Black Lives Matter WR - Community Solidarity Fund

The Black Community Solidarity Fund is a way that the local Waterloo Region community can provide support to meet some of the urgent needs being communicated by urban organizers in North America who have responded with direct action to the most recent incidents of anti-Black police brutality and violence. The Black Solidarity Community Fund is also a way for the local community to provide support to ongoing Black-led anti-racist community care projects and organizations in the Waterloo Region.  

Funds raised will support the following initiatives: 

Local Initiatives  

Funds raised will provide support to ongoing under-resourced Black-led student, and youth focused anti-racist initiatives in the Waterloo Region including:

Young City Growers 
Africa Camp 
Local Post-Secondary Black Student Associations
Local Secondary Black Student Associations 

Funds raised will provide support to the following Black-led community care initiatives in the Waterloo Region: 

Woke Women and Woke Men 
African Community Wellness Initiative - Afrocentric Counselling Services 
Bring on the Sunshine Waterloo Region 

International Initiatives (20%)

Funds raised will provide on the ground support to organizers and activists in the Minnesota and Louisville through the following initiatives: 

Minnesota Freedom Fund 
https://minnesotafreedomfund.org/ 

Louisville Community Bail Fund
https://actionnetwork.org/fundraising/louisville-community-bail-fund/?fbclid=IwAR1Bg3RLgNNbQIW-NR-dr5KXPHik6K0dTy9XcwFyywkwu66PYn9HFh4RdX8

African  Community Wellness Initiative will be providing oversight to the management and deployment of funds.  
https://africancommunitywellness.org/


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Donations

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  • Anonymous 
    • $15 
    • 3 mos
  • Becca Redden 
    • $100 
    • 3 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $1,000 
    • 3 mos
  • Lauren Domonchuk 
    • $150 
    • 3 mos
  • Joe Martz 
    • $75 
    • 3 mos
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Organizer

Eve Mpofu (ACWI) 
Organizer
Kitchener, ON
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