As we find additional resources this list will continue to be updated
Break the Cycle
Inspires and supports young people 12 – 24 to build healthy relationships and create a culture without abuse. We are a culturally affirming organization that centers young people, caring adults, and communities in our prevention and intervention efforts. Our dynamic and diverse team believes that all young people deserve to live in a world where they can thrive.
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
NCADV’s mission is to lead, mobilize and raise our voices to support efforts that demand a change of conditions that lead to domestic violence such as patriarchy, privilege, racism, sexism, and classism. We are dedicated to supporting survivors and holding offenders accountable and supporting advocates.
Dedicated to ending domestic violence and sexual assault by increasing awareness, inspiring action and fueling culture change.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides essential tools and support to help survivors of domestic violence so they can live their lives free of abuse.Contacts to The Hotline can expect highly-trained, expert advocates to offer free, confidential, and compassionate support, crisis intervention information, education, and referral services in over 200 languages. Call 1.800.799.SAFE (7233) www.thehotline.org/
Rock the Vote
In 1990, music executives founded Rock the Vote in response to the censorship of hip-hop and rap artists. Our first partnership, with MTV, promoted the message that “Censorship is Un-American” and activated millions of young people across the country to exercise their rights and represent their interests. For thirty years, we have continuously adapted to the changing landscapes of media, technology and culture to breakthrough and empower each new generation.
When We All Vote
A non-profit, nonpartisan organization that is on a mission to increase participation in every election and close the race and age voting gap by changing the culture around voting, harnessing grassroots energy, and through strategic partnerships to reach every American.
Campus Vote Project
Dedicated to supporting increased access to the democratic process, specifically highlighting and tackling the barriers that young people and students face. We work to help young people gain access to the polls in a variety of ways including hosting the Youth Voting Rights Working Group with support from Rock the Vote and CIRCLE. www.campusvoteproject.org/
Power the Polls
Help staff your local polling place America is facing a record shortage of poll workers this year due to the coronavirus. Our democracy depends on ordinary people who make sure elections run smoothly and everyone’s vote is counted. You can make sure we have a safe, fair, efficient election for all. Power the Polls is a first-of-its-kind initiative to recruit poll workers to ensure a safe, fair election for all voters.
Since the stigmas associated with mental health care often begin early, AAKOMA works with teenagers and their families to raise awareness, conduct patient-centered research, and encourage young people to begin conversations in their communities.
Black Mental Wellness, Corp.
The mission of Black Mental Wellness, Corp. is to provide access to evidence-based information and resources about mental health and behavioral health topics from a Black perspective, to highlight and increase the diversity of mental health professionals, and to decrease the mental health stigma in the Black community. www.blackmentalwellness.com
44 Mental Health Resources for Black People Trying to Survive in This Country – Compiled by SELF Magazine
Black lives matter. Black bodies matter. Black mental health matters. This latest string of rampant and wanton brutality against Black people flies in the face of these indisputable truths. Here’s a list of resources that may help if you’re looking for mental health support that validates and celebrates your Blackness. The list includes several free and low cost resources