National Organizations

Color of Change, whose “goal is to empower our members—Black Americans and our allies—to make government more responsive to the concerns of Black Americans and to bring about positive political and social change for everyone.” Justice for Mike Brown is a featured campaign.

Colorlines is a daily news site where race matters, featuring award-winning investigative reporting and news analysis. Colorlines is published by Race Forward, a national organization that advances racial justice through research, media and practice.

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) features resources and analysis on militarization of police.

Amnesty International has made “Stand With Ferguson” one of its action campaigns and has a team on the ground blogging from there.

Culture Strike is “a network of artists, writers, filmmakers, musicians, and other cultural workers who want to fight anti-immigrant hate by bringing out the stories of migrants and creating counter-narratives about migration.” Their “Liberty for All” section features images about the Mike Brown case and related issues.

Ferguson-Focused Orgs/Actions

Hands Up United, “striving for a world where we deal with harm in our communities through healing, love, and kinship. This means an end to state sponsored violence, including the excessive use of force by law enforcement.” Includes local and national demands, plus ways to support Ferguson and Ferguson-based actions.

The Organization for Black Struggle, a St. Louis-based group whose mission is “To build a movement that fights for political empowerment, economic justice and the cultural dignity of the African-American community, especially the Black working class.” Actions and updates on Ferguson.

How to Support Ferguson: a public Google doc created by organizers, listing ways to donate and participate.

Giving Options in Ferguson: web page collaboratively created, listing way to donate and participate.

Missourians Organized for Reform and Empowerment. “MORE  seeks to be a powerful organization of low- and moderate-income people building power in our communities. We strive to transcend divisions of class, age and race as we envision and build the more just, sustainable world in which we would like to live.”

Petition by Missouri State Senator Jamilah Nasheed to appoint a special prosecutor in the Mike Brown case.

Morningside Center for Teaching Responsibility has put together "What Happened in Ferguson and Why" a classroom curriculum to support students in understanding the racial and economic backdrop to events in Ferguson. 


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