“In the wake of the murder of George Floyd and the amazing protests across the country, there was a lot in the movement for Black lives… The moment of well-overdue racial justice reckoning, we saw that as an opportunity for us to change within ourselves… We had been on a continual journey becoming the diverse […]
Change and Racial Justice: One Year LaterWritten by ansaedim · June 14, 2021 10:05 pm
An exciting new moment for the Change.org Racial Justice Fund
Last year, two petition starters created petitions calling for Justice for George Floyd and Justice for Breonna Taylor that became the largest petitions in Change.org’s history. Your commitment both inspired and challenged us here at Change.org. Since that monumental moment, Change.org has committed to more equitable practices and opportunities for its staff, users, and Black-led […]Written by Change.org · April 14, 2021 7:41 pm
Banning No-Knock Warrants: A Growing Movement on Change.org
No-knock warrants have resulted in countless deaths and injuries all around the country, including the death of Breonna Taylor. In the wake of her murder, people are seeking justice by calling on their cities and states to ban no-knock warrants.Written by Change.org · November 2, 2020 7:32 pm
Change.org Begins Releasing Promised $10 Million for Racial Justice
This week, Change.org is proud to announce that we have taken the first steps in our commitment to give $6M directly to Black-led organizations at the forefront of racial justice advocacy. This will be part of a $10 million commitment to racial justice work that will help develop systems to support this movement inside and outside of Change.org.Written by Change.org · September 9, 2020 10:04 pm
Your voice is represented at the 2020 March on Washington
As it was those 57 years ago, we are a country still struggling to end racism and discrimination. Today’s rally, the Commitment March: Get Your Knee Off Our Necks, is about the ongoing racial violence, police brutality, voter disenfranchisement and systemic racism that plagues our country.Written by Change.org · August 28, 2020 7:41 am
You’re Still Fighting
Months have passed since George Floyd’s death ignited a world-wide movement – and you’re still fighting.Written by Change.org · August 17, 2020 7:55 pm
Breonna Taylor was killed 5 months ago. Can you do more to demand justice?
It’s been five months since Breonna Taylor was killed by Louisville police officers. No one has been held accountable. In the early morning hours of March 13, 2020, three officers used a controversial “no-knock warrant” to enter Breonna’s Taylor’s apartment. More than 20 shots were fired, killing Breonna Taylor. In the days, weeks, and months […]Written by Michael A. Jones · August 13, 2020 2:03 am
Justice and allyship
Violence against Black trans women is “a pandemic” says petition starter Eva. This week many within the racial justice movement are mourning the deaths of two Black trans women, murdered within a day of each other.Written by Change.org · June 17, 2020 6:09 pm
The public pressure is working.
All four officers involved in George Floyd’s killing have been charged, and Derek Chauvin has now been charged with second degree murder.Written by Change.org · June 9, 2020 10:52 pm
What you can do right now.
Fight systemic racism by taking action. Send the message that Black lives matter until everyone hears it.Written by Change.org · June 4, 2020 9:38 pm