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Resources for #blackouttuesday

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Sked Social’s global team supports #BlackoutTuesday and the Black Lives Matter movement. 

Supporting the need for Racial Equality worldwide

Sked Social’s global team supports #BlackoutTuesday and the Black Lives Matter movement. 

To find more information and look at how you can get involved, we’ve collated these resources below. It’s by no means a comprehensive list, but we hope it provides some places for you to start.

Accounts to follow for news and information

Black Lives Matter: 

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/blklivesmatter/

The Conscious Kid: 

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/theconsciouskid/

Check Your Privilege 

Instagram  https://www.instagram.com/ckyourprivilege/

Equality Labs: 

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/equalitylabs/

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/EqualityLabs1/

R29 Unbothered 

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/r29unbothered/

Strong Black Lead 

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/strongblacklead/

Twitter – https://twitter.com/strongblacklead

Full Lists & Descriptions of the Accounts can be found here and here.

Donate & Support the movement

You can donate to Black Lives Matter Directly.

Some other organisations or fundraisers where you can support the movement:

George Floyd Memorial Fund

Official GoFundMe to support the Floyd Family 

Minnesota Freedom Fund 

Community-based nonprofit that pays criminal bail and immigration bonds for individuals who have been arrested while protesting police brutality. 

Black Visions Collective

A black, trans, and queer led organization that is committed to dismantling systems of oppression & violence, and shifting the public narrative to create transformative, long term change

Reclaim the Block

Coalition that advocates for & invests in community-led safety initiatives in Minneapolis neighborhoods

Campaign Zero

Online platform & organization that utilizes research based policy solutions to end police brutality in America 

Unicorn Riot 

Non-profit organization that is dedicated to exposing the root causes of dynamic social & environmental issues

Communities United Against Police Brutality

Twin-Cities based organization that was created to deal with police brutality on an ongoing basis. 

NAACP Legal Defense Fund 

Donate to help win landmark legal battles, protect voters across the nation, and advance the cause of racial justice, equality, and an inclusive society.

American Civil Liberties Union 

Critical work to protect voting rights, demand that vulnerable people in prisons, jails and immigration detention centers be released, and fight to ensure reproductive health care remains open and accessible to all who need it. 

Sign a Petition

Justice for George Floyd on Change.org

Justice for George Floyd on Act.org

Don’t forget to check your planned posts

Finally, don’t forget to look over any upcoming planned posts in Sked and/or any other social tools that you use. You can do this on the upcoming posts page.

If you need to, use the bulk actions in Sked (checkboxes along the left and then actions at the top) to bulk move posts to drafts, or adjust your queue settings if required.

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