Resources and Action Steps

Arts Alliance Illinois has provided these helpful links that outline the different ways you can be involved in this important national conversation:

  1. Contact your legislators, mayor, and city council members. Our elected officials work for us and should know your views on policing and the current protests so they can make better decisions on policy and funding. Call or e-mail today. Click here to find your legislators.
  2. Donate to an organization committed to dismantling systemic racism and helping communities heal and rebuild after the recent protests. There are many organizations doing this work, here are just a few:
  3. Educate yourself with the following Anti-Racism Resources and Materials:
  4. For protesters, be sure to know your rights and who to contact in case of an arrest:



Arts Alliance Illinois

Arts Alliance Illinois fights for arts resources and policies that benefit our members and all Illinois residents. With 25,000 active subscribers and hundreds of members, we connect the people and ideas that are shaping the future of the creative sector. As the only statewide, multidisciplinary organization concentrated on the strength of arts and culture, the Alliance takes on challenges that no single organization or artist can face alone. Our work in civic engagement, arts education, and cultural equity positively impacts every community across the state.

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