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ILYSM ZINE: No. XX

2020-06-02

BLACK LIVES MATTER

DEMILITARIZE THE POLICE

We're linking to compilations of resources. Email us dm@ilysm.com if you have a resource you'd like to share.

PLEASE SUPPORT WITH YOUR ACTIONS AND YOUR $$$

FANTASY WORLD MASTER LIST OF RESOURCES ON HOW TO DISMANTLE SYSTEMIC RACISM

We're so proud to work with Patia Borja, who is behind @patiasfantasyworld and has been an important source of information, truth, and moments of levity for us and so many others. Patia has created an exhaustive, comprehensive list of resources to educate, support, and advocate for change. Please review and share.

#8CANTWAIT

Campaign Zero's initiative to address police violence by working to enact 8 policies across all police departments. These policies would decrease police violence by 72%. You can check your city's status and learn more here.

http://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/

Resources for protestors, petitions, contact info for government officials, donation links

Safe Action Protocol

Guide to safety and health/first aid resources for protesting during COVID-19.

Split a donation to all the bail funds listed on this page, or allocate specific amounts to individual groups.

Bail funds by city

Self explanatory

@etilson's google doc

List of bail & mutual aid funds, community organizations, and harmed black-owned businesses to donate to

Mutant Legal's Best Practices for Jail Support (NYC)

NYC-specific guide for protestors on legal/protocol info you should know if attending an event where police are expected to be making arrests.

http://ally.wiki

Links to relevant events, petitions, donation links, protest info, education, government official contact info.

Resources: Asians for Black Lives

Crowdsourced resources for Asian Americans who are standing with the black community.

anti-racism resources for white people (and non-black POC)

Articles, videos, podcasts, books, movies/tv, organization, and additional resources to educate yourself.

HBCU Protest and Riot Resource Guide

If you find yourself or those you love arrested or apprehended, here is a list of resources of safe havens, bail funds, lawyers working free-of-charge and other helpful resources. If you are not protesting, this functions as a great list of organizations to support.

Activist and data scientist @samswey explains research-based solutions to stop police violence

A twitter thread with simple point-by-point summary of his findings and recommendations with links to additional information. For more in-depth research links, refer to: https://www.joincampaignzero.org/research

Showing Up for Racial Justice - Political Education, Toolkits, and Other Resources

SURJ has provided a primer and resources on racism 101, white supremacy culture, white feminism, white privilege, white nationalism.

#SAVESYEP - Save Summer Youth Employment Program NYC

Largest youth employment system, provides many low income, underrepresented NYC youth (14-24) the opportunity to hold meaninful jobs, gain essential career-readiness, support family, prepare for professional environments, etc. DeBlasio cut the program leaving 150,000 prospective applicants; 75,000 students without the opportunity. Change.org petition link

@simoneoj's list of black-owned businesses to support

If you're ordering personal products and supplies, refer to this list and support a black-owned business.