We think about solidarity as protesting usually, however we have to acknowledge that not everyone has the time, or mental health that will allow them to be physically present in protests.
Though this This published list shows ways in which we can all participate in the worldwide movement of liberation and ultimately show solidarity towards the issues that though might not affect us directly, do have an impact on the people that surround us.
- Host a know your rights workshop
- Fundraise online
- Spread the word
- Offer to be the emergency contact
- attend planning meetings or strategy calls
- support or organize healing events
- cook a pre-/ post- march meal
- coordinate or provide childcare
- create and share art
- create a home base
- continue to reflect on your privilege
- Be a grounding of self care buddy
- Offer to help create a safety plan
- create intentional spiritual space
- Work with teachers
- share skills
- make spaces to process
- hold space. and or organize events
- skype, tect, visit, show love
- Help amplify the protests
- translate documents
- support people with disabilities
- attend and/or circulate events/panels
- start conversations
- take care of yourself
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