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Help out by becoming a member, volunteer, or donating to one or more of these organizations. You can also give your business and your support to one of the black-owned businesses at the bottom of the page.


Black Youth Project 100

Founded in 2013, BYP100 (Black Youth Project 100) is a member-based organization of Black youth activists creating justice and freedom for all Black people. BYP100 was, at one point, just a hashtag for the 2013 “Beyond November Movement Convening” developed through the vision and leadership of Cathy Cohen.

Equal Justice Initiative

The Equal Justice Initiative is committed to ending mass incarceration and excessive punishment in the United States, to challenging racial and economic injustice, and to protecting basic human rights for the most vulnerable people in American society.

Elevated Thought

Elevated Thought is an art and social justice 501(c)(3) organization based in Lawrence, MA. We develop spaces for BIPOC youth and communities to engage and understand art’s liberating power.
Through creative youth development, beautification projects, public outreach, and paid opportunities for BIPOC creatives, ET actively addresses forms of systemic injustice.

The Let Us Breathe Fund

The Let Us Breathe Fund is the only NYC-based fund led by and for Black communities organizing around police reform and building Black liberation. We started the Fund in 2015 following the death of Eric Garner at the hands of the NYPD. The Fund provided rapid response in that crisis moment and now supports the long-term leadership of Black New Yorkers fighting police violence and structural racism.


Founded in 1909 in response to the ongoing violence again Black people around the country, the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) is the largest and most pre-eminent civil rights organization in the nation. We have over 2,200 units and branches across the nation, along with well over 2M activists. Our mission is to secure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of all person

National Urban League

The National Urban League is a historic civil rights organization dedicated to economic empowerment in order to elevate the standard of living in historically underserved urban communities

Showing Up for Racial Justice

SURJ is a national network of groups and individuals organizing white people for racial justice. Through community organizing, mobilizing, and education, SURJ moves white people to act as part of a multi-racial majority for justice with passion and accountability. We work to connect people across the country while supporting and collaborating with local and national racial justice organizing efforts. SURJ provides a space to build relationships, skills and political analysis to act for change.

Black-Owned Businesses

Help out people who historically have had a tougher time breaking into the restaurant business and eat some yummy food in the process!

A drawing of a group of black and brown people with the words "Merrimack Valley Black & Brown Allies" to the right on a yellow background.

MV Black and Brown Voices

Merrimack Valley Black and Brown Voices created an interactive map of Black and Brown owned businesses across Merrimack Valley.

Black Boston

The list of Black-male and Black women-owned firms, minority-owned businesses and, local shops and a growing artists list. MBE certified vendors of Massachusetts are also listed with hundreds of records in all categories

The Initialism BECMA, Black Econimic Council of Massachusetts

Black Economic Council

The mission of the Black Economic Council of Massachusetts, Inc. (BECMA) is to advance the economic well-being of Black businesses, organizations that serve the Black community and Black residents of Massachusetts.

Northshore Magazine

The magazine curated a list of black-owned businesses in the North Shore of Boston. Categories include Arts, Cleaning Services, and Restaurants.

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