There are numerous grassroots BIPOC activists and organizations that need your support! This is only a partial list.
Watch our Instagram @promoteantiracismstpete stories for events and resources by numerous other activists, organizations, and educators.
“Today, the Dream Defenders is organizing Black and Brown youth to build power in our communities to advance a new vision we have for the state. Our agenda is called the Freedom Papers. Through it, we are advancing our vision of safety and security – away from prisons, deportation, and war – and towards healthcare, housing, jobs and movement for all.”
“FIREE is a group of spiritually minded and heart centered humans that are motivated to bring awareness to issues facing the Indigenous Peoples from North, Meso and South American regions. Indigenous People of this land, along with all their relations, are unifying for the civil and humane treatment of Indigenous people and protection of resources. This unification brings about the recognition and protection of the rights of Indigenous People, Sovereign Nations and Sacred Lands including honoring treaty and sovereign rights.
“Joshua Bean and Hillary Van Dyke are socialpreneurs and educators with a passion for achieving equity for Black people in Tampa Bay. Part of that work means assuring the economic vitality of the Black community. Our name is a nod to the “Negro Motorist Green Book,” the guidebook listing safe places for Black Americans traveling across Jim Crow America. Now, we aim to provide you with information on Black historical and cultural sites, Black artists, and Black-owned businesses in Tampa Bay that ALL people can support. We hope that the Green Book of Tampa Bay serves as a mobile travel guide and becomes your first stop for ANY service that you need.
“A collective of local residence advocating for peace, justice and equity.”
“Dedicated to holding law enforcement accountable in St. Petersburg and the greater Tampa Bay area.”
“The SPTU was formed to stand against gentrification, skyrocketing rent prices and negligent landlords here in St. Pete.
All Power to the Tenants!
All Power to the Working Class!
All Power to the People!”
“Grassroots team helping to inform and empower you to advocate for Tampa’s most marginalized communities. FOLLOW US to stay current and take action!”
“We encourage active civic engagement through social equity initiatives, creative expression, public policy awareness, advocacy for voter registration, and education in the Community Redeveloped Area of St. Petersburg, FL.”
“For more than 50 years, The Weekly Challenger Newspaper has been the most comprehensive source for gathering, organizing and presenting news and information to the African-American communities of Tampa Bay. In addition to in-depth research and thorough reporting of local events, The Weekly Challenger newspaper also offers complete coverage of news from state, national and international.”
“Young Equity Advocates (YEA) is a collective of youngish folx in Tampa Bay focused on equity in all things. We connect a network of young change-makers, facilitate collaboration across equity intersections, and advocate for equity in all the places where we show up. As we grow this collective, we're looking for people who are interested in expanding their capacity to create change. Come as you are, and let’s get to work together.”