What Can You Do Now That You’ve Listened to ‘Queer Freedom & Trans Delight. Trans Day of Resilience Art Project with Micah Bazant + Kemi Alibi’

By: Greg Jobin-Leeds Thalia Carroll-Cachimuel

LGBTQIA+ Organizations to Donate to & Learn More About

Southerners On New Ground (SONG) is a home for LGBTQ liberation across all lines of race, class, abilities, age, culture, gender, and sexuality in the South. We build, sustain, and connect a southern regional base of LBGTQ people in order to transform the region through strategic projects and campaigns developed in response to the current conditions in our communities. SONG builds this movement through leadership development, intersectional analysis, and organizing.

Familia Trans Queer Liberation Movement works at local and national levels to achieve the collective liberation of trans, queer, and gender nonconforming Latinxs through building community, organizing, advocacy, and education.

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Podcast Episode 7: Decolonizing the Land, Liberating the Farmer

Today, 98% of farmland in the entire United States is white-owned. That is the lowest it has been in history. What does this mean for communities of color now? 

We talk to Leah Penniman of Soul Fire Farm, which heals ancestral wounds and works to end racism and injustice in the food system. Much of the formerly owned Black and brown land was stolen, and is still owned by the descendants of white families. Soul Fire teaches BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) folks how to farm and reconnect with the earth and their ancestors. 

Leah provides powerful insights on how we can decolonize the land and our minds. From land reparations to acknowledging social disparities to access to culturally appropriate food, she takes us on a journey of healing. 

Please listen to this critical episode and check out how to get involved. Learn more about their Reparations Map for Black-Indigenous Farmers here.

And check out Leah’s book, Farming While Black, a love song for the earth and her peoples.

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What can you do now that you’ve listened to ‘The Sabotage of Black Education: The Fight Against Rahm Emanuel to Save Dyett High School’?

By Greg Jobin-Leeds & Thalia Carroll-Cachimuel

Listen on Stitcher to Episode 6 here.

Many listeners want to know what they can do after they have listened to our podcast. What can you do now that you’ve listened to ‘The Sabotage of Black Education” with Jitu Brown

Here you can find:  

  • organizations to support and make a donation   
  • resources to learn more (books, films, websites)  
  • additional podcasts to listen to 
  • educational social issues to continue learning more about 
  • legislation to support 
  • miscellaneous additional resources
  • activists/community leaders to follow and  repost on your social channels.

Donate (our frontline organizations need money to survive):

Journey for Justice Alliance  Journey for Justice Alliance was launched in 2012, in response to the growing problem of school privatization (starving of neighborhood schools, school closings, charter and contract school expansion, turnarounds) impacting cities across the United States.

The Kenwood Oakland Community Organization through the sustained engagement of low-income and working families develops multi-generational leaders who impact decision-making process and public policies, improving the quality of life in local communities. 

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Ways to Support Navajo Nation: “Indigenous Mutual Aid + COVID-19 Response” Follow-Up Resource List

By: Thalia Carroll-Cachimuel

Indigenous Mutual Aid is an information and support network with an anti-colonial and anti-capitalist framework. We exist to inspire and empower autonomous Indigenous relief organizing in response to COVID-19.

Indigenous Action is a radical volunteer crew of anti-colonial & anti-capitalist Indigenous media makers & agitators that work together on a project by project basis for liberation for Mother Earth and all her beings.

Find Indigenous Mutual Aid Groups to learn more about and support.

Donate to the Radical Indigenous Mutual Aid Emergency Fund.

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REST IN PEACE #GEORGEFLOYD – WAYS TO SUPPORT #BLACKLIVESMATTER ACTION NOW!

By: Thalia Carroll-Cachimuel

The When We Fight, We Win! team honors the life of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and all of the other murder victims of senseless anti-Black police violence and brutality. We are sending love and light to these families, and may they all rest in power.

Looking for ways to support during this time? Here are a few resources you can donate to or learn more about. Any donation counts.

Minnesota Organizations

The Minnesota Freedom Fund pays criminal bail and immigration bond for those who cannot afford to as we seek to end discriminatory, coercive, and oppressive jailing.

Black Visions Collective (BLVC) believes in a future where all Black people have autonomy, safety is community-led, and we are in right relationship within our ecosystems.

Reclaim The Block works to make sure communities have the resources they need to thrive. Their grassroots group is up against the deep pockets of the Minneapolis police union, and they need your support.

North Star Health Collective your financial support enables North Start Health Collective to build a stronger and more robust radical healthcare collective. Your commitment strengthens radical health care in Minnesota and beyond.

Twin Cities Coalition for Justice 4 Jamar

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How Can We Support and Learn More About the Housing Crisis #NOW?

City Life / Vida Urbana is a 44 year old bilingual, community organization whose mission is to fight for racial, social and economic justice and gender equality by building working class power through direct action, coalition building, education and advocacy. In organizing poor and working class people of diverse race and nationalities, they promote individual empowerment, develop community leaders, and are building a movement to effect systemic change and transform society.

Right To The City Alliance (RTTC) emerged in 2007 as a unified response to gentrification and a call to halt the displacement of low-income people, people of color, marginalized LGBTQ communities, and youths of color from their historic urban neighborhoods. They are a national alliance of racial, economic and environmental justice organizations.

Cant pay the rent? Want to build a movement so every person has affordable, safe housing? Sign the healthy housing petition now!

New Yorkers’ Coronavirus Questions, Answered by THE CITY

Watch the recording from the live webinar “Reparations and Land Access with David Ragland” to get a deeper understanding on how reparations can be understood as a spiritual practice that not only reconnects us to our ancestors in this moment and brings us into the fullest meaning of what it means to heal and repair moral and material harm. David shares his own family story from the lens of sharecropping and speaks to the need for access to land as a way to reconnect to our culture and history.