!

Social Media Facts, Figures, and Reflections on Racism:

Click here for a Google Doc of resources

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