Get Involved, Organizations to Support

Environmental Organizations

If there is an organization that is not on this list that you think should be, please e-mail me at dissentingcupcake@gmail.com with the name of the organization and a link to their official website. CAVEAT: Since I live in Louisiana, I am including organizations that are specific to my state/regional area. I encourage you to find [...]

Actions You Can Take, Get Involved

Take Action: What You Can Do The Week of Jan. 30

The most common question I receive is "What can I do?" It's great to read and research and listen, but when it comes to action, many people aren't sure what they can *do* to help those who need it. Here is a list of actions you can take this week: Call your two senators and [...]

Actions You Can Take, Get Involved

Get Involved: 10 Things You Can Do Right Now for Social Justice

The most common question I receive is "What can I do?" It's great to read and research and listen, but when it comes to action, many people aren't sure what they can actually *do* to help those who need it. Here is a list of ten actions you can take right now: Diversify your online [...]

Actions You Can Take, Get Involved, Resources

Resource: Being a Good Ally

Being a good ally starts with one thing: listening. That includes reading. I've included some articles here about allyship that are particularly useful. If you really want to be a good, active ally, start reading and listening. Happy reading! So You Call Yourself an Ally: 10 Things All 'Allies' Need to Know by Jamie Utt [...]

Actions You Can Take, Get Involved, Organizations to Support, Resources

Resource: Organizations to Support from Women with a Vision

Women with a Vision is a community-based non-profit, founded in 1989 by a grassroots collective of African-American women in response to the spread of HIV/AIDS in communities of color. Created by and for women of color, WWAV is a social justice non-profit that addresses issues faced by women within our community and the Gulf South [...]