Sunday, February 19, 2017

28 Organizations That Empower Black Communities

Feeling Rebloggy

The resistance starts here.

TWOC offers support and resources for trans women of color, a highly marginalized community.
Black Girls Code is on a mission to increase the number of black women working in computer programming. By hosting after school programs and workshops, the org plans to train one million young black women in the field by the year 2040.
ALP is a New York-based organization that dedicates itself to achieving social and economic equality for LGBT communities of color.  
The Black Women’s Blueprint services black women affected by issues such as sexual violence, abuse and incarceration.
The Empowerment Program offers resources like employment assistance and housing referrals for black women experiencing poverty, homelessness and incarceration. 
Atlanta-based organization Sister Love commits itself to educating women of color about reproductive health, safe sex and HIV/AIDS. 
Sponsored by the National Council on Crime and Delinquency, NBWJI centers its mission on empowering black women and girls in the criminal justice system.

Read More: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/28-organizations-that-are-empowering-black-communities_us_58a730fde4b045cd34c13d9a?