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Understanding Civic Unrest in Baltimore: From the '68 Riots to the Uprising of 2015 and Present Day

Unrest is part of United States history. The goal of this resource is to help folks investigate the history of it, with a particular focus on Baltimore City,

Baltimore United for Change (BUC)

http://bmoreunited.org/

BUC is a coalition of concerned citizens and organizations working for justice in Baltimore City. They are working toward sustainable solutions to end police brutality in Baltimore.

 


Leaders of A Beautiful Struggle (LBS)

http://lbsbaltimore.com/

LBS is a grassroots think-tank which advances the public policy interest of Black people, in Baltimore, through: youth leadership development, political advocacy, and autonomous intellectual innovation.

 


 

No Boundaries Coalition

http://www.noboundariescoalition.com/

The No Boundaries Coalition is a resident-led initiative dedicated to deconstructing boundaries and reconstructing community. The No Boundaries Coalition brings Bolton Hill, Druid Heights, Madison park, Reservoir Hill, Upton, and Sandtown together across race, class, and neighborhood lines to build a more unified and empowered Central West Baltimore.

 



Baltimore Art + Justice Project

http://artplusjustice.org/

The Baltimore Art + Justice Project in the Office of Community Engagement at MICA brings together individuals and organizations working at the intersection of art and social just in Baltimore City. Through an interactive map, online resources and community dialogues, the Baltimore Art + Justice Project aims to strengthen arts/design based collaboration to create a better, more just Baltimore.
 


CASA de Maryland
http://wearecasa.org/
Their mission is to create a more just society by building power and improving the quality of life in low-income immigrant communities. Their vision is a future with diverse and thriving communities living free from discrimination and fear, working together with mutual respect to achieve full human rights for all.


Baltimore Racial Justice Action
http://bmoreantiracist.org/
Baltimore Racial Justice Action (BRJA) is a network of Maryland individuals committed to social and economic transformation with an emphasis on racial equity.


Baltimore United Viewfinders
http://baltimoreviewfinders.org/
Baltimore United Viewfinders is a youth-driven organization using the arts to explore their own definition of self and place. The Baltimore United Viewfinders meets at MICA Place. Their mission is to foster the leadership potential of young people as social entrepreneurs producing multimedia arts for community action and income. 


BALT - Baltimore Action Legal Team
https://www.baltimoreactionlegal.org/
BALT provides legal support to Baltimore communities as they exercise their civil liberties protesting against injustices rooted in structural racism and economic inequality.

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