How to speak up while staying safe

We are living through history.

While that was already true with the coronavirus pandemic, the protests around the country in response to the police murder of George Floyd have cemented that fact.

It’s a troubling time. On the one hand, we are told to stay home to protect ourselves and others so we don’t spread the coronavirus. On the other, it is extremely difficult to watch injustices like systemic racism continue to happen and feel powerless to do anything about it because gathering with others increases the risk of coronavirus spread.

However, there have always been those who aren’t able to attend protests but are still able to make a difference. While we’re facing multiple challenges as a society right now, that just means we need to get creative, not back down.

If you’re looking for how you can make your voice heard while keeping physical distance, check out the following resources for tips and ideas.

26 Ways to Be in the Struggle Beyond the Streets
By and for those in our communities who can’t be in the streets, we offer a list of concrete ways that we are in the movement, and that we are supporting liberation every day. 

12 Ways You Can Be an Activist Without Going to a Protest

10 Steps to Non-Optical Allyship

Stay home Q&A
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Ithaca teen shares “How to be a White Ally”

A guide to how you can support marginalized communities

White Allyship 101: Resources to Get to Work
Dismantle Collective has compiled a list of articles, books, films, and videos to educate yourself, your peers, employees, committees, etc.

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