At WCWRC, we say, Black Lives Matter. We mourn George Floyd’s death, and call for accountability for the officers responsible for his murder.
We are a centre that serves many racialised communities. Right now, the focus needs to be on lifting up our black brothers, sisters and non binary family in Winnipeg.
Some have suggested that donations in memory of George Floyd be given to WCWRC. We urge people to instead send those donations to QTPOC Winnipeg, Black Space Winnipeg, Black Lives Matter – Toronto, and other organisations specifically set up by Black people to achieve justice for Black people. Also, participate. There is a #Justice4BlackLives rally at the Legislature this Friday at 6pm.
How to donate:
- QTPOC Winnipeg: Send an e-transfer to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Black Space Winnipeg: Donate online or send e-transfers to: email@example.com (please use password: blackspace204)
- Black Lives Matter: Donate online at blacklivesmatter.ca
- #Justice4BlackLives: Send an e-transfer to Justice4BlackLivesWPG@gmail.com
This week and beyond, please listen to voices from the black lives matter movement; and look for ways to support their fight for justice. This is what we will be doing.