black lives matter

Black Lives Matter

Black lives matter everywhere, in Jersey City, in your neighborhood, on your street. As a Jersey City resident, you’ve had the unique opportunity to experience the most diverse city in our country with neighbors, friends, family and strangers coming here from all over the world. If you’re looking to make a difference in the Black Lives Matter movement that is making strides in Jersey City, you’ve come to the right place. EverythingJerseyCity.com has compiled Black Lives Matter resources that inform you how to be an ally and how to make a change in your own neighborhood.

BlackLivesMatter.com Toolkits

BlackLivesMatter.com Toolkits

From the organization behind it all, here are some informational "toolkits" by Black Lives Matter to help educate yourself in how to help push the message forward. Healing Action Toolkit Conflict Resolution Toolkit Healing Justice Toolkit
Instagram Accounts to Follow

Instagram Accounts to Follow

As thousands show their support of Black Lives Matter, many are asking: how can we be better allies? Creating real change requires a continued effort that carries over into the everyday. In addition to donations and localized activism, we must amplify...
Petitions to Sign

Petitions to Sign

Active Petitions   After the massive social media #BlackoutTuesday posts, many people want to find ways they can contribute beyond a post. A great place to start is to sign petitions for change. Here you can find a list of active petitions that...
Places to Donate

Places to Donate

If you want to support the many organizations working against police brutality and discrimination, here are a few places you can donate. Scroll through and give to an organization (or many!) whose work speaks to you.    Foundations For Change ...
Black-Owned Businesses in Jersey City

Black-Owned Businesses in Jersey City

You’ve probably heard of “shopping small”, but another way to support is to shop small from Black-owned businesses. Black-Owned Businesses are vastly underrepresented, accounting for less than 7% of small businesses in the US, while we account for 13% o...
Books on Race

Books on Race

For black booksellers and publishers who have been promoting their titles for years, it’s encouraging that people are now turning to books to further their own knowledge, rather than solely expecting the black community to educate them. Here are some o...
Media on Race

Media on Race

If you like watching documentaries and films as a way to educate yourself and help understand a different perspective, check out this list.   Documentaries 13th - Netflix & YouTube (for free) Stay Woke: The Black Lives Matter Movement...
Podcasts on Race

Podcasts on Race

Here are some podcasts to listen to about race and racial injustice in the US. They’ll offer some historical perspective to the awful events of this week and hopefully spark a conversation or a new way of thinking to see the world through someone else’s eye...
What is Black Breastfeeding Week and Why It’s So Important

What is Black Breastfeeding Week and Why It’s So Important

BLM Family Health + Fitness
What is Black Breastfeeding Week and Why It’s So Important   I could have died 3 times, I am a...
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An Outpouring of Jersey Pride at Homegrown

An Outpouring of Jersey Pride at Homegrown

BLM Explore + Do Food & Drink Good News Living in JC
An Outpouring of Jersey Pride at Homegrown   If there’s one thing we’re known for more than our bagels, beaches,...
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West Side Community Fridge Offers Free Food

West Side Community Fridge Offers Free Food

BLM Charities Explore + Do Family Food & Drink Good News Living in JC Shopping
West Side Community Fridge Offers Free Food Aid comes in many forms during tumultuous times of need. One of our...
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BLESC: Tackling Racial Disparities

BLESC: Tackling Racial Disparities

BLM Events Living in JC
BLESC: Tackling Racial Disparities Let’s face it—it’s hard to discuss current events without forays into history, personal experiences, and of...
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Juneteenth: The Emancipation Holiday

Juneteenth: The Emancipation Holiday

Arts + Culture BLM History Living in JC
Juneteenth: The Emancipation Holiday June 19th is just another summer day for many, but for the last 155 years, African...
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Black Lives Matter Friday Forum: Power to the Youth

Black Lives Matter Friday Forum: Power to the Youth

BLM Events Explore + Do History Living in JC
Black Lives Matter Friday Forum: Power to the Youth Following over a week of worldwide protests for the Black Lives...
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Black Men United Hosts Community Clean Up

Black Men United Hosts Community Clean Up

BLM Charities Events Explore + Do Living in JC
Black Men United Hosts Community Clean Up Right now, among protests, marches, and many hopeful, peaceful gatherings, there’s still plenty...
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Black Lives Matter Resources

Black Lives Matter Resources

BLM Charities Events Explore + Do History Lifestyle Living in JC
Black Lives Matter Resources EverythingJerseyCity.com stands in solidarity with the outrage for the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud...
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Black History Month: The Past and The Future

Black History Month: The Past and The Future

Arts + Culture BLM History Living in JC
Black History Month: The Past and The Future   Black History Month in the U.S.  February 1st commences the annual...
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Jersey + Co has Gelato Love for the Community

Jersey + Co has Gelato Love for the Community

BLM Charities Explore + Do Food & Drink Good News Living in JC
Jersey + Co has Gelato Love for the Community It was unseasonably warm for a Saturday in January. Temperatures rising...
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Checking in with Chidick: JC’s North Star

Checking in with Chidick: JC’s North Star

BLM Charities Good News Living in JC
Checking in with Chidick: JC’s North Star Every once in awhile, we encounter human beings who are so charismatic, inspiring...
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Eyes on the Prize: Coaching for Change

Eyes on the Prize: Coaching for Change

BLM Good News Living in JC Sports
Eyes on the Prize: Coaching for Change   Many, many years ago, my third grade teacher, who I don’t recall...
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Boss Women of Jersey City: Assia Wilson of UPS & Sayallures

Boss Women of Jersey City: Assia Wilson of UPS & Sayallures

BLM Good News Lifestyle Living in JC Shopping
Boss Women of Jersey City: Assia Wilson of UPS & Sayallures   From working years of odd jobs to owning...
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