Transformative leadership development · Direct action organizing · Advocacy
Founded in 2013, BYP100 (Black Youth Project 100) is a member-based organization of Black youth activists creating justice and freedom for all Black people. BYP100 was, at one point, just a hashtag for the 2013 “Beyond November Movement Convening” developed through the vision and leadership of Cathy Cohen.
Direct Action · Local Chapter · End Police Misconduct
Dallas Alliance Against Racist & Political Oppression work to end police misconduct, prison profiteering, racist & political repression, and economic injustice. Their strategy is not to merely be reactive to incidents of state-sanctioned violence and repression but to build towards meaningful change in the power dynamic between their neighborhoods and the police.
Share Your Story · National Attention
Mothers Against Police Brutality (MAPB) is the voice for justice for victims of police brutality and deadly force. They are a multi-racial, multi-ethnic coalition uniting mothers nationwide to fight for civil rights, police accountability, and policy reform. The MAPB is part of the In Defense of Black Lives Dallas Coalition calling on the Dallas City Council to defund the police.
Education · Organized activism · Youth Support
Founded in 2014, the Next Generation Action Network was established to give a voice to human and civil rights initiatives, and provide access to education and organized activism. Its goal is to lobby for social change and equality, and cultivate young leaders driven towards the eradication of social injustice through social, educational, civil, human, and community reform.
Fund Communities · Legislative Action · POC-Led
Our City, Our Future expects leaders to govern with courage and moral clarity — not to operate within the same archaic framework that has perpetuated and maintained white supremacy and racism for so long. Much of their work is centered around ensuring their city budget is reflective of the priorities of the people most affected by policing and poverty in this city. Libraries, cultural centers, and recreation centers are essential in these times to work through the grief that comes with isolation and loss of family members. In this moment of crisis, they are calling on Dallas’ elected officials and leadership to put people first.
Black Trans Women · Transformative Housing
To develop sustainable resources enhance and protect the lives of Black Trans-Identified Women. The House of Rebirth is part of the In Defense of Black Lives Dallas Coalition calling on the Dallas City Council to defund the police.
Alternative First Responders in Dallas
Don’tCallthePolice.com is a national directory of organizations equipped to handle non-violent situations in your city. Easily search for your alternative first responders by topics like housing, LGBTQ+, mental health, domestic violence & sexual assault, youth, elders, crime, and substances.Go to Dallas