The fight continues. The list below represents grassroots organizations and resources that help people and work to change attitudes. We encourage everyone to check out these links, use them if needed and donate if you can. Please send suggestions on other grassroots organizations to PRFleamarket@gmail.com.
The Low Income Housing Institute believes that housing is a human right. LIHI builds and manages homes for formerly homeless people across the Puget Sound. LIHI owns and operates the Urban Rest Stops, critical hygiene facilities for homeless individuals and families. LIHI also operates innovative Tiny House Village programs, providing warm, safe, secure shelter in tiny houses in community settings.LOW INCOME HOUSING INSITUTE
The core activists and organizers of Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County are a group of Black and other people of color focused on dismantling anti-black systems and policies of oppression. The strategy team meetings regularly around Seattle to direct these efforts. Please continue to support the local chapter by donating to the general fund, which funds initiatives, projects, and direct action campaigns.
Campaign Zero aims to reduce the number of people killed by police every year in America, to bring down the current rate of over 1000 per year to zero. Campaign Zero is calling on local, state, and federal lawmakers to take immediate action to adopt data-driven policy solutions to end the violence and to hold police accountable.
The Southern Poverty Law Center is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society. Using litigation, education, and other forms of advocacy, the SPLC works toward the day when the ideals of equal justice and equal opportunity will be a reality.
PFLAG Seattle and PFLAG Tacoma are the local chapters of the nation’s foremost family-based organization committed to the civil rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. In both cities PFLAG provides services to families, schools, corporations, and the larger community in order to increase understanding and acceptance of LGBT people.
Color Of Change designs powerful campaigns working to end practices that unfairly hold Black people back. Access the tools and resources that you need to lead change campaigns in your community on the issues that matter most to you. Color of Change helps move corporate and governmental decision-makers to create a more human, less hostile world for Black people in America.
The Center for Policing Equity is a team of research scientists, race and equity experts, data virtuosos, and community trainers who all partner with police departments, to diagnose the roots of disparate policing in order to eliminate the problem.
Sweet Relief Musicians Fund provides financial assistance to all types of career musicians and music industry workers who are struggling to make ends meet, often while facing illness, disability, or age-related problems. They provide relief in the form of financial assistance to many musicians who would otherwise be in terrible predicaments.
Generations of people continue to benefit from the Duwamish People's presence and stewardship of the land we call Seattle. Real Rent Duwamish calls on people who live and work in Seattle to make rent payments to the Duwamish Tribe.