Daily COVID-19 Make an Impact Report

Visit.org is committed to sharing the immediate short-term and long-term needs of nonprofits in our community. We encourage you to check back frequently for updates on how we can come together to support the people and organizations most affected by this crisis.

Make an Impact Report:  Monday, June 22nd

Dear friends,

Visit.org stands with the Black community and is committed to sharing ways we can come together to fight for racial justice and social equality in America.

 

Make an impact from home:
 

 

Fund organizations serving communities of color during COVID-19. The Emergent Fund is providing grants to grassroots organizations led by communities of color that are responding to the impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable communities, with a priority on those facing injustice based on racial, ethnic, religious, and other forms of discrimination. Contribute to the fund by making a donation, or apply for funding.

Support vital research on inequities affecting Black women and girls. The National Black Women's Justice Institute advocates to reduce social disparities impacting cisgender and transgender Black women through research and education. Support the organization with a donation.

Fuel the fight for intersectional social justice. Until Freedom is an organization committed to fighting systemic and racial injustice by giving voice to those most directly impacted. Help amplify their efforts by donating

 

This week's featured Engage Your Team From Home Experience: 

 

Looking to enhance your team’s work culture and internal diversity? This 90-minute online workshop, led by an award-winning theater artist, incorporates performance, discussion, and an interactive activity to highlight how amplifying and listening to diverse voices fosters empathy and helps create change in the workplace and beyond. Current Visit.org partners can get started here. If you’re not yet a corporate partner, please reach out to [email protected] for help facilitating this activity.

 

From your friends at Visit.org, stay safe, and let’s take care of each other. 

Warmly,

Visit.org


Make an Impact Report:  Thursday, June 18th

Dear friends,

Visit.org stands with the Black community and is committed to sharing ways we can come together to fight for racial justice and social equality in America. In honor of the historical significance of Juneteenth, the annual holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, Visit.org will be closed on Friday, June 19th.

 

Make an impact from home:

 

Take a stand against racially unjust mass incarceration and criminal punishment. The Equal Justice Initiative fights racial inequity by providing legal representation and reentry assistance to people who have been unfairly abused by the criminal justice system. Make a donation to help power their work.

Support organizing and community building for queer and trans people of color. The Audre Lorde Project is dedicated to advancing community wellness and social and economic justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual, two spirit, trans, and gender nonconforming people of color. Show your support for their work by making a donation here.

Get trained to dismantle patterns of racism and injustice in your community. The Center for Racial Justice in Education empowers educators and organizations to create racially equitable community spaces. Request a training for your organization, sign up to volunteer, or make a donation today.

 

From your friends at Visit.org, stay safe, and let’s take care of each other. 

Warmly,

Visit.org


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