Injustice and brutality are never acceptable in a democratic society. We owe it to the disenfranchised to hear their protests. We owe it to our country to show all the ways injustice and inequality have become ingrained in our way of life. We owe it to the world to stand united against injustice in any form. We owe it to ourselves to make a long term change for the better and to move forward TOGETHER.
Supporting organizations that can make a real, lasting impact in the fight for social justice and equality is important, and we’ve selected some charities that we believe do just that. However, money isn’t and can’t be the only solution.
Our company and our brands are committed to fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion. We welcome the opportunity to be an ally in the fight against injustice and are actively working to find ways we can be better as an organization both now and in the future.
We are proud to support the following organizations:
The Black Collective Mutual Aid Fund (https://www.theblkcollective.org/mutualaid) – A local Miami organization, The Black Collective Mutual Aid Fund focuses on the experiences of the African diaspora. As an organization they are committed to promoting a shared agenda to elevate political consciousness and amplify the economic power of Black communities.
Campaign Zero (https://www.joincampaignzero.org/#vision) – Funds donated to Campaign Zero support the analysis of policing practices across the country, research to identify effective solutions to end police violence, technical assistance to organizers leading police accountability campaigns and the development of model legislation and advocacy to end police violence nationwide.
Color of Change (https://colorofchange.org/) – Color Of Change helps people respond effectively to injustice in the world around us. As a national online force driven by 1.7 million members, they move decision makers in corporations and government to create a more human and less hostile world for Black people, and all people. Until justice is real.
Black Girls Code (https://www.blackgirlscode.com/) – The vision behind Black Girls Code is To increase the number of women of color in the digital space by empowering girls of color ages 7 to 17 to become innovators in STEM fields, leaders in their communities, and builders of their own futures through exposure to computer science and technology. To provide African-American youth with the skills to occupy some of the 1.4 million computing job openings expected to be available in the U.S. by 2020, and to train 1 million girls by 2040.