Protest & Organizing Support

How to Become a Legal Observer
Be trained to observe during protests and provide legal testimony
Legal Resources
Free and reduced cost legal help
Know Your Rights
Free and reduced cost legal help

Protest Safety Guide
What to wear, bring, how to prepare, what to do or not do
Witness Media Lab: Protest Tips
– Know Your Rights. Understanding your rights and how you can prepare before filming at a protest. – The importance of having a 6 digit code. An overview of what details to film, and how to think about the purpose of filming – advocacy or evidence. – Filming tips on how to shoot better footage during a protest. – Tips to prove time and location of where you are filming so footage can be used in court. Also an overview on WHEN to begin sharing the video and points to consider.

Coalition Building
If you’re a member of an organization that has spotted a need for change but doesn’t know how to make a meaningful impact alone, coalition building may be the answer for you. Though you may know the change you want to make, the hardest part is figuring out how to get started. Do you have enough resources, money and otherwise, to make this happen? Are there people out there who also care about the cause, and is there anyone who might be inclined to work against you? How will you reach all the right people within a given timeline? These things can be difficult to tackle alone, and that’s why coalition building can be extremely helpful.
Opportunities for White People in the Fight for Racial Justice
[From] The chart below, very much a work in progress, has been developed to support White people to act for racial justice. It draws from ideas and resources developed mostly by Black, Brown and People of Color, and has been edited by Black, Brown, and People of Color.