Opportunities to Support Community & Food Systems Work by Black, Indigenous, and People of Color in the Minneapolis area

 

In order to channel immediate support to BIPOC-led organizations in the Minneapolis area, we’d like to share the following list of links and contacts. We will be highlighting additional organizations throughout the upper Midwest in the weeks to come.

 

Appetite for Change

“We use food as a tool to build health, wealth, and social change in North Minneapolis. We bring people together to learn, cook, eat, and grow food, creating change that lasts.”

 

Black Immigrant Collective

The Black Immigrant Collective amplifies and makes visible the voices of Black immigrants in Minnesota.

https://www.paypal.me/BlackImmigrant

 

Black Table Arts

Gathering Black communities through the arts, towards better black futures.

 

Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en Lucha

CTUL is a worker-led organization where workers organize, educate and empower each other to fight for a voice in their workplaces and in their communities.

 

Du Nord Riot Recovery Fund

Du Nord Craft Spirits is a Black-owned distillery with a building that was damaged. They’ve “received a tidal wave of love and support from across the nation and many have asked how they can help… Therefore, Du Nord is establishing this fund to support black and brown companies affected by the riots.”

 

The Family of the Trees

The Family of the Trees, based in North Minneapolis, plants trees as living memories of people in the community who were victims of violence and as a way to mitigate climate change disparities, among a variety of other projects.

 

Little Earth Residents Association

Little Earth provides entrepreneurship training, interpersonal connections, multi-level support, and education services to the American Indian community in South Minneapolis.

 

Minnesota Healing Justice Network

The MN Healing Justice Network provides a supportive professional community and mutual aid network for wellness and healing justice practitioners who also identify as IBPOC (indigenous, black, or people of color).

https://www.paypal.me/mnhealingjustice

 

Pimento Relief Fund

We’re partnering with Pimento to provide black business without insurance relief after white supremacists set them on fire during the protests.

 

Pow Wow Grounds

Native-run cafe, currently providing meals to elders, protectors and community, purchasing medical supplies, and fire supplies, cooking supplies.

Support via PayPal at angelswann2021@gmail.com

 

Southside Harm Reduction

Southside Harm Reduction Services works within a harm reduction framework to promote the human rights to health, safety, autonomy, and agency among people who use substances.

 

Spiral Collective

A volunteer full-spectrum reproductive options and support group comprised of doulas, birth-workers, and passionate reproductive justice advocates. Based in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota, occupied Dakhóta territories.

 

Unicorn Riot

A decentralized media organization that has been live-streaming uprisings

 

Women for Political Change

Holistically investing in the leadership and political power of young women and trans & non-binary individuals throughout Minnesota.

 

Here is a shareable guide that leads individuals through anti-racism work:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1hpub-jkm9cLzJWqZSsETqbE6tZ13Q0UbQz--vQ2avEc/edit?ts=5ecdbd66

 

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