Find out how you can stay informed, give back, and empower change in your community amid nationwide protests calling for increased racial equity, law enforcement reform, and justice.
In a time where protestors have marched in the streets of all 50 states calling for police reform and justice, among other things, the moment to take action is a fruitful one. Action Button helps with the heavy lifting by simplifying, categorizing, and featuring a wide range of actions you can take that amplify your voice. Whether by weighing in on public polls, getting in touch with your legislators, registering to vote online, or browsing a selection of volunteer opportunities near you, your voice is powerful. Action Button is here to make using it simple.
Join the conversation by adding your perspective to polls
Public opinion plays an integral role in shaping the policies and laws that in turn shape our society. By contributing to polls like the one featured in the Action Button below, you can weigh in on questions that help guide conversations about racial equality. Sentiment polls also offer a gateway to other actions with a more immediate impact like making sure you’re registered to vote. Make sure your voice is heard within the public dialogue.
Get in touch with your legislators
Action Button gives you a direct line of contact between you and your representatives. Discuss your view on the ongoing protests, the state of racial equity in your community, or the government’s response to demonstrations and public debate. It takes just a few minutes to send a message that resonates.
Volunteer your time — at home or in your community
The power of collective action is clear. Action Button is here to help you find opportunities where you can use your time to make a difference today. Whether you take action from your living room, or within your community, volunteering is a powerful way to have a real, tangible impact on issues that matter.
Register to vote seamlessly to make sure your voice is heard come November
The power contained within a ballot is undeniable — Action Button makes the registration process as smooth as possible. Action Button provides you the ability to register to vote, sign up for reminders from Rock the Vote, and find your polling station without ever leaving home. So check your registration status now and make sure you’re ready to cast your ballot on Election Day.
More ways to give back
Organizations seeking donations
- Equal Justice Initiative: The EJI dedicates its resources to addressing racial and economic injustice in many forms to help prop up America’s most vulnerable populations.
- NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund: The NAACP’s Legal Defense Fund fights for structural reform to eliminate racial inequality by way of litigation, advocacy, and widespread education.
- American Civil Liberties Union: The ACLU seeks to fulfill the promises of the U.S. Constitution and its guarantee of equality for all.
Links are provided solely as resources, not endorsements by Action Button and/or Speakable, PBC.
In an era characterized by media saturation and the flood of narratives that accompany it, staying up to date on key issues is as accessible – and daunting – as ever. If you’re unable to volunteer your time or donate, staying informed allows you to impact the conversation, whether by reaching out to your legislators or your network. A great place to start is with local news sources, where you can learn how nationally-relevant issues are impacting your community. And be sure to check our homepage for the latest from Action Button publishers so you can act in the moment of inspiration.