In solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and all protests to end police and state violence against Black people, and in support of the astonishing and emancipatory world vision we see so many articulating and enacting right now on the streets: we will be giving 25% of the profit from all web site sales for the month of June to Equality for Flatbush and the Sister Outsider Relief Grant.
In addition, if you make a direct donation of $30 or more to any of the following organizations, we will mail you a free book from our catalogue. We'll continue until we've sent out 100 books. To receive a book, please email info [at] futurepoem [dot] com with your mailing address and a screenshot of your donation.
Equality for Flatbush (E4F) is a people of color-led, multi-national grassroots organization that does anti-police repression, affordable housing and anti-gentrification/anti-displacement organizing in Flatbush, East Flatbush, and Brooklyn-wide.
Launched by the Free Black Womens Library, the Sister Outsider Relief Grant is a mutual aid funding initiative to honor and nurture single Black mother artists, writers and cultural workers. The Free Black Women's Library is a social art project and mobile library that features over two thousand books written by Black women.
GLITS INC approaches the health and rights crises faced by transgender sex workers holistically using harm reduction, human rights principles, economic and social justice, along with a commitment to empowerment and pride in finding solutions from within the community. GLITS is currently raising money to purchase two buildings in Manhattan that will provide longterm housing for Black trans people.
Justice for Black Girls' Oluwatoyin Salau Freedom Fighter's Fund is designed to provide monetary relief for Black girl activists, like Toyin, who are on the frontlines. This fund allows Black girls to request grants up to $750 for overnight housing, rent relief, food or other life-sustaining supports.
For the Gworls’ Rent and Gender-Affirming Surgery Fund accepts applications from Black, transgender people nationwide. With this fund, For The Gworls actively fights to reduce homelessness rates in the Black transgender community, as well as lower the risk for affirmative surgeries being done in ways that put them at greater health risks.
BKShowsLove Emergency Fund to Feed Brooklynites was started by Equality for Flatbush and Brooklyn Anti-Gentrification Network. It has committed to feeding Brooklynites and providing other forms of material aid until May 2021, and maybe even longer depending on the circumstances. As of May 2020, it has doubled its food distribution work, and has committed to providing two large bags of non-perishable food and COVID-19 household supplies to more than 400 households.
The Okra Project's Nina Pop Mental Health Recovery Fund and Tony McDade Mental Health Recovery Fund will purchase therapy sessions with licensed Black practitioners for Black trans people.
The Black Trans Travel Fund is a mutual-aid fund developed for the purpose of providing Black transgender women with the financial resources necessary for them to be able to access their self-determined safest alternatives to travel.
Black Visions Collective shapes a political home for Black people across Minnesota, centering their work in healing and transformative justice and developing Minnesota’s emerging Black leadership to lead powerful campaigns.
COVID Bailout NYC posts bail for medically vulnerable people held in New York City jails and provides comprehensive post-release support, such as shelter and food, for these individuals.
Brooklyn Community Bail Fund deploys funds received to pay demonstrators' bail to other funds in New York City, New York State, and around the country where there is need. BCBF will also support grassroots, Black-led organizations fighting for systems change; and the continued fight to get people out of cages.
Black Youth Project 100 is dedicated to improving the lived experiences of Black people. Funds raised will provide mutual aid, legal support, bail funds, and other logistic/supportive services related to this work.
Bed-Stuy Strong is a group of neighbors helping neighbors in a spirit of solidarity. Bed-Stuy Strong is a mutual aid network of over 3,000 people from across Bed-Stuy who are supporting the community during the COVID-19 crisis. They crowdsource donations and use them to provide no-contact grocery deliveries for vulnerable members of Bed-Stuy communities.
Crown Heights Mutual Aid is a network designed to help Crown Heights residents support one another and the most vulnerable in the community in the face of COVID-19. Donations help purchase groceries, critical household goods, or other aid for Crown Heights residents impacted by COVID-19.
The Black Lesbian and Queer Digital Residency Fund provides digital residencies in the form of micro grants to Black Lesbian, Queer, and Trans women scholars, archivists, artists, and content creators on Instagram with the goal of creating more digital spaces and giving more support to the spaces that already exist that exclusively share Black lesbian and queer culture, art, and archival works.
BAJI educates and engages African American and black immigrant communities to organize and advocate for racial, social and economic justice.
Black AIDS Institute is a think and do tank that provides high quality direct HIV services and linkage to care to Black people.
Founded in September 2002, Families for Freedom is a New York-based multi-ethnic human rights organization by and for families facing and fighting deportation.
Go Fund Me pages to support the families of
in their fights for justice.