There’s power in advocacy and there’s power in numbers. If you’re looking for quick ways to help bring attention to important causes, take a few minutes to sign petitions and share them with friends and family.
While we’ve listed several below, there are many more out there that can help. You can find more petitions on Twitter.
Justice for George Floyd
This petition is meant to reach Mayor Jacob Frey to get the officers involved in George Floyd’s murder charged and fired.
Justice for Breonna Taylor
We are seeking justice for the Louisville PD’s illegal raid and murder of Breonna Taylor. The petition is asking for charges to be filed, family paid for damages, and intervention by Congress regarding no-knock warrants.
Color of Change is also asking the city to charge the officers after the FBI announced an investigation into the murder of Breonna Taylor.
Ahmaud Arbery was killed by two white men while jogging in his neighborhood. The DAs exonerated the murderers and we are asking them to be removed from office.
Justice For Emerald Black
A pregnant black woman and her fiance were pulled over and officers threw her on the ground. They proceeded to stomp on her stomach and she miscarried. We are demanding an investigation.
Justice for David McAtee
David McAtee was killed on June 1st by the Louisville Metro Police Department in Kentucky. His body was left in the street for over 12 hours. We are looking to identify and arrest his killer.
Justice for Tony McDade
Tony McDade was a trans black man killed by police in Tallahassee. This petition is putting his name out there after he’s been misgendered by some media outlets and addressing the need for change in the system.
The Action Network is also demanding justice for Tony McDade with a form allowing you to send an email to city officials demanding they remove the Chief of Police from office and open an investigation.
Ban the use of inhumane rubber bullets
The latest protests have shown how misleading the term “rubber bullets” is and how harmful rubber bullets can be. Rubber bullets have caused bone fractures, eye injuries, and could cause damage to internal organs.
The NAACP have compiled petitions and policy demands including a call for criminal justice reform.
Justice For Tyler Lumar
Tyler Lumar was killed in 2016 after a medical clinic refused to prescribe Tyler his medication for chronic asthma and he was detained over a traffic warrant he already paid.
Justice for Jennifer Jeffley
Jennifer Jeffley was arrested at 15 for a murder she did not commit and has spent over 20 years in prison. We are asking the Texas governor to free her.
Julius Jones is innocent
Julius Jones was arrested at 19 for a murder he didn’t commit and is currently on death row and held in solitary confinement. We are demanding justice from the state of Oklahoma.
Dismiss the charges on Marshae Jones
Marshae Jones was pregnant when she was shot and lost her baby. Her shooter was not charged; instead, Marshae was charged with manslaughter because she had a miscarriage.
Hands Up Act
Travis Washington is asking us to support a Hands Up Act to punish police for shooting unarmed citizens with a mandatory 15-year sentence.
Black Lives Matter – Defund the Police
The Black Lives Matter Movement is looking to end systemic racism with a call for national defunding of police.
Pardon Black Woman Imprisoned for Voting
Crystal spent time in prison and was unknowingly stripped of her voting rights. When she attempted to submit a ballot, it was considered a felony. She was sent to prison for years. The Next Generation Action Network is calling on the Texas governor to pardon Crystal.
Justice For Joāo Pedro
14-year-old Joāo Pedro was killed in his own home by Rio de Janeiro police, and his body was taken by the police for 17 hours before his family was contacted.
Free Eric Riddick
Eric Riddick was sentenced to life in prison after being wrongfully convicted of first degree murder. Three students at Georgetown University are working with Georgetown’s Prisons and Justice Initiative and the Igwe Firm to exonerate him.
Reopen the case involving the death of Tamla Horsford
Tamla Horsford was murdered while attending a sleepover with 7 white women. She was found beaten on the lawn and had allegedly fallen off the balcony, but everyone in attendance claimed they didn’t see what happened and no one called the police until 9AM the next morning.
Justice for Elijah Nichols
Elijah Nichols was arrested for defending himself against three attackers at a college party. Elijah is serving 10 years, with 20 years of probation following his release.