Elected officials on the local, regional, state, and federal levels that represent zip code 11768 (Northport, NY)
United Methodist Church (UMC) general social justice resources
New York Justice for Our Neighbors (NY JFON), facilitating legal services for immigrants.
Other faith-based organizations
Methodist Federation for Social Action (A network of chapters, communities, churches, and individuals that believe Christian faith calls us to work toward a more justice-filled church, nation, and world.)
Long Island-based organizations
Hofstra Univ. Center for “Race,” Culture, and Social Justice
Other social justice and criminal justice resources
Not in Our Town (NOIT), a grass-roots movement to resist hatred.
Releasing Aging People in Prison (RAPP): working to end mass incarceration and promote racial justice through the release from prison of older and aging people and those serving long and life sentences.
Dream Corps: Advancing solutions that inspire action, serve justice, and improve people’s lives.
UMC resources for understanding and combatting racism
End Racism: Statement and links to events and resources
Other resources for understanding and combatting racism
Erase Racism NY — Regional movement focusing on policy issues affecting discrimination.
Deconstructing White Privilege (video with Robin DiAngelo, author of White Fragility)
“What is Owed” by Nikole Hannah Jones in The New York Times Magazine
What is White Privilege, Really? — From the organization Teaching Tolerance
I interrupted a racist joke — A short, powerful video posted by Paul Scanlon, Senior Pastor of the Abundant Life Church, Bradford, England, and founder of Abundant Life Ministries.
Newsday report of its investigation into unfair housing practices on Long Island.
“As a Young Black Man” — Video testimonial from an 18-year-old cycling coach in the Pacific Northwest