Resources for Black, Indigenous and Other People of Color

This page is dedicated to uplifting Black, Indigenous, Asian-American/Pacific Islander and Latinx companies within the B Lab U.S. & Canada community, providing them with opportunities to enhance their experiences within the business world.  If you’d like to submit a resource to be considered for this page, please fill out our submission form.

The Fifteen Percent Pledge

Black people make up 15% of the US population. So, The Fifteen Percent Pledge asked businesses to dedicate 15% of their shelf space to Black-owned brands.

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SixNineteen

Juneteenth is a day that honors Black freedom and Black resistance, and centers Black people’s unique contribution to the struggle for justice in the U.S. This Juneteenth is a rare moment for our communities to proclaim in one voice that Black Lives Matter, and that we won’t tolerate anything less than justice for all our people.

 

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Ways to Help by @Seanwineman on Twitter

Ways you can help by signing petitions, donating, voting and more. Shared by @Seanwineman on Twitter.

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Illustration by Sarah Dahir.

Petitions and Donations

A Google Doc sharing the current petitions related to racial justice.

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Justice for Chantel Moore

On June 4, 2020, an indigenous woman named Chantel Moore was killed by an Edmundston police officer during a wellness check. This link is a petition to pressure the Edmundston Police Force to criminally charge the officer with a count of second-degree murder.

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Demand racial data on police involved deaths in Canada

Advocacy for the documentation of police-involved deaths by race in Canada. This will give us transparency and much-needed data that can support further change.

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8 Can’t Wait

Research shows more restrictive use of force policies are associated with fewer police killings. Tell your city to adopt all eight of these policies.

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Stand With Bre

Important updates from Breonna Taylor's case and action steps to #StandWithBre and finally secure justice in this case.

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Become and Find Allies for Women of Color

From Ellevate Network. Learn about the struggles Black women face in the workplace, what it means to be a mentor and a sponsor, how you can find your allies at work and thrive as a woman of color, how you can be an ally at work, and advice from powerful Black voices.

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A Guide to Allyship

A compilation guide for Allyship including resource links and dates.

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Illustration by Sarah Dahir.

Resources for Black Lives Matter

A Google Doc of resources for Black Lives Matter.

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Illustration by Sarah Dahir.

Anti-Racism Resources for White People

This document is intended to serve as a resource to white people and parents to deepen our anti-racism work. Document compiled by Sarah Sophie Flicker, Alyssa Klein in May 2020.

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About These Resources

Since 2020, businesses across the U.S., Canada, and worldwide have focused attention, time and resources on anti-racist education. B Lab U.S. & Canada has also been one of those organizations channeling energy to move towards a racially equitable economy and society.

At the same time, those most directly impacted by systemic racism deserve to be highlighted, uplifted and centered within this community.