Ways to Show Up

Here are some ways you can show up for racial justice.

Contact Your Representatives

Contacting your representatives about issues you care about is a great way to let your voice be heard. If possible, it can be more effective to call rather than email (see this New York Times article on why). Here are some resources to help you contact your representatives:

Write a Letter to the Editor

Writing letters to the editor can be an effective way of influencing legislators, government officials, and public opinion. Here is a list of links to submit letters to the editor to various news media:

Attending events such as informational sessions, local government meetings, protests, rallies, and conferences can give you ways to learn more about racial justice and to speak up for it. On our Events page, we have a calendar that shows local events related to racial justice.