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Protests Are Still Going Strong All Over North Texas, But You Might Also Need Access To Bail Funds, Nonprofit Organizations And More.

Protests seem to be popping up at every turn — and while we try to keep you updated on those, we think it’s important to keep you up on resources you might need, too.

Many organizations have formed in the wake of deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Dominique Rem’mie Fells and many other Black Americans. Resources like The Minnesota Freedom Fund have been flooded with overwhelming support to the point they stopped asked that supporters donate elsewhere.

And while we commend those efforts, keep in mind your community needs your help as well. In fact, there are several local organizations working to combat the effects of police brutality.

Bail funds are providing relief for people who have been arrested for protesting, curfew violations and similar non-violent crimes.

The limit doesn’t stop there, though. You can find a myriad of organizations that help with various aspects of marginalized communities, particularly the Black community.

For example:

  • The Black Trans Advocacy Coalition assists Black transgender people with employment, housing, education and health care.
  • The Afiya Center serves to help Black women positively transform their sexual and reproductive health through reproductive justice and HIV programming.

Some small businesses were hit by looting in the early days of these protests. On top of that, we are still very much in the middle of a pandemic that has devastated the local business economy, resulting in several GoFundMe campaigns.

Below is a list of North Texas-serving organizations accepting donations and assisting those in need right now. If you know of a resource for North Texans that should be included here, please contact us here.

D-FW Bail Funds

Faith In Texas Dallas Bail Fund

NGAN Dallas Protest Bail Fund

Fort Worth-Tarrant County Bail Fund

Texas Organizing Project Community Bail Out Fund

LGBTQ Freedom Fund

The Afiya Center Protest Bail Fund

Nonprofit Organizations

Black Trans Advocacy Coalition

Black Youth Project 100

Dallas Alliance Against Racist & Political Repression

House of Rebirth

Mothers Against Police Brutality

North Texas Dream Team 

Revive Dallas Business Relief Fund

Keeping Families Connected

Lucha Dallas Medic Kits for Protestors

Funds for Destroyed Black Owned Businesses GoFundMe

BurgerIM West End Looting Recovery GoFundMe

COVID-19 RELIEF

North Texas Cares

North Texas Food Bank

COVID-19 Mental Health and Immigrant Resources

Dallas County Aid

Cover photo by Dylan Hollingsworth.

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