What YOU Can Do
Everyone has a role to play in the work of antiracism. The resources below can help you get engaged, self-educate, and practice self-care.
But we are NOT powerless. EVERYONE has a role to play in the work of antiracism.
Contact your elected representatives every day and tell them that a ceasefire in Gaza and aid to victims are your priorities.
Ongoing Genocide in Gaza
- Civics: If you live in the US, UK, and Canada, visit Ceasefire Today for resources on contacting your representatives, which can be calls and/or recurring daily emails and faxes.
- Protest: Check the Calendar of Resistance for Palestine to find a protest near you.
- Civics: Do your national representatives know that antiracism is your priority? Visit Common Cause to find your elected representatives.
- Register to Vote: Learn how you and your community members can register to vote throughout the United States.
- Civics: Do your elected representatives know that antiracism is your priority? Find your Minnesota elected representatives and contact them today.
- Register to Vote: Learn more about how to register to vote in Minnesota, including same-day registration in your precinct on the day of an election.
- Donations: Donate to a Twin Cities Mutual Aid Organization to support neighbor-to-neighbor community action.
- Volunteering: Follow Black Lives Matter Twin Cities Metro and Black Lives Matter Minnesota to stay up-to-date on protests, marches, and volunteer opportunities.
Ongoing Genocide in Gaza
It can feel paralyzing if you feel un- or undereducated on Gaza in this moment.
- Haymarket Books has made the ebooks on Palestine topic free and accessible for deeper learning.
We recommend these selected articles from CARHE's researchers as an introduction to structural racism and health equity:
- Structural Racism and Supporting Black Lives - The Role of Health Professionals (New England Journal of Medicine, 2016)
- Stolen Breaths (New England Journal of Medicine, 2020)
- Improving The Measurement Of Structural Racism To Achieve Antiracist Health Policy (Health Affairs, 2022)
For more resources, browse our curated Research Library.
- Mental Health Support:
- LGBTQIA+ Support: The Trevor Project: Text START to 678-678 or call 1-866-488-7386
- Transgender Support: Trans Lifeline: Call 1-877-565-8860
- Pregnancy Crisis Support: National Abortion Federation Hotline: Call 1-800-772-9100
Local Minnesotan Resources
Banner Image: Toshira Garraway of Families Supporting Families Against Police Violence speaking at a Justice for Amir Locke press conference on Monday, February 7th at Minneapolis City Hall. The event was organized by Nekima Levy Armstrong and a coalition of Black Mothers and Women. Photo taken by Miamon Queeglay.
This page was last updated on Thursday, 2023 Nov 16.