Resource list in support of Black and Indigenous communities

Black Lives Matter
– News (Sign up for updates!)
– Take Action
– Dontate
– Resources (Healing Action Toolkit, Chapter Conflict Resolution Toolkit, Healing Justice Toolkit and more)
– Chapters (Toronto, Vancouver, Waterloo)

Resource List
– Some places to give working locally in the US
– Some places to give working nationally in the US
– Some places to give working nationally in Canada
– Some places to give working locally in Canada
– Take Action (Call Scripts + Petitions)
– Resources and educational tools (Some incredibly helpful and comprehensive resource guides, Podcasts, Movies and TV and Books)

Anti-racism resources
– Where you can donate
– Online reading
– On protest
– Practicing Allyship
– Prison Abolition
– Videos
– Podcasts
– Books
– Follow + Support

Support Black initiatives or Organizers Helping Black Communities in Montreal
– Lawyer/Legal Aid/Mobilization
– Culture
– Education/Youth
– Assistance to migrants
– Assistance to ethnic and racialized communities
– Fight against poverty and exclusion / Entrepreneurship

Anti-racism resources for white people by Women do Stuff (France)
– Books
– Articles, blogs
– Films, series, documentaries
– Podcasts
– Youtube
– Organizations, associations, collectives, activists
– Youth
– Collections

Workman Arts’ Anti-Racism Resources
– Donate
– Petition

– Directories
– Action
– Tools

IMAASource – (Re)conciliation
– Think Before You Appropriate: A guide for creators and designers
– Interactive Territory, Treaty and Language Map (Native Land)
– Understanding Aboriginal Arts in Canada Today: A Review of Knowledge and Literature (Canada Council for the Arts)
– Impacts and Benefits Agreement – Indigenous Corporate Training (ICT)
– Indigenous self-government – Indigenous Corporate Training (ICT)
– Indigenous Peoples: A Guide to Terminology – Indigenous Corporate Training (ICT)
– 27 valuable “must do” tips for Working Effectively with Indigenous Peoples – Indigenous Corporate Training (ICT)
– 23 Tips on What Not to Say or Do when Working with Indigenous Peoples – Indigenous Corporate Training Inc. (ICT)
– United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UN)
– Guidelines for working with First Nations, Inuit and Métis Elders (CACE)
– Cultural Representation in the Media Arts, Ethics and Freedom of Expression (FOFA Gallery)
– Learning From Indigenous Non-Governmental Organizations: A Case Study of Three INGOs in Canada with Transformative Impact on their Communities (Tides Canada)
– Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC)
– Cultural Diversity in the Media Arts (NIMAC – IMAA)


Afrique au Féminin (Montréal-based)

Afrobiz.ca: Black owned businesses in Canada

BIPOC TV & Film

Black Lives Matter: Ways You Can Help (unofficial)

Black Lives Matter Vancouver Demands & Calls to Action 

Black Legal Action Centre

Black Youth Helpline

Black Health Alliance

Black Women Film! Canada

Call to Action by Hogan’s Alley Society

Call to Action to Address Anti-Black Racism in Schools by BC Community Alliance

Call to Action template by Defund VPD 

Canadian Anti-Hate Network

Canadian Civil Liberties Association (Donate)

Canadian Race Relations Foundation
The Spirit of Reconciliation, guidebook
Racism: Problems and Solutions, videos

Center for Research-Action on Race Relations 

Dames Making Games Resource List

Defund the Police – Canada

Edmonton anti-black racism tool kit

Federation of Black Canadians

Film in Colour

How to protest safely

Indigenous Screen Office

ImagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival and imagineNATIVE Film Festival Playlists

Jane Finch Action contre la pauvreté 

Jane Finch Housing Coalition

June is Indigenous History Month – BC Alliance

Mental Health virtual resources for Black people

Montreal-based racial justice organizations

National Film Board
Indigenous Cinema
Black Communities in Canada
Wapikoni Mobile 2017

National Indigenous Media Arts Coalition

Native Women’s Association of Canada

Reel World Film Festival

Support Network for Indigenous Women & Women of Colour

Toronto Black Film Festival

Vancouver Black Therapy & Advocacy Fund

Virtual protesting 101 by Manassaline

Wapikoni

What Canadian kids should know about #BlackLivesMatter – CBC (Video)

What is Systemic Racism? Video Series

10 steps to non-optical allyship by Mireille Charper

10 Films to Watch in Support of Black LiberationINDIE WIRE

14 Canadian Organizations to Donate to in the Fight Against Anti-Black Racism

This list is non exhaustive, you can contact us at coord@imaa.ca if you feel something else should be there.

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