Healing Justice for Black Lives Matter

The following three documents were created in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and the Baltimore Uprising. Our intention is to assist communities who are rising up and fighting back against anti-Black state and state-sanctioned violence to care for themselves, move through grief, heal from trauma, and attend to their emotional and physical safety in protest spaces.

Emotional & Physical Safety in Protests BLM

Practices for Moving Through Grief BLM

Self Care for Trauma Grief and Depression BLM

Lovingly crafted by Adrienne Maree Brown, Naima Penniman, Adaku Utah, Mark-Anthony Johnson, and Autumn Brown.

Healing Justice Practice Spaces: A How-To Guide

Are you interested in creating a Healing Justice Practice Space? You’ve come to the right place. Below is a set of resources free and available to support you in your revolutionary healing work. The first is a How-To Guide, and the additional resources are specific to different aspects of managing a HJPS.

Healing Justice Practice Spaces – A How-to Guide With Links

This draft guide was crafted by Autumn Brown, Maryse Mitchell-Brody, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, Adaku Utah, Triana Kazaleh-Sirdenis, and Susan Raffo, in solidarity with the Healing Justice for Black Lives Matter day of action on December 18th, 2014. It will continue to be updated as we learn and do more!

Additional Resources

HJPS Sample Guiding Principles HJPS GuidingPrinciples

HJPS Sample Coordinator Job Description HJPS Coordinator Job

HJPS Sample Supply List HJPS Sample Supply List

Sample Consent Form – 12pt Font AMC_HJPSConsentForm12pt

Sample Consent Form – 15pt Font AMC_HJPSConsentForm15

Raising Money – CSA Guide for Activists CSAGuide-RaisingMoneyforActivism

Building Radical Accessible Communities RadicalAccessibleCommunities

Creating Scent-Free Spaces Fragrance Free Femme of Colour Realness


Building Portable Room Dividers: A How-To



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