#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer. Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation, Inc. is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes.
The Trayvon Martin Foundation was established by Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin in March 2012. We are a nonprofit organization whose main purpose is to provide emotional and financial support to families who have lost a child to gun violence.
+ Little Miss Flint Clean Water Fund
My name is Mari Copeny, I’m from Flint, Michigan. You may know me as Little Miss Flint. I have been fighting to ensure my community has access to clean safe water since I was 8-years-old. Ever since April 2014, Flint has been faced with a lead crisis that we are still recovering from.
Our mission is to provide a support system for those who have been affected by incarceration, to eliminate the school-to-prison pipeline, and to act as a voice for those who feel silenced by their trauma.
Patrice’s Kids educates adults on the prevention of child abuse and holds special events to benefit children in foster care. This non-profit is centered around protecting and empowering kids.
Black Voters Matter goal is to increase power in marginalized, predominantly Black communities. Effective voting allows a community to determine its own destiny. We agree with the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. when he said, “Power at its best is love implementing the demands of justice, and justice at its best is power correcting everything that stands against love.”
In 1968, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and many others called for a “revolution of values” in America. They sought to build a broad, fusion movement that could unite poor and impacted communities across the country. Their name was a direct cry from the underside of history: The Poor People’s Campaign.
501(c)3 non-profit organization EIN 92-1152091
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