How to channel your anger in these trying times.
It didn’t feel appropriate to do my usual link round up today.
If you’re upset and angry about the events of the last week, and even the last six months, if we add on Brexit, here’s a list of organisations you should consider helping, either through your wallet or skills.
The Fawcett Society: This organisation campaigns for women’s rights in the UK.
Refugee Council: They work to support and protect refugees and asylum seekers in the UK.
Repeal: This organisation is on the front lines of the fight to change Ireland’s abortion laws and give Irish women safe access to abortions.
Liberty: They campaign for civil liberties and human rights in the UK.
Emily’s List: This organisation helps pro-choice Democratic women get elected.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU): They work hard to protect free speech and fight against injustice.
Anti-Defamation League (ADL): This organisation works to actively combat hate, discrimination and anti-Semitism.
The Southern Poverty Law Centre (SPLC): They fight hate groups using education, litigation and advocacy.
Council of American Islam Relations (CAIR): They defend the civil rights of Muslims.
Planned Parenthood: The US’ leading sexual health and reproductive healthcare provider.
NAACP: They’ve worked tirelessly for decades to protect the civil rights of people of colour.
RAINN: The US’ largest anti-sexual violence organisation.