Organizations and Charities
Organizations and Charities
Bail Project, Inc.
A non-profit organization designed to combat mass incarceration by disrupting the money bail system — one person at a time. We believe that paying bail for someone in need is an act of resistance against a system that criminalizes race and poverty and an act of solidarity with local communities and movements for decarceration.
*The Bail Project is a partner with Legal Aid
Learn more here: https://bailproject.org/
Black Lives Matter/Black Lives Matter Cleveland
Black Lives Matter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin's murderer. Black Lives Matter 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. By combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation, and centering Black joy, we are winning immediate improvements in our lives.
Learn more about Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatter.com/
Learn more about Black Lives Matter Cleveland: https://www.facebook.com/BLM216/
Black Voters Matter Fund
Their goal is to Increase power in our communities and effective voting allows a community to determine its own destiny.
Learn more here: https://www.blackvotersmatterfund.org
Campaign Zero & #8cantwait
Funds donated to Campaign Zero support the data-driven analysis of policing practices across the country, research to identify effective solutions to end police violence, technical assistance to organizers leading police accountability campaigns and the development of model legislation and advocacy to end police violence nationwide. Campaign Zero recently went live with the #8cantwait Campaign, which focuses on 8 specific policies to reduce police violence.
Learn about Campaign Zero: https://www.joincampaignzero.org/
Learn about #8cantwait: https://8cantwait.org/
The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.
Learn more here: http://clevelandnaacp.org/
Diversity Center of Cleveland
Their mission – "to eliminate bias bigotry and racism" remains the same, as do our programs, operations and governance structure. Today, through their School & Youth Programming, SHIFT Consulting, and LeadDIVERSITY we strive to reach toward our vision of creating communities where all people are connected, respected, and valued.
Learn more here: http://www.diversitycenterneo.org/about-us/
Located in Shaker Heights, this restaurant has a purpose: We give formerly incarcerated adults a foundation in the culinary and hospitality industry while providing a support network necessary their long-term success.
Learn more here: https://edwinsrestaurant.org/
George Floyd Memorial Fund
This fund is established to cover funeral and burial expenses, mental and grief counseling, lodging and travel for all court proceedings, and to assist our family in the days to come as we continue to seek justice for George. A portion of these funds will also go to the Estate of George Floyd for the benefit and care of his children and their educational fund. Goal $1.5M, as of 6/4 at $12M.
Learn more here: https://www.gofundme.com/f/georgefloyd
Legal Aid Society of Cleveland
Secures justice and resolves fundamental problems for those who are low income and vulnerable by providing high quality legal services.
Learn more here: https://lasclev.org/donationform/
Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry (LMM)
LMM seeks that people who are oppressed, forgotten, and hurting be empowered, valued, and healed by our unwavering commitment to addressing chronic needs, enabling people to self-sufficiency, and advocating for system change. As a catalyst and convener for meaningful conversation, LMM seeks to change the social, political, and religious conversation about justice from one of limitations to one of possibilities.
Learn more here: https://www.lutheranmetro.org/
Towards Employment is a proven leader in workforce development that connects people to careers, which changes people's lives, advances business, and strengthens community in Northeast Ohio. Our mission is to empower individuals to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency through employment.
Learn more here: https://www.towardsemployment.org/
Urban League of Greater Cleveland
The mission of the Urban League of Greater Cleveland is dedicated to providing equal opportunities for African-Americans and other minority members to develop and exercise their potential on par with all other Americans through education, research, advocacy and provision of services.
Learn about the Urban League of Greater Cleveland: https://ulcleveland.org/
Learn about the National Urban League: https://nul.org/
Grant & Award-Winning non-profit, inspiring breakthroughs in sports and entrepreneurship by providing low-income community residents with the opportunity to improve their neighborhoods, connections, and resources while building and fulfilling successful futures. PressFWD collects donations and creates grassroots campaigns that aid in directly impacting local communities.
Learn more here: https://pressfwd.org/
Right Choice Foundation
Right choice is a community-based nonprofit organization that will address the needs of our general underserved youth and at-risk population. They focus on building up today's at-risk youth by providing them with mentorship programs, academic assistance, and leadership programs to develop well-rounded citizens by teaching them to accept who they are and guiding them through life's challenges.
Learn more here: rightchoiceinc.org