27 Productive Things You Can Do If You're Upset About The Election
These anti-bigotry, pro-women, pro-immigrant, pro-LGBTQ, and pro-Earth organizations need your help.
If you're feeling helpless after this election, here are some organizations where you can lend your time or support.
1. If you're worried about your individual rights and liberties, you can donate to or volunteer with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).
3. If you're worried about Islamophobia, you can get involved with the Council On American–Islamic Relations (CAIR).
4. If you're worried about hate groups and intolerance, you can donate to the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC).
5. If you're white and want to educate fellow white people about racial injustice, support Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ).
6. If you're concerned about women's rights and feminism, you can donate to the National Organization for Women (NOW).
7. If you're worried about the wellbeing of your local community or others, you can join AmeriCorps.
8. If you're worried about the future of sexual violence victims, you can support RAINN, the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network.
10. If you're worried about the opportunities for young people in America to succeed, you can donate to The Future Project.
11. If you're concerned about the safety and wellbeing of LGBTQ youth, you can volunteer with or donate to The Trevor Project.
12. If you’re worried about preserving natural resources and wildlife, you can support the Sierra Club.
14. If you're worried about the laws around reproductive health, you can support the Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR).
15. If you're worried about the representation of women in government, you can support She Should Run.
16. If you're worried about transphobia and trans rights, you can support the Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP).
17. If you're worried about the rights of LGBTQ immigrants seeking refuge in the US, you can support Immigration Equality.
18. If you're a person of faith worried about injustice and racism, you can get involved with Sojourners.
19. If you're worried about the rights of low-income immigrants, you can support the National Immigration Law Center (NILC).
20. If you're worried about racial inequality and discrimination, you can support the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
21. If you want to support nonviolent protest, you can support East Point Peace Academy.
East Point Peace Academy is an organization that encourages the practice of nonviolence and conflict reconciliation to create a culture of peace. It offers online resources, in-person training, and education to all people regardless of ability to pay — including prisoners, young people, and many activist groups. You can either donate to help sustain the organization or get involved with training and volunteer your services.
Click here to make a donation to East Point Peace Academy.
Click here to find out how you can volunteer with East Point Peace Academy.