Some Other Ways to Get Involved with Racial Justice Efforts in the greater Madison community

Freedom Inc is working to end of violence against women, gender-non-conforming and transgender folks, and children within communities of color by challenging the root causes of violence, poverty, racism and discrimination.  http://freedom-inc.org/  

 

Freedom Youth Squad is another local organization that has pushing to get police out of schools, promoting other justice efforts in our schools, and creating social support and crisis support for youth of color.   https://www.facebook.com/FreedomYouthSquad/

 

Free the 350 Bail Fund is also involved in challenging the prison industrial complex.  Many people are held in jail before they receive a fair trial, simply because they can't afford bail. Often, these are parents of color who are separated from their own kids.  https://freethe350bailfund.wordpress.com/

 

Urban Triage seeks to empower Black families to excel and believe in their own ability to make a difference through crisis response, advocacy, psycho-education, community support services, intervention, leadership development and systems training.   https://urbantriage.org/

 

Dane County Time Bank's Restorative Justice project hosts a hotline to help resolve non-emergency disputes without involving the police. https://danecountytimebank.org/projects/restorative-justice

 

The Social Justice Center (SJC) is a busy grassroots hub for several community organizations, challenging racism and many other forms of systemic injustice.  https://www.socialjusticecenter.org/

 

Groundwork s a group of dedicated white anti-racist activists that offer classes and resources to other white people so they can be better educated and organized about these issues.  https://groundworkmadison.com/