Petitions and Funds Seeking to End Police Violence and Support the Black Community in Need
This petition is calling for and to police violence against the black community, and seeking action through nine remarkable reform ideas.
Funds can be donated to support the family of George Floyd here. These funds will help with things like the care and education of his children. The address for sending cards and letters in support and encouragement is also available here.
You can donate directly to the Black Lives Matter movement here; help support their “ongoing fight to end state-sanctioned violence, liberate Black people, and end white supremacy forever.”
Through this petition, Black Lives Matter is calling for “an end to the systemic racism that allows this culture of corruption to go unchecked and our lives to be taken. We call for a national defunding of police. We demand investment in our communities and the resources to ensure Black people not only survive but thrive. If you’re with us, add your name to the petition right now and help us spread the word.”
This is a Minneapolis-based organization that seeks to divert resources from policing and instead invest in helping through things like housing, violence prevention, mental health support, addiction support, and more.
This fund provides bail for those who have been imprisoned following protesting.
Donations to this fund will go towards providing bail for protestors who have been arrested and detained.
Through this fund, donations are used on a wide scale to combat mass incarceration and help those who cannot afford bail.
Sign the petition here calling for action and justice in support of George Floyd and his family.
The petition can be signed here to “let the Department of Justice and your government leaders know that the current justice system in place for policing in this country is not working and police reform is a discussion needed in order to replace it with a new one.”
This petition is calling on House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi to introduce a bill for approval to stop the ability of police to investigate misconduct themselves and instead allow independent civilian review boards to investigate and institute charges.