The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is a nonprofit, grassroots civil rights advocacy organization.
Communities across the country are stepping up to self-organize mutual aid groups, uniting virtually to offer and coordinate support to those who are in need. In solidarity with the need for physic [...]
This guide answers several questions relating to immigrants affected by the flooding in New Orleans.
PRESENTERS: Tia Katrina Taruc-Myers (Law Center) Charlotte Tsui (Law Center) Sarah Kaplan (Cutting Edge Counsel) AGENDA: 1. Intro to mutual aid - Examples of...
This is a workshop on some of the most common legal questions we've heard coming up for mutual aid groups that have formed in response to the pandemic. It's ...
In an upside-down world where the prevailing view is that exploitation, hierarchy, and domination are natural and just, simple acts of sharing what we have with our neighbors and communities out of a sense of solidarity can become transgressive political acts.
Sustainable Economies Law Center created this legal resource guide with grassroots mutual aid networks in mind. At the beginning of the pandemic, we started to receive questions from community organizers from across the country. As these operations grew in number and complexity, we noticed a pattern in the types of questions being asked.
Whether or not you’re a citizen, you have rights under the United States Constitution. The Fifth Amendment gives every person the right to remain silent: not to answer questions asked by a police officer or government agent.
While the COVID-19 pandemic necessitates public health measures to reduce the impact of the virus on our communities and health care systems, we must be vigilant and resist authoritarian and violent tendencies.
A security culture is a set of customs and measures shared by a community whose members may engage in sensitive or illegal activities. Security culture practices minimize the risks of members getting arrested or their actions being foiled.
Resistance has been on the rise for the past few years, with activists adopting more and more affective tactics for fighting back.
In January 2009, activists in Austin, Texas, learned that one of their own, a white activist named Brandon Darby, had infiltrated groups protesting the Republican National Convention (RNC) as an FBI informant.
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